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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Britain and the Birth of the Modern World with Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson @BenHeydayWilson is a Historian. He is author of Empire of the Deep: The Rise and Fall of the British Navy (2013) and Heyday (2016). Episode music:Mike Skinner - You Better BeLaura Mvula - Green GardenPresented by Dan Snow @thehist...


 2016-04-08  22m

Vikings Uncovered: Part Four with Sarah Parcak

Sarah Parcak is 2016 TED Prize winner, Space archaeologist, Professor, scientist, Egyptologist, TED Senior Fellow, and National Geographic Fellow. This is the final of the 4 part series timed to coincide with the upcoming broadcast of 'The Vikings...


 2016-04-04  11m

Vikings Uncovered: Part Three with Thomas Birch

Dr Thomas Birch is a Research Associate at University College London Qatar. This is part 3 of the 4 part series timed to coincide with the upcoming broadcast of 'The Vikings Uncovered' on BBC1 and PBS. Follow the hashtag #VikingsUncovered on ...


 2016-04-03  19m

Vikings Uncovered: Part Two with Doug Bolender

Doug Bolender is a research assistant professor in the Anthropology Department and the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research at University of Massachusetts Boston. This is part 2 of the 4 part series timed to coincide with the upcoming broadcast of ...


 2016-04-02  27m

Vikings Uncovered: Part One with Dan Snow

To coincide with the upcoming broadcast of 'The Vikings Uncovered' on BBC1 and PBS next week, Dan takes us behind the scenes and talks about his extraordinary experiences making the show.Follow the hashtag #VikingsUncovered on Twitter to join...


 2016-04-01  28m

Rasputin with Frances Welch

Frances Welch has written for the Sunday Telegraph, Granta, The Spectator and the Financial Times. She is author of Rasputin: A Short Life.Episode music: Dizzee Rascal and Florence + The Machine - You've Got The Dirtee L...


 2016-03-30  35m

Easter Rising with Dr Heather Jones

Dr Heather Jones @WW1POWs is Associate Professor at the Department of International History London School of Economics and Political Science. Dr Jones is author of Violence against Prisoners of War in the First World WarEpisode music Immortal Technique...


 2016-03-25  31m

Hidden Tombs with Chris Naunton

Chris Naunton @chrisnaunton is an Egyptologist, Director of the Egypt Exploration Society, and President of the International Association of Egyptologists. Episode music: Ari Hest - The Landlord Presented by Dan Snow @thehistoryguy Pr...


 2016-03-23  19m

Hitler's Pact with Stalin with Roger Moorhouse

Roger Moorhouse @Roger_Moorhouse is a Historian of the Third Reich and WW2, author of The Devils' Alliance, Killing Hitler & Berlin at War.Episode music: DC - I Love GoldPresented by Dan Snow @thehistoryguyProduced by Dan Mor...


 2016-03-21  30m

#SuperTuesday with Sarah Churchwell

Sarah Churchwell @sarahchurchwell is Chair of Public Humanities, American Literature Professor at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Episode music: Portishead - Numb Presented by Dan Snow @thehistoryguy Produced by D...


 2016-03-15  33m