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Dan Snow's History Hit
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. Producer: Peter Curry
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 2,788 ratings
A great historical mix
An engaging interviewer who asks great questions.
neale64 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/10/19
More Plantagenets Please!
I was so chuffed when I found this podcast and listen regularly. The episodes are always very interesting and often cover topics which I have no idea about! The format provides enough detail while remaining understandable for non-experts like me. However, it does seem to be largely focussed on...Read full review »
Mehfsk via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/10/19
I’ve been listening for the last few years and have loved every moment. This podcast is a true treasure.
qinfellow via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/02/19
Recent Episodes
These intercut interviews with historians James Holland and Paul Reed tell the story of the Battle of Arnhem. Both give poignant and occasionally lurid accounts of the battle, and both comment on the battle plans of Operation Market Garden and whether it should be considered a failure. For ad...
Published 09/20/19
Estelle Paranque launches into a passioned explanation of Elizabeth I and how she masterfully handled the European powers of her day. She talks about French attempts to win her hand, her defence of the Huguenots, and handling the problem of the Spanish. For ad free versions of our entire...
Published 09/17/19
A story of bloodshed, tribal rivalries and a warrior class obsessed with and defined by the battlefield has emerged from the discovery of a burial site at Bamburgh Castle. Dan talks to both Paul and Edoardo about the latest archaeological work tell us about the history of Bamburgh, of the people...
Published 09/15/19
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