Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT

Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT

Toxis: A History of Nerve Agents

In 2018, the British city of Salisbury crashed into newspaper headlines worldwide when former...

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Lockdown Learning: The Tudors

We're very pleased to bring you this special 'Lockdown Learning' episode of the podcast,...

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Treason in America

Constitutional law and legal history scholar Carlton Larson talked to Dan during Christmas about...

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LGBTQ+ History: With the team from the Logbooks Podcast

Tash Walker and Adam Zmith join me to talk about the Logbooks Podcast, a history of LGBTQ+ life...

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When the Brits Burnt the Capitol, with Peter Snow

In 1814 a British expeditionary force landed in Maryland, marched on Washington, brushed aside an...

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Bitcoin and Crypto: A History

Jamie Bartlett joined me on the podcast to talk about the history of the Bitcoin.  ...

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Goose Green: A Veteran Remembers

John Geddes joined the Parachute Regiment as a teenager in the late 1970s. Within a couple of...

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2008 Financial Crash with Adam Tooze

Dan speaks to economic historian Adam Tooze for the tenth anniversary of Lehman Brothers'...

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Insurrection in America

As an armed mob broke into the US Capitol, Dan talked long into the night to his friend and star...

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How Ancient Egypt Stayed Egyptian

The length of time between the rule of Cleopatra and the erection of the Pyramids is the same as...

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The Inquisition

Jessica Dalton joined me on the podcast to talk about the history of the Inquisition. We...

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The Partition of Ireland

Patricia Clavin, Niamh Gallagher and Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid joined me on the pod to discuss the...

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The Tudor Crown Discovered in a Field?

Leanda de Lisle joined me on the podcast to discuss the history of the Tudor Crown....

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History Legends: Mary Beard

This episode is the third of our History Legends podcasts, featuring Mary Beard. Subscribe...

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History of Gaming

Tristan Donovan joined me on the podcast to talk about the history of gaming. Subscribe to...

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Andy McNab on the Gulf War

From the day he was found in a carrier bag on the steps of Guy's Hospital in London, Andy McNab...

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Best of 2020 Part Two

Part Two: a compilation of the best podcasts of 2020. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll...

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A Faustian Bargain? The Nazi-Soviet Partnership

On 23 August 1939, German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop and Soviet Foreign Minister...

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St Paul's, the Blitz and THAT photo

80 years ago today the Second Great Fire of London was unleashed by sustained German bombing...

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History Legends: Eric Foner

Eric Foner joined me on the podcast to talk about Reconstruction, the attempt to reimagine the...

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