History Extra podcast

History Extra podcast

Immediate Media

The HistoryExtra podcast brings you interviews with the world's best historians, on everything from the ancient world and the Middle Ages to the Second World War and the history behind current events. Produced by the team behind BBC History Magazine and BBC History Revealed, it offers fresh takes on history's most famous figures and events. Subscribe for the real stories behind your favourite historical films and TV shows, and compelling insights into lesser-known aspects of the past. Unlock full access to HistoryExtra.com for 6 months for just 99p https://www.historyextra.com/join/

Categories: Education

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The latest instalment of our monthly series sees Hannah Skoda and Rana Mitter talk to Matt Elton about the extent to which age has historically been a factor in who gets elected. Plus: telling working-class stories, and the history behind the new names for London Overground lines. The HistoryExtra podcast is produced by the team behind BBC History Magazine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Previous episodes

  • 1950 - History Behind the Headlines: ageing politicians & new names for the London Overground 
    Tue, 05 Mar 2024
  • 1949 - The man who ran Auschwitz: the real story of The Zone of Interest 
    Mon, 04 Mar 2024
  • 1948 - Alcatraz: everything you wanted to know 
    Sun, 03 Mar 2024
  • 1947 - Plague, leprosy & murder: unlocking the secrets of medieval bones 
    Fri, 01 Mar 2024
  • 1946 - Tiger Tamer | 2. sail, steam & stormy seas 
    Thu, 29 Feb 2024
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