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Welcome to Killing Time, the podcast that investigates the darkest moments in our past to shine a light on wider histories.

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Welcome to Killing Time, the podcast that investigates the darkest moments in our past to shine a light on wider histories.

    A Wartime Murder with Duncan Barrett

    A Wartime Murder with Duncan Barrett

    In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by historian and author of Hitler's British Isles, Duncan Barrett. They investigate a grisly wartime murder on the idyllic island of Sark.Written and narrated by Rebecca RidealEditor/Producer: Peter CurryTheme Music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

    • 26 min
    The Mysterious Death of Amy Robsart

    The Mysterious Death of Amy Robsart

    In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by renaissance historian, broadcaster and author of the forthcoming In the Shadow of the Block, Dr Joanne Paul. Together, they investigate a mysterious death that shook the court of Elizabeth I.Written and narrated by Rebecca RidealEditor/producer: Peter CurryVoice actor: Laura DarrallTheme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

    • 22 min
    The Sleepers of Barnes Cemetery with Sheldon Goodman

    The Sleepers of Barnes Cemetery with Sheldon Goodman

    In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by City of Westminster Guide, heritage communicator and founder of The Cemetery Club, Sheldon Goodman. Together, they explore the fascinating history of Barnes cemetery.Written and narrated by Rebecca RidealEditor/producer: Peter CurryTheme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

    • 24 min
    The Murderess Sarah Malcolm

    The Murderess Sarah Malcolm

    In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by historian and author of The Gossip's Choice, Dr Sara Read to investigate a grisly eighteenth century triple murder.Written and narrated by Rebecca RidealEditor/producer: Peter CurryTheme Music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

    • 25 min
    Protestant Martyrs with Leanda de Lisle

    Protestant Martyrs with Leanda de Lisle

    In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by Leanda de Lisle, historian, broadcaster and author of White King. They discuss the lives, deaths and afterlives of Lady Jane Grey and Charles I.Written and narrated by Rebecca RidealProducer/editor: Peter CurryTheme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred 

    • 21 min
    The Untimely Death of Alexander the Great with Dr Maria Pretzler

    The Untimely Death of Alexander the Great with Dr Maria Pretzler

    In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by ancient historian Dr Maria Pretzler to discuss the life and untimely death of Alexander the Great. Written and narrated by Rebecca RidealProducer/editor: Peter CurryTheme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

    • 22 min

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