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History Extra podcast

History Extra podcast



The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com


Category: News & Politics




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The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com

Tags: BBC, History, Magazine, Podcast, news, events, historical, past, ideas, thought, humanities, culture, philosophy, social


History Extra podcast Episodes

Hunting the regicides and the Chartist movement

Published: 09/18/14

Charles Spencer describes the trials of those who executed Charles I, while Charlotte Hodgman visits a cottage connected to the battle for working class suffrage

Lawrence of Arabia and the Romanov sisters

Published: 04/10/14

Scott Anderson, the latest biographer of TE Lawrence (better known as Lawrence of Arabia) describes his subject's eventful life and considers whether Lawrence's vision might have created a more stable…

Cold War spies and friendship through the ages

Published: 03/20/14

Ben Macintyre delves into the life of double agent Kim Philby, while Thomas Dixon explains how the meaning of friendship has changed over the centuries

Global history and the rise of the factories

Published: 11/14/13

Michael Scott chats about his new Radio series Spin the Globe, while Simon Thurley guides us around an important site in Britain's Industrial Revolution

Georgian banking and medieval royalty

Published: 02/22/13

Anne Murphy discusses an 18th-century investigation into the Bank of England, while Judith Green reveals what Henry I spent his money on. Presented by Rob Attar


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