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Russell Hogg

A lot of history episodes and a lot of film episodes. A few other subjects in between!

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Episodes

Laurence Bergreen on Magellan

Laurence Bergreen threads the needle for me. He tells Magellan's story in a way that is exciting and moves with... more

26 Nov 2021 · 53 minutes
With one leap he was free! - stories from Peter Henderson's life

It is hard to describe Peter Henderson's adventures without lapsing into cliche. Hair raising, eye popping and so on. A... more

21 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
A history of astronomy - from the Babylonians to Galileo

Thony Christie has a blog called the Renaissance Mathematicus. It covers the history of science and is one of the... more

28 Sep 2021 · 2 hours, 18 minutes
Clocks, Civilization, Power . . . all About Time with David Rooney

David Rooney is the author of About Time: A History of Civilisation in Twelve Clocks. He talks about clocks (in... more

27 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Talking movies with Freddie deBoer and Abe Callard (Mad Max, OUTIH, Ghostbusters etc)

Freddie, Abe and I talk about movies. Three blokes talking about feminism in movies. Well of course. But much more... more

19 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Julian Sancton on the ill fated voyage of the Belgica to the Antarctic in 1898

Julian Sancton is a wonderful guide to the Belgian expedition to Antartica in 1898.  The crew of the Belgica included... more

08 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
When the Shogun's Sumo met Commodore Perry's minstrel show

Kenji Tierney is a wonderfully engaging speaker. Starting with memories of being introduced by his grandmother to sumo by way... more

24 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Amazon the behemoth

Robin Gaster's book Behemoth, Amazon Rising: Power and Seduction in the Age of Amazon is available to buy on, naturally,... more

14 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Memories of wartime Japan and reflections on the kamikaze

Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney is a professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin. Here she recalls her life as a young... more

29 Jun 2021 · 56 minutes
Conquerors - how Portugal built its empire in India

Roger Crowley tells the story of how Portugal built its empire in the Indian ocean from 1498. The Portuguese were... more

13 Jun 2021 · 55 minutes
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Thony Christie has a blog called the Renaissance Mathematicus. It covers the history of science and is one of the wonders of... more