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.


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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 22 days 19 hours 22 minutes


World War Two: A Forgotten Narrative with James Holland

James Holland @James1940 is a historian and author writing about the Second World War and Jack Tanner series of novels, and presenter of BBC films on Battle of Britain, Jets & Normandy 44. James’ new book entitled The War in the West – A N...


 2015-11-22  25m

Magna Carta with Marc Morris

Magna Carta (Latin for “the Great Charter”), also called Magna Carta Libertatum (Latin for “the Great Charter of the Liberties”), is a charter agreed by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, 800 years ago on 15 June 1215. Dr Marc Morris @Lon...


 2015-11-17  25m

History Behind the News: Paris Attacks with Tom Holland

Recorded on 15 November 2015 Dan speaks with historian and author Tom Holland @holland_tom about the recent terrorist attacks and the historical context. To discuss this episode on Twitter please use the hashtag #HistoryHit15 Presente...


 2015-11-15  23m

The Battle of Taranto

Dan visits the Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, in Somerset, England to gain a unique insight into the Battle of Taranto. He talks to Lt. Simon Wilson, the Royal Navy’s lead Swordfish pilot, views some extraordinary documents and takes a fli...


 2015-11-10  25m

The Tudors with Jessie Childs

Jessie Childs @childs_jessie is an award-winning author and historian. Her books are Henry VIII’s Last Victim and God’s Traitors. Presented by Dan Snow @thehistoryguy Produced by Dan Morelle @danmorelle


 2015-10-31  23m

Battle of Agincourt with Tobias Capwell, Curator of Arms and Armour at The Wallace Collection

Dr Tobias Capwell is Curator of Arms and Armour at The Wallace Collection in London. In this show, Dan discusses the Battle of Agincourt with exhibition curator Tobias Capwell. They take us on a tour with them around The Sinews of War: Arms and Armour ...


 2015-10-25  47m

The Silk Roads with Peter Frankopan

Dan and acclaimed author Peter Frankopan (@peterfrankopan) put the world to rights in this episode. Where Peter openly admits secretly touching his book in private. Frankly, once you’ve seen the size of his achievement, you’ll all want to! Presented by...


 2015-10-21  34m

Bonus Minisode!

This a short episode “inbetween-isode” of 10 minutes — enjoy! Let us know what you think! Presented by Dan Snow (@thehistoryguy) Produced by Dan Morelle (@DanMorelle)


 2015-10-17  12m

World War Two – Bomber Command Veterans

In this episode, Dan discusses some of the week’s big historical anniversaries, visits the unveiling of the new Bomber Command Memorial in Lincoln and interviews Paul Beaver (@beaver_paul), one of Britain’s best Aviation Historians Dan also gets some c...


 2015-10-03  24m

The Battle of Waterloo with Peter Snow

Dan teams up with his dad, veteran broadcaster Peter Snow to give a blow-by-blow account of The Battle of Waterloo. Presented by Dan Snow (@TheHistoryGuy) Produced by Dan Morelle (@DanMorelle)


 2015-09-23  52m