Latest Podcast Episodes 🎧 • 20m
John Dickie joined me on the pod to discuss the international story of an organisation which now has 6 million members across the globe. Tracing the origins from local fraternities of stonemasons at the turn of the fifteenth century, John took me on the freemasons' journey from Britain to America, Australia, Italy and India. We discussed exactly what the freemasons are, how they have been perceived, and why they seem to attract so many conspiracy theories.
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🎧 Executions in Medieval London
Public executions were a major part of Londoners’ lives from the twelfth century right through to the nineteenth. Now the Museum of London Docklands has brought the rarely told and often tragic human stories behind these events to a superb new exhibition, containing a range of fascinating objects...
🎧 Friends of the Earth with Craig Ben...
Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time. Craig Bennett, current CEO of Friends of the Earth in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, talks to Dan about the situation, the positives we can glean from climate change right now, and the history of campaigning.
🎧 Fritz and Tommy with Robin Schäfer
Dan talks to German military historian Robin Schäfer to discuss German perceptions of the First World War