History Podcasts

Our History Extra podcast comes out every week, featuring interviews with notable historians talking about topics ranging from crusading knights to Tudor monarchs and the D-Day landings. It's free to listen to, and all the past editions of the podcast, going back to June 2007, are still available online for you to download.

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This week's podcast

A revolutionary engineer and Victoria’s Indian confidant

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Julian Glover describes the life and remarkable career of Thomas Telford, while Shrabani Basu tells the story of Abdul Karim, who became Queen Victoria’s close friend

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The Duke of Wellington

Monday 25th June 2007

Professor Gary Sheffield describes the political talents of the Duke of Wellington.

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Pivotal points of WWII

Thursday 3rd May 2007

Professor Ian Kershaw discusses the major decisions and turning points of the Second World War.

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