94 episodes

It’s time to embark on a journey through history with "Oh What A Time…" a comedy history podcast hosted by renowned comedians Elis James and Tom Craine along with award winning podcaster Chris Scull. 
Tackling a brand new subject each week, (from ‘childhood’ to ‘a life at sea’, ‘marriage’ to ‘holidays’) your hosts will dive into the very weirdest and worst that history has to offer, in an effort to answer the question… "Was the past as awful as it sounds?"
You can get in touch with the show by emailing: hello@ohwhatatime.com
And you can support the show, get bonus episodes and extended ones by becoming an OWAT: FULL TIMER via a subscription: ohwhatatime.com

Oh What A Time..‪.‬ OWAT: Full timer!

    • History
    • 4.8 • 920 Ratings

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It’s time to embark on a journey through history with "Oh What A Time…" a comedy history podcast hosted by renowned comedians Elis James and Tom Craine along with award winning podcaster Chris Scull. 
Tackling a brand new subject each week, (from ‘childhood’ to ‘a life at sea’, ‘marriage’ to ‘holidays’) your hosts will dive into the very weirdest and worst that history has to offer, in an effort to answer the question… "Was the past as awful as it sounds?"
You can get in touch with the show by emailing: hello@ohwhatatime.com
And you can support the show, get bonus episodes and extended ones by becoming an OWAT: FULL TIMER via a subscription: ohwhatatime.com

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    #53 Spies (OWAT: Full timer edition)

    #53 Spies (OWAT: Full timer edition)

    Cut a couple of holes in your newspaper and have a butchers at this week’s episode which is: Spies. We’ll be checking out how sophisticated spies were in Britain during the 1600s, we’ll be peeping on the secret police in Ancient Rome and we’ll be trying to spy on the spies of the BBC.

    And we’ve got more listener blunders this week to make Tom feel better. Have you done something as silly as accidentally packing a duffel coat thinking it was a sleeping bag? If yes, you can email us at: hello@ohwhatatime.com

    You can also follow us on:
    X (formerly Twitter) at @ohwhatatimepod
    And Instagram at @ohwhatatimepod

    Aaannnd if you like it, why not drop us a review in your podcast app of choice?
    Thank you to Dan Evans for the artwork (idrawforfood.co.uk).

    And thank you for subscribing! We couldn't make the show without you!

    Chris, Elis and Tom x

    #52 Folk Festivals (Part 2)

    #52 Folk Festivals (Part 2)

    This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday!

    This week we’re darting around folk festivals from history to learn their strange traditions; we’ll be heading to Lincolnshire to learn about the Haxey Hood, to Gloucester for the Cheese Rolling and finally off to America to learn of the once enormously popular phenomenon of Horse Diving.

    And was telly better when it ended around midnight and signed off with the national anthem? The answer is yes, so don’t add to that debate. But if you’ve got anything else you can email: hello@ohwhatatime.com

    If you're impatient and want both parts in one lovely go next time plus a whole lot more(!), why not treat yourself and become an Oh What A Time: FULL TIMER?
    In exchange for your £4.99 per month to support the show, you'll get:
    - two bonus episodes every month!
    - ad-free listening
    - episodes a week ahead of everyone else
    - And first dibs on any live show tickets

    Subscriptions are available via AnotherSlice, Apple and Spotify. For all the links head to: ohwhatatime.com

    You can also follow us on: 
    X (formerly Twitter) at @ohwhatatimepod
    And Instagram at @ohwhatatimepod

    Aaannnd if you like it, why not drop us a review in your podcast app of choice?
    Thank you to Dan Evans for the artwork (idrawforfood.co.uk).

    Chris, Elis and Tom x
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 35 min
    #52 Folk Festivals (Part 1)

    #52 Folk Festivals (Part 1)

    This week we’re darting around folk festivals from history to learn their strange traditions; we’ll be heading to Lincolnshire to learn about the Haxey Hood, to Gloucester for the Cheese Rolling and finally off to America to learn of the once enormously popular phenomenon of Horse Diving.

    And was telly better when it ended around midnight and signed off with the national anthem? The answer is yes, so don’t add to that debate. But if you’ve got anything else you can email: hello@ohwhatatime.com

    If you're impatient and want both parts in one lovely go next time plus a whole lot more(!), why not treat yourself and become an Oh What A Time: FULL TIMER?
    In exchange for your £4.99 per month to support the show, you'll get:
    - two bonus episodes every month!
    - ad-free listening
    - episodes a week ahead of everyone else
    - And first dibs on any live show tickets

    Subscriptions are available via AnotherSlice, Apple and Spotify. For all the links head to: ohwhatatime.com

    You can also follow us on: 
    X (formerly Twitter) at @ohwhatatimepod
    And Instagram at @ohwhatatimepod

    Aaannnd if you like it, why not drop us a review in your podcast app of choice?
    Thank you to Dan Evans for the artwork (idrawforfood.co.uk).

    Chris, Elis and Tom x
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 34 min
    #52 Folk Festivals (OWAT: Full timer edition)

    #52 Folk Festivals (OWAT: Full timer edition)

    This week we’re darting around folk festivals from history to learn their strange traditions; we’ll be heading to Lincolnshire to learn about the Haxey Hood, to Gloucester for the Cheese Rolling and finally off to America to learn of the once enormously popular phenomenon of Horse Diving.

    And was telly better when it ended around midnight and signed off with the national anthem? The answer is yes, so don’t add to that debate. But if you’ve got anything else you can email: hello@ohwhatatime.com

    You can also follow us on:
    X (formerly Twitter) at @ohwhatatimepod
    And Instagram at @ohwhatatimepod

    Aaannnd if you like it, why not drop us a review in your podcast app of choice?
    Thank you to Dan Evans for the artwork (idrawforfood.co.uk).

    And thank you for subscribing! We couldn't make the show without you!

    Chris, Elis and Tom x

    #50 US Presidential Inventions (Part 2)

    #50 US Presidential Inventions (Part 2)

    This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday!

    This week on the show we’re discussing the magnificent inventions invented by early US Presidents! For you we have George Washington’s threshing barn (not a pub), Thomas Jefferson’s wheelie chair (as exciting as it sounds) and Benjamin Franklin’s lightning rod (not as rude as it sounds).

    When exactly was the golden age of parking? We can’t decide if it was the coin-based or app-based eras. If you have anything on parking, inventions or anything else, you know what to do: hello@ohwhatatime.com

    If you're impatient and want both parts in one lovely go next time plus a whole lot more(!), why not treat yourself and become an Oh What A Time: FULL TIMER?
    In exchange for your £4.99 per month to support the show, you'll get:
    - two bonus episodes every month!
    - ad-free listening
    - episodes a week ahead of everyone else
    - And first dibs on any live show tickets

    Subscriptions are available via AnotherSlice, Apple and Spotify. For all the links head to: ohwhatatime.com

    You can also follow us on: 
    X (formerly Twitter) at @ohwhatatimepod
    And Instagram at @ohwhatatimepod

    Aaannnd if you like it, why not drop us a review in your podcast app of choice?
    Thank you to Dan Evans for the artwork (idrawforfood.co.uk).

    Chris, Elis and Tom x
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 34 min
    #50 US Presidential Inventions (OWAT: Full timer edition)

    #50 US Presidential Inventions (OWAT: Full timer edition)

    #50 US Presidential Inventions (OWAT: Full timer edition)

    This week on the show we’re discussing the magnificent inventions invented by early US Presidents! For you we have George Washington’s threshing barn (not a pub), Thomas Jefferson’s wheelie chair (as exciting as it sounds) and Benjamin Franklin’s lightning rod (not as rude as it sounds).

    When exactly was the golden age of parking? We can’t decide if it was the coin-based or app-based eras. If you have anything on parking, inventions or anything else, you know what to do: hello@ohwhatatime.com

    You can also follow us on:
    X (formerly Twitter) at @ohwhatatimepod
    And Instagram at @ohwhatatimepod

    Aaannnd if you like it, why not drop us a review in your podcast app of choice?
    Thank you to Dan Evans for the artwork (idrawforfood.co.uk).

    And thank you for subscribing! We couldn't make the show without you!

    Chris, Elis and Tom x

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
920 Ratings

920 Ratings

Cinders Patterson ,

Hilarious history!

Fantastic podcast. Really interesting for a history fan and really funny for a comedy fan;perfect for both! Belly laughs a-go-go. Thanks guys.

Phel_the_fairy ,

Love it!

nuper ad convivium, sed amoris spectaculum!

snuffmoviedirector ,

Love these guys

Great dynamic between the 3 lads . Laughing and learning at the same time

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