48 episodes

The history podcast for people who don't like history... and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about the past.

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    • 4.8 • 701 Ratings

The history podcast for people who don't like history... and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about the past.

    Agrippina the Younger

    Agrippina the Younger

    Greg Jenner is joined by returning guests, historian Dr Emma Southon and comedian Cariad Lloyd as they travel back to 1st-century Rome to meet Agrippina the Younger. Empress, overbearing mother of the Emperor Nero and murderer, but how much of what has been written about this extraordinary woman is true? What does it really take to survive as a woman at the top of the Roman Empire?

    Produced by Cornelius Mendez
    Script by Greg Jenner and Emma Nagouse
    Research by Harry Prance

    A production by The Athletic for BBC Radio 4.

    • 54 min
    The Mughal Empire (Radio Edit)

    The Mughal Empire (Radio Edit)

    Greg Jenner is joined by historian Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi and comedian Sindhu Vee to explore the Mughal Empire and its legacy in art and architecture.

    We learn why an Emperor always needed to be wary of his siblings and how a zebra came to cause disbelief in court, and we hear the real story behind the wondrous Taj Mahal.

    A Muddy Knees Media production for BBC Radio 4.

    • 29 min
    The History of Chocolate (Radio Edit)

    The History of Chocolate (Radio Edit)

    Greg Jenner is joined by chocolate historian Alex Hutchinson and British TV legend Richard Osman to explore the culinary and cultural history of chocolate.

    How did cacao become chocolate and find its way into our shops and hearts?

    A Muddy Knees Media production for BBC Radio 4.

    • 28 min
    The Victorian Christmas (Radio Edit)

    The Victorian Christmas (Radio Edit)

    Why do we celebrate Christmas with cards, crackers and a tree? Join us as we travel back and explore the weird and wonderful history of the Victorian Christmas.

    Just who the Dickens had the idea to bring trees indoors? Can a soft-drinks firm really take credit for Father Christmas’s red suit? And why did the Victorians send each other such bizarre Christmas cards?

    Greg Jenner is joined in the studio by historian Dr Fern Riddell and comedian Russell Kane.

    Produced by Cornelius Mendez
    Scripted and researched by Greg Jenner

    A Muddy Knees Media production for BBC Radio 4.

    • 28 min
    Josephine Baker (Radio Edit)

    Josephine Baker (Radio Edit)

    Greg Jenner is joined by historical expert Dr Michell Chresfield and comedian Desiree Burch to travel to 1920s Paris and meet the phenomenal Josephine Baker. Josephine Baker was a renowned performer and entertainer, a civil rights activist and even a spy during the German occupation of France. But just how did the daughter of a laundress in St Louis find herself at the centre of some of the most pivotal moments in history?

    A Muddy Knees Media production for BBC Radio 4.

    • 28 min
    The Mayflower (Radio Edit)

    The Mayflower (Radio Edit)

    Greg Jenner is joined by historian Dr Misha Ewen and comedian Alex Edelman to take a trip back in time and across the Atlantic with the passengers of The Mayflower.

    A Muddy Knees Media production for BBC Radio 4.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
701 Ratings

701 Ratings

little Peg ,

You’re Dead To Me

Where are the uncensored episodes please? At a loss as to where to find them
Thanks. Otherwise, very interesting

NixVal ,

Love it!

I loved watching Horrible Histories with the kids, & this is a fabulously adult version of that.

Gumpau ,

Where is the non radio edit?

Great and informative Podcast. They do say there is a non radio edit (non censored0 version available. Could not see it in the podcast listing.

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