Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT

Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT

Dan's Dickensian Christmas

Dan Snow is treated to a range of Dickensian Christmas delights courtesy of historian Pen Vogler,...

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History Legends: Michael Wood

Michael Wood joined me on the podcast to talk about his career as a historian. Subscribe to...

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Best of 2020 Part One

A compilation of the best podcasts of 2020. Part one highlights historians talking about history....

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The 1914 Christmas Truce (part 2)

Part Two of our special podcast mini series on the famous Christmas Truce. On Christmas Eve 1914...

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The 1914 Christmas Truce (part 1)

On Christmas Eve 1914 many sectors of the Western Front in France and Belgium fell silent. Troops...

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When Parliament Cancelled Christmas

On 19 December 1644 the English Parliament banned Christmas. EXACTLY 276 years later to the day,...

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Hannibal: Crossing the Alps

In 218 BCE, Hannibal Barca's Carthaginian army, accompanied by horses and elephants, completed...

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Soviet Spy in the Cotswolds with Ben Macintyre

Ben Macintyre joined me on the podcast to talk about Ursula Kuczynski, one of the greatest spies...

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History Hit Presents 'The Christmas Truce'

The Christmas Truce was one of the most miraculous episodes in the history of warfare, and...

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Britain's Black Power Movement

Leila Hassan Howe and Amanda Kirton joined me on the podcast to talk about the history of the...

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The Violence of the Suffragettes

Today we remember the suffragettes as a peaceful movement, but in the years before the First...

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Sicily '43

James Holland joined me on the podcast to discuss the allied invasion of Sicily on the 10th July...

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Ethiopia: All You Need to Know

Richard Reid joined me on the podcast to talk about the history of Ethiopia. Subscribe to...

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Soviet Spy Masters

Espionage. The word brings to mind the Cold War - Stasi informants and surveillance bugging in...

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How Dogs Became Man's Best Friend

Mike Loades joined me on the podcast to talk about the history of dogs, and they are intertwined...

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Adolf Hitler: The War Years

At the beginning of 1940 Germany was at the pinnacle of its power. By May 1945 Hitler was dead...

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How Slavery Built Modern Britain

Padraic Scanlan joined me on the podcast to talk about how Britain rose to global power on the...

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Disinformation and the White Helmets in Syria

Chloe Hadjimatheou joined me on the podcast to talk about the death of James Le Mesurier, the man...

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Spartacus: Life or Legend?

‘I’m Spartacus!’ In the field of epic film making, the 1960 historical drama...

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Big Data and History

Dan Hoyer and Peter Turchin joined me on the podcast to talk about the new transdisciplinary...

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