Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT

Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT

The Pioneers of Egyptology

Chris Naunton joined me on the podcast to talk about the work of the many people who contributed...

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How Deep History Swung the US Election

Lewis Dartnell joined me on the podcast to talk about a theory that links the outcome of the US...

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I’m a Celeb Special: Gwrych Castle

Gwrych Castle dominates the road into North Wales. A sprawling Victorian ruin on land that...

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SAS: Band of Brothers

June 1944: the SAS parachute deep into occupied France, to wreak havoc and bloody mayhem. In a...

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Coventry's Blitz

David McGrory joined me on the podcast to discuss Coventry’s Blitz. On the night of 14...

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The History of Beer with Pete Brown

Pete Brown used to advertise lager for a living, until he realised that writing books about beer...

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One Family, 600 Years of Farming in England's Lake District

James Rebanks joined me on the podcast to tell the history of his family farm in the Lake...

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The Unknown Warrior

100 years ago today, the Unknown Warrior, a common soldier and an unidentified casualty of war,...

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WW2's Special Ops Sisters

Jean and Patricia Owtram were teenagers when the Second World War broke out. They both served in...

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Why We Remember

Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE is a former specialist military unit colonel in the British Armed...

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In Search of My Father

John Watts never knew his father. He was conceived days before his father, Wing Commander Jack...

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The US Cabinet

Lindsay Chervinsky joined me on the podcast to discuss the history of the US Cabinet. We also...

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The Moth and the Mountain with Ed Caesar

Ed Caesar joined me on the podcast to tell the story of World War I veteran Maurice Wilson,...

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Philip and Alexander: Kings and Conquerors

Alexander the Great. One of the most recognisable names in history. In his short lifetime he...

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The Electoral College

Fabian Hilfrich joined me on the podcast to talk about the US electoral college. Subscribe...

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The Strongman

Ruth Ben-Ghiat joined me on the podcast to discuss what modern authoritarian leaders have in...

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Hong Kong Flu

Professor George Dehner is a world environmental historian who examines the intersection of...

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WW2 Heroine Christian Lamb Turns 100

Christian Lamb has had a remarkable life. The daughter of an admiral, she served in the navy...

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America's Contested Election

Gary Gerstle joined me on the podcast to discuss two hundred years of U.S. history. He argues...

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Margaret Beaufort: Mother of the Tudors

Nicola Tallis comes on the show to talk about the extraordinary Margaret Beaufort: 'Mother of the...

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