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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Indian Partition with Anita Rani


Anita Rani @itsanitarani joins Dan on Skype, after an exhausting day of training for the popular BBC TV show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Dan and Anita discuss her families heartrending experience living through Indian Partition.The Partition of India was ...


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 2015-12-05  18m
 
 

History Behind The News: Syria Airstrikes with Paul Beaver


Recorded on 2 December, 2015. Dan interviews aviation historian and expert Paul Beaver @beaver_paul on the historical context and effectiveness of airstrikes in relation to the House of Commons vote on airstrikes on Syria and ISIS. Presented b...


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 2015-12-02  17m
 
 

History as Therapy – The School of Life


In early November 2015, Dan was invited to speak at The School of Life @schooloflife. The School of Life is devoted to developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture. Dan Snow’s new limited edition photobook entitled ‘A Year of ...


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 2015-11-29  28m
 
 

History Behind The News: Turkey Downs Russian Warplane Near Syria Border with Shashank Joshi


Recorded via Skype onboard a speeding train on 24 November 2015. Dan speaks with Shashank Joshi @shashj a Senior Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute, Research Associate, Changing Character of War Programme, Oxford University and P...


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 2015-11-24  11m
 
 

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...


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 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...


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 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...


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 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...


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 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


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 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 ...


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 2015-10-25  47m