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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Viking Warrior Women with Stephen Harrison

November 1st, 2017

Dr Stephen Harrison is a lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Glasgow. His research interests focus on the archaeology of Early Viking Age Ireland… Go to Episode

The Balfour Declaration with Avi Shlaim

November 1st, 2017

Avi Shlaim FBA is a historian, Emeritus Professor of International Relations at the University of Oxford and fellow of the British Academy. He is… Go to Episode

The Darkening Age with Catherine Nixey

November 4th, 2017

Catherine Nixey @catherinenixey is a classicist, radio critic of The Times and author of The Darkening Age. Catherine Nixey's new book is entitled… Go to Episode

Mary Beard on Women and Power: A Manifesto

November 7th, 2017

Mary Beard OBE, FSA, FBA @wmarybeardis an English scholar and classicist. Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, a fellow of Newnham… Go to Episode