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  • Ask a Historian: With Greg Jenner

    Dan chats to Greg Jenner about how we should interpret the past and what the role of a historian is - featuring meringues, ear trumpets and Agincourt!

  • 🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit

    973 videos

    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 ...

  • 🎧 The Ancients

    156 videos

    A podcast for all ancient history fans! The Ancients is dedicated to discussing our distant past. Featuring interviews with historians and archaeologists, each episode covers a specific theme from antiquity. From Neolithic Britain to the Fall of Rome. Hosted by Tristan Hughes.

  • 🎧 Not Just the Tudors

    66 videos

    Suzannah Lipscomb talks about everything from the Aztecs to witches, VelΓ‘zquez to Shakespeare, Mughal India to the Mayflower. Not, in other words, just the Tudors, but most definitely also the Tudors.

    Each episode Suzannah is joined by historians and experts to reveal incredible stories about on...

  • 🎧 Warfare

    115 videos

    From Napoleonic battles to Cold War confrontations, the Normandy landings to 9/11, this podcast opens up fascinating new perspectives on how wars have shaped and changed our modern world. Each week, twice a week, war historian, writer, and broadcaster, James Rogers, teams up with fellow historian...

  • 🎧 Gone Medieval

    57 videos

    From long-lost Viking ships to kings buried in unexpected places; from murders and power politics, to myths, religion, the lives of ordinary people: Gone Medieval is History Hit’s podcast dedicated to the middle ages, in Europe and far beyond.

  • 🎧 The Barbarossa Diaries

    A diary kept during Operation Barbarossa, Nazi Germany's plan to conquer the western Soviet Union from June to December 1941.

  • 🎧 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight was written by an anonymous author in the 14th century. It tells the story of Sir Gawain, a nephew of King Arthur, and one of the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot. During the Christmas festivities, a mysterious green rider enters Arthur's hall and offers a cha...

  • 🎧 The Profumo Affair: Lord Denning's Report

    In 1963 the resignation of John Profumo rocked the government as his affair with Christine Keeler was exposed to the world. In the aftermath of the scandal, Lord Denning was tasked with investigating whether any breaches of national security had been caused by Profumo's tryst with Keeler. It was ...

  • 🎧 A Prince in the Tower

    1 season

    This 4-part History Hit audio drama, starring Iain Glen, tells the story of Perkin Warbeck, a young pretender to the English crown in the 1490s. Warbeck claimed to be Richard, Duke of York, one of the two 'Princes in the Tower' who had mysteriously disappeared during the previous decade.

  • 🎧 How and Why History

    1 season

    How and Why History asks the big questions on some of history's biggest events and personalities. Experts from the UK's top universities give a accessible masterclass on their specialist knowledge.

  • 🎧 Historical Fiction

    1 season

    Historical Fiction explores the interpretation of history through writing and the arts, as well as exploring the shadier sides of truth throughout history. You'll find interviews with top authors, actors and propaganda experts.

  • 🎧 The Silk Roads

    1 season

    Peter Frankopan's acclaimed 'The Silk Roads' offers new insight into the history of the world.

  • 🎧 Timeline Tapes

    1 season

    Timeline Tapes is the show that brings you iconic documentaries, in podcast form. Naturally, the documentaries are made for TV so our host Nate Fisher will be filling in any blanks to make sure you don't miss a thing.