History Podcast

Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.

Updated: occasionally
Episodes available: indefinitely

Episodes to download

Quiz: The musical influences of William Blake

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How much do you know about the poet's influence on music?

The In Our Time Quiz

Melvyn Bragg

Have you been listening? Test yourself with our quiz of 2015.

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In Our Time Downloads

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Every episode of In Our Time - available to download to listen to when & where you want.

Watch animations from A History of Ideas

The Libet Experiment

Explore some big questions about how we live today.