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16 Min

Saving Timbuktu’s Manuscripts

Recently Dan visited the once-gleaming Timbuktu with the International Committee of the Red Cross to learn more about its history and its vast collection of ...

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18 min

By The Winter Sea

Short film following the story of Ada, a young woman from London who becomes a land girl in coastal Lincolnshire during the Second World War.

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30 min

Doctor Under Fire: The Extraordinary 75 Year Career of Dr William Frankland

Over the course of his 106 years, Doctor William Frankland has experienced more than most. He served with the Royal Medical Corps during World War Two, ...

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22 min

The Treasures of Athens and Olympia: The Great Awakening

In the first of this three-part series, we explore the "Great Awakening' in 5th century Greece, and examine how this process became the source of ...

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20 mins

Northmen

A gang of stranded Vikings cause havoc as they try to make their way home.

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30 min

Dan Overboard: The Lost Wrecks of Jutland

Dan Snow joins a team of maritime archaeologists to explore First World War wrecks in Portsmouth Harbour. But will he make it across the treacherous ...

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104 min

The Silent War

The story of the underwater war between US, UK and Soviet submarines.

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53 min

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Science

Professor Val Gibson, Dr Patricia Fara and Dr Sarah Williams - from the University of Cambridge - discuss the historical role of women in science ...

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47 min

Who Owns History?

In this interview David Olusoga sits down with Dan Snow to talk about his new series 'Civilisations', the meaning of the word and why the ...

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69 min

The Treasures of St Petersburg and The Hermitage

Few cities in the world can rival the beauty of St Petersburg in Russia, 'the Venice in the North.' Discover the history of one ...

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00:24:02

Akala on Imperialism

24th March, 2019

Rapper and intellectual Akala talks to Dan about the way historical narratives are created, maintained and then broken down. He discusses slavery and abolitionism, the ...

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00:19:12

Cluster Bombs with James Rogers

22nd March, 2019

In 1943, Grimsby was hit by a new type of weapon: butterfly bombs, also know as cluster bombs. James Rogers tells Dan about the terrifying experience ...

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00:29:35

HMS Caroline with Melissa Morton and William Hughes

20th March, 2019

Dan explores the HMS Caroline, the last ship that survived the Battle of Jutland and remains afloat. The team from the museum of the HMS ...

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00:21:08

Suzannah Lipscomb on Uncovering the Lost Stories of Women in the Past

18th March, 2019

Suzannah Lipscomb's latest work unearths the lives of women in 16th and 17th century through a series of court sources that few have looked through. ...

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00:34:13

The Afghanistan War in Helmand with Dr Mike Martin

17th March, 2019

Dr Mike Martin famously critiqued the Ministry of Defence in 2014, who tried to prevent the publication of his book. The book was based on a ...

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00:28:40

Kohima: Britain's Greatest Battle with Akiko MacDonald and Richard Greenwood

15th March, 2019

The Battle of Kohima was a critical part of the war fought between Britain and Japan during World War II. It acted as a turning ...

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00:24:37

Shellshock with Suzie Grogan

13th March, 2019

Suzie Grogan talks about the 'hidden illness' of World War One, now better known as shellshock or PTSD. Dan chats with her about the initial ...

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00:24:13

The Nuclear Test Veterans with Suzie Boniface

11th March, 2019

Suzie Boniface discusses those who were harmed by the nuclear tests conducted by the British atom bomb, as controversy surrounds the first British atomic test ...

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00:19:18

Letters to Obama with Jeanne Marie Laskas

10th March, 2019

Every day, ten thousand Americans wrote to Obama. Jeanne Marie Laskas tells their story, and the profound impact that these letters had on the President....

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00:24:45

Friends of the Earth with Craig Bennett

9th March, 2019

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time. Craig Bennett, current CEO of Friends of the Earth in England, Wales and ...

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00:29:04

Jerusalem on the Amstel with Lipika Pelham

6th March, 2019

Lipika Pelham talks to Dan about the Dutch Jewish community in Amsterdam, how the Sephardim Jews ended up there and what they endured during the ...

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00:37:47

Introducing: Hidden Histories with Helen Carr

4th March, 2019

In this episode, Helen Carr talks to Lindsey Fitzharris about Joseph Lister and the development of germ theory.The new show on the History Hit ...

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