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We are a slightly mad, always fun podcast bringing you all the History you love and a lot that you didn‘t know you‘d love until you heard it here!

Recommended by BBC Radio, and presented by acclaimed historian Alexandra Churchill, with Matt Bone and Zack White.

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Toni Mount joins us to tell us exactly what you'd need to get by in Medieval England.

Buy Toni's book, How to Survive in Medieval England, at our very own Bookstore here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781526754417

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Josh Provan returns to talk all about the man behind one of the biggest names in entertainment history.

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Rebecca Warren joins us to explain why, when it came to religion at least, Cromwell wasn't all bad.

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If you'd have sat down in the Middle Ages to write a history of Britain, what might it have looked like? Using art, mythology and historical sources, Amy Jeffs has written then book. 

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Jonathan Jordan returns to talk all about his stellar work into the relationship between Eisenhower and Churchill both during and after the Second World War.

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October 15, 2021

History Hack: Down the Pub

The regulars convene to debate the wackiest saint in history. 

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Marc Baer joins us for a fascinating jaunt through 300 years of imperial Ottoman history.

But Marc's book, The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars and Caliphs, at our very own Bookshop here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781473695702

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Author Annie Garthwaite joins Charlotte and Boney to discuss the incredible Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV and Richard III and the subject of her new novel, Cecily, which views the Wars of the Roses through the incredible woman history has pushed out of focus.

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Megan Kelleher joins us to talk about the work of the Commonwealth War Graves at home and how it has evolved in the last 100 years.

Learn more about the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission at: https://www.cwgc.org/

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October 8, 2021

History Hack: Kubilai Khan

Jonathan Clements returns for another rip-roaring jaunt through Asian history. This time it's the life and times of Kubilai Khan.

Buy Jonathan's book, A Brief History of Khubilai Khan: Lord of Xanadu, Founder of the Yuan Dynasty, Emperor of China, at our very own Bookshop here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781472143204

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