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Ben Kane, author of historical fiction, speaks at the Chalke Valley History Festival, 2017. For more interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Ben Kane

Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of childhood. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries subscribe to HistoryHIt.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Childhood

Dan talks to Helen Castor about her new book about Elizabeth I and the way she governed. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producers: Natt Tapley & Helen CarrieAudio: Pete Dennis

Elizabeth 1 - Helen Castor

As Donald Trump threatens a trade war with China, Dan talks to Marc-William Palen from the University of Exeter about tariffs, trade wars and the history of free trade. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Tariffs & trade wars - Marc Palen

Dan talks to Simon Elliott about Septimius Severus, the first Hammer of the Scots, about his Northern Campaigns, and the true story of this savage 3rd century invasion of Scotland. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV today!Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Septimius Severus in Scotland - Simon Elliott

Dan talks to Kim Wagner about the fascinating story of the skull he found in an attic in a pub, and what it tells us about the Indian Uprising of 1857. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, do subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

The skull of Alum Bheg and the Indian Uprising of 1857 - Kim Wagner

Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell whisk you through the mysterious crannies in the unexpected history of pockets! For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV - a new kind of history channel.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete DennisTheme tune: Dan Morelle

Pockets

John Julius Norwich talks with wit and deep knowledge about the end of the 15th century and the beginning of the 16th. For more exclusive history documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

John Julius Norwich

Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of eggs! For more exclusive interviews & documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete DennisTheme: Dan Morelle

Eggs - Easter Special

Dan talks to Cat Jarman, a scientist who has worked to establish whether the bones in the charnel house at Repton re those of Ivar the Boneless' Great Heathen Army. To see an exclusive documentary on the subject, go to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt Tapley

The Great Viking Army at Repton - Cat Jarman

Join David Owen at the Chalke Valley History Festival. For more exclusive interviews & documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

David Owen

Dan talks to BBC Security Correspondent Gordon Corera about Britain's secret pigeon spy force. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Spy Pigeons - Gordon Corera

Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell discover the unexpected history of nonsense! For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Nonsense

Dan meets Field Marshall the Lord Bramall, who served from the Second World War until the 1980s. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: NattAudio: Pete Dennis

Lord Bramall

Dan Snow meets Leanda de Lisle, whose new biography of Charles I attempts to re-evaluate the reign of Charles I. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews, subscribe to HistoryHit TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Charles I Reconsidered - Leanda de Lisle

Art Detective Dr Janina Ramirez meets Amber Butchart at the National Gallery to discuss the Arnolfini Portrait. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

The Arnolfini Portrait - Amber Butchart

Dan talks to Bee Rowlatt about the life and death of the author of A Vindication of the Rights of Women, Mary Wollstonecraft. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Mary Wollstonecraft - Bee Rowlatt

Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell expore the unexpected history of hats, titfers, chapeaux, and other head-coverings. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TVProducer: Nathaniel Tapley for Hit NetworkAudio: Pete DennisTheme: Dan Morelle

Hats

Dan talks live to contributors in two different continents, Olivia Windham-Stewart from the Museum of British Colonialism with contributors Susan Kibaara and Mary Njoroge in Kenya. They discuss the caesuras in British colonial history, and what can be done to correct them. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Nathaniel TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

The Mau Mau Uprising - exclusive double-continent live broadcast!

Dr Janina Ramirez visits an architectural treasure, Birkenhead Priory, the oldest standing building on Merseyside. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete DennisPicture credits: Adrian Little, James Deegan & Alison Bailey Smith

BIrkenhead Priory

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