39 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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    • 4.9 • 15 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.

    Harriet Tubman (Radio Edit)

    Harriet Tubman (Radio Edit)

    Greg Jenner is joined by comedian Desiree Burch and historian Dr Michell Chresfield to explore the life of the American hero and abolitionist, Harriet Tubman. From a torturous childhood to surgery without anaesthetic, get ready to understand true bravery as we uncover the events which made Harriet Tubman a phenomenal force for change.

    Produced by Dan Morelle and Cornelius Mendez. Scripted by Greg Jenner and researched by Emma Nagouse.

    • 28 min
    Young Napoleon (Radio Edit)

    Young Napoleon (Radio Edit)

    Never mind the famous battles, who was the real Napoleon and what events turned him from a young Corsican officer to one of history’s greatest figures? Greg Jenner is joined by comedian Dan Schreiber and historian Dr Laura O’Brien.

    Produced by Dan Morelle and Cornelius Mendez
    Script and research by Emma Nagouse

    A Muddy Knees Media production for BBC Radio 4.

    • 29 min
    Neanderthals (Radio Edit)

    Neanderthals (Radio Edit)

    Greg Jenner is joined by the brilliant comedian Tim Minchin and Palaeolithic archaeologist Dr Becky Wragg Sykes as they take us way back in time to visit the Neanderthals. Just who were the Neanderthals? Were they the squat caveman we’ve come to know in pop culture or have we misunderstood them entirely? Join the team as we discover there is so much more to those handsome, hench beings who walked the Earth before us.

    • 29 min
    The Aztecs (Radio Edit)

    The Aztecs (Radio Edit)

    Travel back to the land of the Aztecs for stories of sacrifice and fancy diets. Greg Jenner is joined by comedian Joel Dommett and historian Dr Caroline Dodds Pennock to ask just how much food can be traced back to the Aztecs? Was cannibalism really a respectful process? And at what age were Aztec children expected to contribute to the family?

    Produced by Dan Morelle and Cornelius Mendez
    Script by Greg Jenner
    Research by Emma Nagouse assisted by Josh Daniels

    A Muddy Knees Media production for BBC Radio 4.

    • 29 min
    Blackbeard (Radio Edit)

    Blackbeard (Radio Edit)

    Greg Jenner is joined by comedian Stu Goldsmith and historian Dr Rebecca Simon for a hilarious look at the life of the infamous pirate, Blackbeard.

    Produced by Dan Morelle and Cornelius Mendez
    Scripted by Greg Jenner
    Researched by Emma Nagouse

    A Muddy Knees Media production for BBC Radio 4.

    • 28 min
    The Egyptian Pyramids

    The Egyptian Pyramids

    Host Greg Jenner is joined by Prof Sarah Parcak and comedian Maria Shehata to learn all about the magnificent Egyptian pyramids. We discover how and why pyramids were built, who constructed them, and how space archeology can help us discover and protect hundreds of pyramids and tombs that are yet to be found.

    • 53 min

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