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.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 27m. Bisher sind 1110 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 22 days 19 hours 22 minutes


The History of Iran Part 1 with Ali Ansari

Dan talks to Ali Ansari about the history of Iran, and discover just how much of it there is! Discover more history interviews and documentaries at History Hit TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Peter Curry


 2018-12-26  38m

Saturnalia with Kevin Butcher

Dan talks to Kevin Butcher about the Roman festival of Saturnalia, with its drinking, gift-giving, and sense of a world turned upside-down. For more history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to History Hit TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete ...


 2018-12-24  27m

A Dickensian Dinner Party with Pen Vogler

Dan headed over to Pen Vogler's house for a spot of smoking bishop, a glass of punch, and a lovely mince pie to experience the festive season as Dickens might have. Merry Christmas from everyone at History Hit, and - for more Christmas ch...


 2018-12-22  44m

The History of the Pyrenees with Matthew Carr

Dan talks to Matthew Carr about the history of the Pyrenees, a mountainous frontier that has seen conflict and co-operation from Roman times until the present day. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to History H...


 2018-12-20  26m

The Discovery of a Viking Ship with Erich Nau

Archaeologists in Norway have discovered an intact Viking ship! Dan chatted to Erich Nau about this momentous discovery and what it could mean for our understanding of the Norsemen. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to...


 2018-12-19  16m

The British in India with David Gilmour

In this episode, Dan talks to David Gilmour about the British in India. David Gilmour's new book is a vast exploration of the social history of India. David Gilmour is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. For more exclusive history intervi...


 2018-12-18  26m

Big Week with James Holland

Dan sits down with James Holland to talk about Operation Argument in February 1944, the biggest air battle of World War 2. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to History Hit TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Peter Curry


 2018-12-15  27m

The Arabia Steamboat in Missouri with David Hawley

Dan explores the Arabia, a steamboat that sank in the Missouri river over a hundred years ago and was then dug up from a Kansas cornfield by David Hawley and turned into a museum. Much of the ships interior was preserved, allowing us to gain a...


 2018-12-12  18m

Air Power at Gallipoli with Mike Pavelec

Dan chats to Mike Pavelec on the use of air power at Gallipoli in this minisode of the podcast. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit.tv. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Peter Curry ...


 2018-12-10  12m

German Codebreakers of World War Two with Christian Jennings

We know the story of enigma, but what was the German Alan Turing doing in the heart of the Reich? German codebreakers had similar successes to the Allies, and in this episode, Dan chats to Christian Jennings about cracking codes, the Battle of...


 2018-12-07  30m