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Georges La Tour & Artemisia Gentileschi - Mark Gatiss

Janina sits down with the incomparable Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Doctor Who, The League of Gentlemen, Game of Thrones) to talk about Groeg La Tour, Artemisia Gentileschi, murder, beheading, and who's ...

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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

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

Art Detective Dr Janina Ramirez talks to the Singh twins about the their work and their new exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, join HistoryHit.TV for free today.Producer: Natt TapleyArt Detective Theme: Dan Morelle

The Singh Twins at the Walker Gallery, Liverpool

Dr Janina Ramirez investigates the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at the British Library, which explores the historical context of the images used by J.K. Rowling in the Harry Potter novels.Producer: Natt Tapley

The History of Magic

Dr Janina Ramirez goes behind the scenes at the Ashmolean's incredible new exhibition: Imagining The Divine, to talk to Jas Elsner. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Click here to join today for free.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Imagining The Divine with Jas Elsner

Dr Janina Ramirez visits the Watts Gallery to discuss the work of G.F.Watts, and the rest of their incredible collection. For more exclusive history documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit.TV: http://historyh.it/adpodProducer: Dan MorelleAudio: Pete Dennis

The Watts Gallery

Janina and Christiana Payne talk about the importance of trees in British art.Producer: Dan MorelleAudio: Pete Dennis

Trees with Christiana Payne

Recorded live at Gloucester History Festival. From playing turnip-loving Baldrick in Blackadder to Time Team and The Worst Jobs in History, Tony Robinson’s love of history has been at the heart of his career. Listen as he talks about his frank and funny memoir and lifts the lid on his life-long passion for history. Subscribe, rate and review on iTunes and follow Janina on Twitter. Follow History Hit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Please share this episode on Twitter and Facebook. Producer: Dan Morelle

Tony Robinson

Neil Gaiman is an author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and films. His notable works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Newbery and Carnegie medals. He is the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book. In 2013, The Ocean at the End of the Lane was voted Book of the Year in the British National Book Awards. Richard Dadd (1 August 1817 – 7 January 1886) was an English painter of the Victorian era, noted for his depictions of fairies and other supernatural subjects, Orientalist scenes, and enigmatic genre scenes, rendered with obsessively minuscule detail. Most of the works for which he is best known were created while he was a patient in psychiatric hospitals. Click here to view the painting discussed in this episode. Subscribe, rate and review on iTunes and follow Janina on Twitter. Follow History Hit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Please share this episode on Twitter and Facebook. Producer: Dan Morelle

Neil Gaiman on The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke by Richard Dadd

Recorded live at the Gloucester History Festival. Anita Rani, Countryfile and Watchdog presenter, One Show reporter and star of Strictly Come Dancing, made a moving "Who Do You Think You Are?" exploring her Indian heritage. Anita talks to Gloucester History Festival president Dr Janina Ramirez about India’s partition - marking its 70th anniversary - and how her own family was powerfully affected by the seismic events of 1947. Subscribe, rate and review on iTunes and follow Janina on Twitter. Follow History Hit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Please share this episode on Twitter and Facebook. Producer: Dan Morelle

India and Me - Anita Rani

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