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

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    • 4.3, 54 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

4.3 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

Leekath ,

Such a Great Show!

Can’t wait for the next series. Super interesting bits of information.

Mr. V's 007 ,

Dr. Riddell is electric!!

Her curiosity and enthusiasm come through loud and clear. More, more, more!

PidgeAlmighty25 ,

What happened?

More episodes please!

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