5 episodes

From the former slave that taught Darwin to the first female playwright who was also spy for the English King, Dr Fern Riddell is exploring some little-known characters from history to reveal not just their incredible stories, but also why they're so important for our view of what the past looked like.

Not What You Thought You Knew HISTORY

    • History
    • 4.8, 53 Ratings

From the former slave that taught Darwin to the first female playwright who was also spy for the English King, Dr Fern Riddell is exploring some little-known characters from history to reveal not just their incredible stories, but also why they're so important for our view of what the past looked like.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

J liz Drake ,

Informative and fascinating

Great podcast on such interesting topics! I’ve found each episode really eye opening and enjoyable.

Folk for Folk's Sake ,

Herstory too

An informative and interesting podcast, well presented by Dr Fern Riddell, with some very interesting guests. Well worth listening to.

bantamrobin ,

Riddell me this...

How do you make a tip top history podcast? Get Fern to host it.

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