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On the Record at The National Archives
On the Record at The National Archives
The National Archives

1000 years of history, 1000 years of stories to uncover. The National Archives presents On the Record, a podcast that unearths... more

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Episodes

Second World War Captives

At The National Archives, we hold records that tell fascinating stories of real people who lived through the horrors of... more

19 Feb 2024 · 34 minutes
Trailer: Second World War Captives

In this episode, we explore unique documents held at The National Archives that tell the stories of prisoners of war... more

15 Feb 2024 · 2 minutes
Boston Tea Party

In December 1773, 340 tea chests were hurled into Boston Harbour by a protesting crowd. It was a... more

14 Dec 2023 · 39 minutes
Trailer: Boston Tea Party

In this episode, we examine the British response to the Boston Tea Party. A protest that ignited the flames of... more

11 Dec 2023 · 2 minutes
Inventions

A flying machine , a fish-shaped hot air balloon, and a self-ventilating hat. From million dollar ideas... more

05 Oct 2023 · 22 minutes
Trailer: Inventions

A flying machine, a fish-shaped hot air balloon, and a self-ventilating hat. In this episode of On the Record,... more

02 Oct 2023 · 1 minute
Women's Land Army

Muck-spreading, rat-gassing, carrot-pulling — all in a day’s work for a land girl! You probably know the land girls as... more

17 Aug 2023 · 40 minutes
Trailer: Women's Land Army

In this episode, we're digging deeper into the history of the Women's Land Army, using The National Archives’ unique collections to... more

14 Aug 2023 · 2 minutes
Windrush at 75

Reporters, cameras, speeches, and even songs publicised the arrival of the HMT Empire Windrush when it docked at Tilbury on... more

15 Jun 2023 · 34 minutes
Trailer: Windrush at 75

In this episode, we highlight the experiences of the Windrush Generation, who travelled to Britain between 1948 and 1971. We... more

12 Jun 2023 · 1 minute
Coronations

From Richard III’s lavish wardrobe to Queen Victoria’s chaotic ceremony, coronations have a rich and fascinating history. For some, a... more

27 Apr 2023 · 47 minutes
Propaganda

Take a closer look at records of propaganda in our collections.  In this episode, we have four stories of deliberate... more

16 Feb 2023 · 57 minutes
Trailer: Propaganda

In this episode, we’re looking at propaganda in our collections.  We share four stories of deliberate attempts by governments to... more

13 Feb 2023 · 2 minutes
Treason: Rebellion

By 1800, there were 300,000 Africans enslaved in the British colony of Jamaica. Despite harsh punishments and low odds of... more

24 Nov 2022 · 37 minutes
Treason: Betrayal and Deception

What happens when treasonous plots fail? What happens when innocent people get pulled into dangerous schemes? In this episode, we... more

17 Nov 2022 · 31 minutes
Treason: People, Power and Plot

The history of English monarchs is a tale brimming with assassination attempts. Queen Elizabeth I thwarted many attempts to replace... more

10 Nov 2022 · 34 minutes
Trailer: Treason

Delve into centuries of treason in this three part mini-series. Join us as we uncover stories from across the globe,... more

28 Oct 2022 · 1 minute
Trailer

1,000 years of history, 1,000 years of stories to uncover. The National Archives presents On the Record, a podcast that... more

20 Oct 2022 ·
Colonial Office Records

The Colonial Office was the government department responsible for Britain’s colonies at various points throughout the 18th to 20th centuries.... more

25 Aug 2022 · 59 minutes
Trailer: Colonial Office Records

In this episode, we’re taking a closer look at Britain’s Colonial Office records. This was the government department responsible for... more

22 Aug 2022 · 2 minutes
The 1920s: Fashion and Nightlife

In this episode, fashion historian Amber Butchart discusses the fashion movements of the 1920s, from rising hemlines to ready-to-wear fashion.... more

12 May 2022 · 33 minutes
The 1920s: Migration and Public Health

In this episode, we continue our whirlwind tour through the 1920s by introducing you to some of the fascinating people... more

28 Apr 2022 · 33 minutes
The 1920s: Beyond the Roar

In this first episode, historian Kate Williams looks at the era's tensions and shifting values, revealing social progress and a... more

14 Apr 2022 · 30 minutes
Trailer: The 1920s

In our latest three-part podcast series, we step into the world of 1920s Britain and experience what life was really like,... more

07 Apr 2022 · 2 minutes
LGBTQ+ Histories

In this episode, we bring you four stories that span two hundred years of British history. Two women leave their families... more

17 Feb 2022 · 52 minutes
Trailer: LGBTQ+ Histories

The National Archives’ collections offer a valuable insight into how the government interacted with and viewed LGBTQ+ communities in the... more

10 Feb 2022 · 2 minutes
20th Century Migration: 1962 – A Social Revolution?

There are over 900 years of immigration records available for research here at The National Archives. Over the next three... more

09 Dec 2021 · 33 minutes
20th Century Migration: Citizenship and Empire

There are over 900 years of immigration records available for research here at The National Archives. Over the next three... more

02 Dec 2021 · 36 minutes
20th Century Migration: 1914 – A Nation Divided?

There are over 900 years of immigration records available for research here at The National Archives. Over the next three... more

26 Nov 2021 · 35 minutes
Trailer: 20th Century Migration

There are over 900 years of immigration records available for research here at The National Archives. In our latest... more

22 Nov 2021 · 2 minutes
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In this episode, we bring you four stories that span two hundred years of British history. Two women leave their families to make... more