History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.

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Producer: Dan Morelle


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Title: Elizabeth I and Europe with Estelle Paranque

Elizabeth I and Europe with Estelle Paranque

September 17th, 2019

Estelle Paranque launches into a passioned explanation of Elizabeth I and how she masterfully handled the European powers of her day. She talks about… Go to Episode

Anglo-Saxon Burial at Bamburgh Castle with Paul Gething and Edoardo Albert

September 14th, 2019

A story of bloodshed, tribal rivalries and a warrior class obsessed with and defined by the battlefield has emerged from the discovery of a burial site… Go to Episode

The Secret British Operation to Get America into World War Two with Henry Hemming

September 10th, 2019

Henry Hemming talks to Dan about the life of William Stevenson, a British operative who worked hard to pressure Roosevelt into declaring war on Nazi Germany,… Go to Episode

The Stories of 9/11 with Garrett Graff

September 11th, 2019

Garrett Graff's tells the oral histories of 9/11, from archive material he has collated to interviews he has conducted with people who responded to events… Go to Episode