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History Extra podcast
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit
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4.3 stars from 4,836 ratings
I am listening in New Zealand and someone in BBC Podcast World has decided that interspersed amongst some very intellectual topics are implorings to buy organic toddler milk by two presenters who set your teeth in edge. I’m am sure there is a connection to make me madly rush out and buy toddler...Read full review »
Derek Novak via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 01/17/21
Hit and miss
I have listened to quite a few now. This evening I tried listening to 2, both of which I had to give up on. The first because of the awful voice of the speaker. The second (fall of Hitler) because it was so moronic. I appreciate it must be hard to find speakers. But I would advise being more...Read full review »
Rosa bug via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/16/21
Audio issues
Yall just need a better microphone. Maybe a condenser mix. And maybe A Compression filter on everything to make the loud & quiet meet in the middle better. Only reason I immediately turn off this podcasts. Real interesting subject and great interviews, journalistic work! Thanks love you.
bad snapchat! via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/16/21
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