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

Edward VIII in America with Ted Powell

September 29th, 2018

Dan speaks to historian and author Ted Powell about why Edward VIII's fascinating relationship with the USA.For more exclusive interviews and documentaries… Go to Episode

The Colour of Time with Marina Amaral and Dan Jones

October 2nd, 2018

In this live recording from 1 Oct 2018, Marina Amaral and Dan Jones talk to Dan Snow about their new book: The Colour of Time. For more exclusive documentaries… Go to Episode

Hitler's British Traitors with Tim Tate

October 5th, 2018

Dan talks to Tim Tate about the uncomfortable history of the Nazi secret service's operations in the UK.For more exclusive documentaries and interviews… Go to Episode

Cathy Newman on Bloody Brilliant Women

October 6th, 2018

Dan meets up with Cathy Newman to talk about her fantastic new book, Bloody Brilliant Women, and her career in the eye of the journalistic storm.For more… Go to Episode