Podcasts

The History Hit Network gives you access to a growing range of podcasts presented by and featuring historians at the forefront of research and debate.

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The Skeletons below Durham

21st August, 2018

Dan talks to Professor Christopher Gerrard and Julie Biddlecombe-Brown about the skeletons and the exhibition about their story. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt ...

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00:37:43

The Battle for Brooklyn with Karen Quinones

18th August, 2018

Dan takes a walk around Colonial New York with Karen Quinones (of Patriot Tours) to explore the great battle and in its original setting. For more exclusive interviews and ...

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00:16:13

Colonel Waddy on The British Army after World War Two

16th August, 2018

Dan continues his discussion with Colonel Waddy and hears tales of his career in the British Army in the second of two podcasts with the Colonel. For more exclusive interviews ...

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00:15:12

Indian Partition with Anita Rani - RePod

15th August, 2018

To mark the anniversary of the Indian Partition we have selected this moving and insightful podcast from the archives. Listen as Dan speaks to Anita Rani on the phone about ...

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00:34:33

Colonel Waddy's World War Two

14th August, 2018

Dan talks to Colonel Waddy about his part in World War Two in the first of two podcasts on the Colonel. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews visit HistoryHit.TV! ...

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00:40:42

Amiens 100 - Gervase Phillips

7th August, 2018

Dan phones Gervase Phillips (and his cat) for a deep dive into the significance of the Battle of Amiens on the centenary. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries subscribe to ...

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00:37:55

Duncan McNabb on the Extremes of Humanity

7th August, 2018

Dan talks to Military Historian and True Crime author Duncan McNabb. For more exclusive interview and documentaries subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Nathaniel Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

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00:33:22

Shrinking Pt 2

6th August, 2018

Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell continue to discuss the unexpected history of shrinking. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix ...

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00:25:37

Lindiwe Mazibuko - Former South African Leader of the Opposition

6th August, 2018

Dan sits down with Lindiwe Mazibuko, the first non-white person to lead the Democratic Alliance in Parliament, to talk about her unique career and the values that took her into ...

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00:40:35

History of Spying - Andrew Christopher

3rd August, 2018

Dan talks to Christopher Andrew about the history of intelligence from Moses to the present day. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries visit HistoryHit.TV Producer: Nathaniel Tapley Audio: ...

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00:36:23

Mary Ellis, Spitfire Pilot - Emergency Podcast

26th July, 2018

Yesterday (25th July, 2018), Mary Ellis passed away at the age of 101. Dan was lucky enough to get to speak to her just last week, when she told him about her ...

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01:02:53

Big History, The History of Everything with David Christian

19th July, 2018

The problems the world faces now are ones the whole human race will have to resolve, to David Christian has decided to tell the history of the entire human race ...

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00:26:47

Brexit, Russia, and Divide & Rule - Steve Analyst

17th July, 2018

Dan talks to Twitter phenomenon Steve Analyst about the Russia's recent history of interference in the European Community, and how the EC has defended itself from 'divide and rule' tactics. ...

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00:28:24

Accidents

16th July, 2018

Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of accidents. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

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00:34:06

The Unheard Tapes of Bomber Command with Steve Stevens

15th July, 2018

In July 1943, a young flight lieutenant, Steve Stevens, got back from a bombing raid over Essen, and recorded his recollections straight onto a wire recorder. This unique document on what ...

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00:23:42

Civilisations with David Olusoga

10th July, 2018

Dr Janina Ramirez talks to David Olusoga about Civilisations, how the programme was made, and how art reacts to social change. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to ...

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00:59:45

Charlie Higson & Ben MacIntyre on How To Be A Spy

10th July, 2018

Charlie Higson and Ben McIntyre talk about getting recruited, not getting recruited, and how to be a spy. Recorded at the Chalke Valley History Festival 2017. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete ...

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00:31:52

Latvia, Soviet Occupation & Family History with Inara Verzemnieks

10th July, 2018

Dan talks to Inara Verzemnieks about the history of Latvia, Nazi & Soviet occupation, and the history of her family. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. ...

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01:54:49

The Battle of Britain with Wing Commander Thomas Neil

8th July, 2018

A very special podcast with Wing Commander Thomas Neil, one of the few to whom so many owed so much, talking about his experiences in the Battle of Britain. For ...

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00:33:04

Barack Obama with Ben Rhodes

5th July, 2018

Dan talks to Ben Rhodes, adviser to President Obama, about what it was like within the administration. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley ...

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