The history podcast for people who don’t like history… and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about the past.
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Find out how some of our most-loved festive customs began.
Find out why chocolate really is the "food of the gods".
Curious things that occurred during elections in the 18th and 19th Centuries.
How much do you know about history's greatest warriors?
How far back does your football knowledge stretch?
Six things worth knowing about the 14th Century emperor of the Mali Empire.
Greg Jenner and his guests discuss the life and crimes of the infamous Blackbeard.
Old Sarum, in Wiltshire, is one of the most famous examples of a “rotten borough”.
Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explains the vast power and wealth of the Mali Empire.
Dr Rebecca Simon says our perception of pirates is influenced by Treasure Island.