Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT

Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT

Marissa Roth, Photojournalist

Marissa Roth, Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, joins me on the podcast to talk about her pictures of the 1992...

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Indonesian Cave Art: A Dramatic New Discovery

It’s a paradox for the ages, breaking news about people who lived and died thousands of years ago. This...

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The Second Reich

On 18 January 1871 as the Siege of Paris raged a couple of miles away King Wilhelm I of Prussia was proclaimed...

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Impeaching the President

He's made history. Donald Trump has become the only President in US history to be impeached not once but twice. Three...

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Toxis: A History of Nerve Agents

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

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Lockdown Learning: The Tudors

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

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Treason in America

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

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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 in the UK....

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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 American army and...

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Bitcoin and Crypto: A History

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

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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 years he was plunged...

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2008 Financial Crash with Adam Tooze

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

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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 blogger known only...

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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 that between now and...

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The Inquisition

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

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The Partition of Ireland

Patricia Clavin, Niamh Gallagher and Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid joined me on the pod to discuss the history of 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. Subscribe to History Hit and...

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History Legends: Mary Beard

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

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History of Gaming

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

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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 has led an...

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