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This poignant episode of Travels Through Time takes us back to 1916, a year of strife and stoicism at the heart of World War One. The mood across Britain at the end of 1915 was one...

Witches, spells, black magic and shape-shifting combine in unsettling ways for this special Halloween episode of Travels Through Time. Britain, 1862. An age of modernity characteri...

Ruthlessness and Richard III: Thomas Penn (1483) In this haunting episode of Travels Through Time, Thomas Penn guides us back to the blackest year of them all, 1483. Richard Duke ...

Our latest episode of Travels Through Time explores a little-studied but revolutionary group of women at the heart of Dr Patricia Fara’s latest book, A Lab of One’s Own. Patr...

In this episode of our podcast Travels Through Time, bestselling author Thomas Harding takes us back to 1930s London and the sinister rise of Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fas...

Join us for a special extended version of Travels Through Time. To celebrate the launch of season two, we're taking you on a blockbuster journey through the Crusades with New Yor...

Travels Through Time launches season two with a blockbuster journey through the Crusades with New York Times bestselling historian Dan Jones. Dan draws on his latest book Crusaders...

In this episode of Travels Through Time the author and cultural historian Mike Jay takes us back to 1799 – a year of anxiety, action and excitement on the cusp of a new century. ...

The Fall of Anne Boleyn “I think Anne Boleyn’s fatal mistake was to snigger at the King in the presence of handsome young men. And I don’t think she did anything more than th...

The Holocaust The Holocaust is the bleakest, blackest, most disturbing moment in our human story. It involved the systematic murder of millions of Jews, minority and vulnerable gro...

"The most momentous event in Japanese history" Commodore Matthew Perry’s expedition to Japan in 1853 changed the course of the island’s history. Long into the nineteenth centur...

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