6 episodes

1944. Europe is in the grip of the Nazi war machine. But on the shores of Great Britain, thousands of men and women are planning the great fightback. On the beaches, in the skies, out at sea and behind enemy lines... What will it take to turn the tide of the war?

In commemoration of the 80th anniversary, D-Day: The Tide Turns follows the real people involved in the Normandy Landings.

Hosted by Paul McGann. New episodes Thursdays.

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Produced by Duncan Barrett and Miriam Baines. Audio by George Tapp, Cian Ryan-Morgan, Thomas Pink and Dorry Macaulay. Music by Dorry Macaulay and Oliver Baines.

D-Day: The Tide Turns Noiser

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    • 4.9 • 78 Ratings

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1944. Europe is in the grip of the Nazi war machine. But on the shores of Great Britain, thousands of men and women are planning the great fightback. On the beaches, in the skies, out at sea and behind enemy lines... What will it take to turn the tide of the war?

In commemoration of the 80th anniversary, D-Day: The Tide Turns follows the real people involved in the Normandy Landings.

Hosted by Paul McGann. New episodes Thursdays.

Available for free wherever you get your podcasts or at noiser.com

For ad-free listening, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you're on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions

Produced by Duncan Barrett and Miriam Baines. Audio by George Tapp, Cian Ryan-Morgan, Thomas Pink and Dorry Macaulay. Music by Dorry Macaulay and Oliver Baines.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    1. The Spy Who Fooled Hitler

    1. The Spy Who Fooled Hitler

    In the dead of night, two British commandos carry out a daring intelligence gathering mission… right under German noses. President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill set the date for the largest seaborne invasion in history. The Allies hatch an elaborate plan to throw Hitler off the scent - building fake tanks, fake planes, even an entire fake army. And as D-Day approaches, an eccentric double agent sends the most important secret message of his life…
    A Noiser production, written by Duncan Barrett.
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    • 52 min
    2. An Imperfect Storm

    2. An Imperfect Storm

    A storm brewing in the Atlantic threatens to scupper the D-Day invasion plans. On the west coast of Ireland, at a remote post office, a woman transmits a crucial report. The Allied Supreme Commander is faced with the toughest decision of his career. And the fate of the world rests on the shoulders of one Scottish weather forecaster…
    A Noiser production, written by Edward White.
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    • 29 min
    3. Behind Enemy Lines

    3. Behind Enemy Lines

    A mysterious radio broadcast summons help from behind enemy lines. British spies steal their way through France, as Resistance operatives sabotage key German targets. Civilians gather vital intelligence while hiding in plain sight. And a wave of brutal reprisals horrifies the French people…
    A Noiser production, written by Jeff Dawson.
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    • 44 min
    4. The Longest Night…

    4. The Longest Night…

    General Dwight D. Eisenhower and his confidante spend the eve of D-Day wracked with nerves. The Supreme Commander writes a heartfelt letter of apology… to be released if the operation fails. And, from airfields in England, the first Allied planes take to the skies…
    A Noiser production, written by Jo Furniss.
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    • 34 min
    D-Day: The Tide Turns - Trailer

    D-Day: The Tide Turns - Trailer

    The new show from multi-award-winning podcasters, Noiser. Narrated by Paul McGann.
    Launching June 6th 2024.
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    • 1 min
    TEASER: The Crossword Conundrum

    TEASER: The Crossword Conundrum

    A Surrey headmaster Leonard Dawe receives a visit from MI5. Has this mild-mannered teacher just leaked the top-secret plans for the largest seaborne invasion in history... in a cryptic crossword?
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    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

Mybaby06! ,

Outstanding

By far one of the best story tellers I’ve heard. Draws you in to where you can almost picture being right there in the thick of it.

Default Duck ,

Amazing History

Very informative and interesting. I never even new most of this stuff about D-Day! Keep up the good work and I am looking forward to the upcoming episodes.

Pastor Beauchamp ,

Keep it coming!

Has inspired me to look in to the military.

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