History Extra podcast

A Society and Culture podcast
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The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com

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The story of the Hurricane
The story of the Hurricane
Joel Hammer, producer of the new BBC World Service podcast The Hurricane Tapes, revisits the life of Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, the American boxer whose imprisonment for a 1966 triple murder inspired a Bob Dylan song and a Hollywood film.
Mary, Queen of Scots’ tragic life
Mary, Queen of Scots’ tragic life
Historian, author and broadcaster Kate Williams tells the dramatic story of the 16th-century Scottish queen and reflects on her doomed relationship with Elizabeth I of England. As part of the conversation, Williams also discusses the upcoming film of Mary’s life
The true history of The Favourite
The true history of The Favourite
Historians Amanda Vickery, Hallie Rubenhold and Hannah Greig discuss the acclaimed new historical drama The Favourite and consider how accurately it reflects the reality of Queen Anne’s court in the early 18th century
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Podcast Details
Started
Nov 7th, 2013
Latest Episode
Jan 17th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
355
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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