Download the new History Extra app!

Get your weekly fill of history features, galleries, podcasts, news and quizzes with our new History Extra Weekly app


Featuring some of the best content on, the weekly app explores famous people through history, rounds up the top TV and radio shows to look out for, and puts a historical spin on current events such as Wimbledon and Glastonbury Festival.


You’ll also find picture galleries and book reviews, as well as On This Day features.

Updated every Monday, the app is available to download on your iPhone or iPad. Simply search in the app store for ‘History Extra’.


Let us know what you think by tweeting us @HistoryExtra, or by posting on our Facebook page.