I hope you enjoyed season 4! New episodes coming late January 2023.

Episodes

Oct. 25, 2021

Movie Review: The Day Of The Siege (1683 Siege of Vienna)

In this special episode I sit down with three other history podcasters and discuss the 2012 Movie '11 September 1683, Day of the …

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Oct. 11, 2021

The Deadliest Sniper In History, Simo Hayha

Simo Häyhä was a Finnish farmer born in the 1900's, known around his village for his wickedly sharp aim with a hunting rifle. …

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Sept. 27, 2021

The Invincible Admiral, Yi Sun-sin (Part 2)

While Admiral Yi Sun-sin languishes in a filthy prison cell, the once invincible Korean navy he had built lay in ruins at the bot…

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Sept. 13, 2021

The Invincible Admiral, Yi Sun-sin (Part 1)

Yi Sun-sin was a Korean soldier in the 16th century. Throughout his career he had built up a reputation as an exemplary leader…

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Aug. 30, 2021

Chat with Daniele Bolelli

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to sit down with some podcasting royalty! Daniele Bolelli is university professor, …

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Aug. 23, 2021

Owain Glyndŵr, The Last Prince of Wales (Part 2)

The Welsh have risen! Owain Glyndŵr's rebellion has swept across the the British Isles. As Welsh apprentices abroad down the…

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Aug. 9, 2021

Owain Glyndŵr, The Last Prince of Wales (Part 1)

We tell the story of Owain Glyndŵr, a Welsh nobleman who sparked a rebellion against the English king in the late 14th century. …

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July 6, 2021

Season 2 Wrap-up

Season 2 Wrap-up

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July 5, 2021

Pemulwuy, The Aboriginal Freedom Fighter

Pemulwuy was a member of the Bidjigal people, one of the Aboriginal tribes who lived on the east coast of Australia. When the …

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June 21, 2021

Lapulapu, The Apostate Of Mactan

The Life of Lapulapu, The Filipino National Hero

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June 14, 2021

Forgotten Wars Preview

Forgotten Wars Preview

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June 7, 2021

The Forgotten Colony Of Erik The Red

Eric The Red was a Norwegian farmer in the 10th century. After finding himself incompatible with the rules of civilisation he sai…

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May 24, 2021

Valette and The Great Siege of Malta (Part 3)

After a heroic final stand, Fort St Elmo has finally fallen. With the Ottoman navy now streaming into the harbour, the Knights…

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May 10, 2021

Valette and The Great Siege of Malta (Part 2)

The enormous Ottoman fleet has just been sighted on the horizon of Malta, 'The Greatest Siege Of All Time' has begun! As Dragu…

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April 26, 2021

Valette and The Great Siege of Malta (Part 1)

"Nothing is more well known than the siege of Malta" - Voltaire In the year 1565 an enormous Ottoman fleet departed Constantin…

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April 12, 2021

The Indian Renaissance of Ram Mohan Roy

Ram Mohan Roy was a Bengali man from the 19th century. After watching a widow burnt alive as part of a Hindu funeral ceremony, he…

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April 6, 2021

Afghanistan: Chatting with Madina

In this very special episode, I chat with the Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Granddaughter of Ahmad Shah Duranni…

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March 29, 2021

The Last Stand Of The Maya: The Tale Of Tecun Uman

Elliot tells the story of the destruction of the indigenous Mayan peoples of Guatemala and their leader, Tecun Uman. He shares…

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March 15, 2021

Bokassa I, The Cannibal Emperor Of Africa

We explore the life and legacy of Jean-Bédel Bokassa, better known as Emperor Bokassa. We examine his rise to power, his outrageo…

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March 8, 2021

Collaboration: Chatting With Ollie

In my first collaboration episode I chat with Ollie, an English guy who runs the 'History Emporium And Pals Podcast' We talk A…

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Feb. 28, 2021

Alfred The Great And The Last Kingdom (Part 2)

After a humiliating defeat, Alfred retreats to the swamps of Wessex and desperately tries to pickup the pieces of his shattered k…

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Feb. 22, 2021

Alfred The Great And The Last Kingdom (Part 1)

Alfred was the ruler of the Kingdom of Wessex in the 9th century. As the rest of England fell to Viking invaders he won a string …

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Feb. 7, 2021

Tituba, The Black Witch Of Salem

Tituba was a slave in the highly religious town of Salem, Massachusetts. After being wrongly convicted of witchcraft she ensur…

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Jan. 25, 2021

Abu Tahir Al-Jannabi, The Muslim Who Sacked Mecca

Abu Tahir was the leader of a mystical offshoot of mainstream Islam known as 'The Qarmatians'. He created a kind of 'proto-com…

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