43 episodes

Outliers is an historic fiction podcast that explores how big events filter down and are viewed and shaped by the people in the shadows. Themes of otherness, change, gender and the meaning of power are explored through the eyes of characters who have not traditionally held the historic limelight. Enjoy this anthology of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they reveal the people hiding in the shadows of real events, at some of the greatest palaces ever built.

Historic Royal Palaces, in association with Rusty Quill present:
Outliers - Stories from the edge of history.

Outliers - Stories from the edge of history Rusty Quill

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    • 4.9 • 132 Ratings

Outliers is an historic fiction podcast that explores how big events filter down and are viewed and shaped by the people in the shadows. Themes of otherness, change, gender and the meaning of power are explored through the eyes of characters who have not traditionally held the historic limelight. Enjoy this anthology of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they reveal the people hiding in the shadows of real events, at some of the greatest palaces ever built.

Historic Royal Palaces, in association with Rusty Quill present:
Outliers - Stories from the edge of history.

    Bonus Interview - The Producers behind Outliers

    Bonus Interview - The Producers behind Outliers

    Interview with Claudia Strange and Adam Sibbald, Historic Royal Palaces' producers of Outliers.

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    Discover the history behind Outliers - blog.hrp.org.uk 

    • 24 min
    Interview with Jonathan Sims

    Interview with Jonathan Sims

    Interview with Jonathan Sims, author of Outliers S2 Episode 13, For King and Country.

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    Find more on Jonathan @jonnywaistcoat rustyquill.com/the-magnus-archives and www.macguffinandcompany.com

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    Discover the history behind Outliers - blog.hrp.org.uk 

    • 14 min
    For King and Country

    For King and Country

    Three soldiers of the Black Watch are put to death at the Tower of London. Their sentence: mutiny. Their silence, historic. Why did they choose not to defend themselves? Is the truth wound up with the mysterious stranger who visited them on the eve of their court martial, and how pivotal will that moment turn out to be for Scotland?

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    Discover the history behind Outliers - blog.hrp.org.uk 

    • 17 min
    Interview with Beth Crane

    Interview with Beth Crane

    Interview with Beth Crane, author of Outliers S2 Episode 12,Fresh Sweat and Cloves.

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    Find more on Beth Crane @NotCombustible www.bethkcrane.com@WeFixSpaceJunk battlebird.productions

    Discover the history behind Outliers - blog.hrp.org.uk 

    • 17 min
    Fresh Sweat and Cloves

    Fresh Sweat and Cloves

    As lady-in-waiting to an aging queen and wife to a failed adventurer, Bess Raleigh has learnt to fight her corner against all adversity. Her life is spent in the shadow of the Tower of London with her husband Sir Walter Raleigh. But will she manage to keep her head whilst others around her lose theirs?  

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    • 19 min
    Interview with Jon Cooper

    Interview with Jon Cooper

    Interview with Jon Cooper, author of Outliers S2 Episode 11 , Seal of Fate .

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    Discover the history behind Outliers - blog.hrp.org.uk 

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
132 Ratings

132 Ratings

OkieDeDokie ,

More, please!

If you love history and a good yarn - you will love this podcast. Stories from the fringes of historic events, so well written! I have enjoyed it very much and hope they bring it back with more episodes

Accesette ,

Amazing stories!

Well written & acted. I love all of these stories. I hope that they’re able to make more.

P.TwoBears ,

Outstanding Historical Fiction. LOVE! *edit

Super well produced with absolutely excellent, superior writing and storytelling. This is the very best new podcast out there in the arts. I can't recommend it highly enough
EDIT: so glad you came back-- please stick with it & keep it up, it's so very worth it.

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