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Human Resources
Human Resources
Broccoli Productions

Exploring the true story of British involvement in the transatlantic slave trade and how it touches every part of the nation. Hosted... more

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Winners and Losers

We’re back to a well-trodden theme: following the money to understand how Scotland’s national development was shaped by the slave... more

22 Mar 2022 · 34 minutes

In the first of our episodes spotlighting Scotland’s slaving history, we went big and broad. Now it’s time to get... more

15 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
Taking the High Ground

When we talk about the ‘British’ Empire and the ‘British’ slave trade, it’s easy to forget that England – although... more

08 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
Origin Stories part 2

In part 1 of Origin Stories, we explored the dominant narratives around the beginning of the transatlantic slave trade. But... more

01 Mar 2022 · 34 minutes
Origin Stories part 1

Before the 400-odd years of the triangular trade, the plantations, the whips, the Sunday markets, the racial science. What were... more

22 Feb 2022 · 35 minutes
In The Middle

The journey of the Middle Passage is one of the most evocative images of slavery, taught in schools as an... more

08 Feb 2022 · 35 minutes
All Aboard

When Britain’s railways are placed within the context of the empire they helped to maintain, they are framed as one... more

01 Feb 2022 · 34 minutes
Right of Way

The image of ‘England’s green and pleasant land’ is one that has endured for centuries, but is this land really... more

25 Jan 2022 · 35 minutes
Royally Flush part 2

Did the Slave rebellions play a part in the British Monarchy's stance on abolition? Featuring author and associate professor of History... more

18 Jan 2022 · 31 minutes
Royally Flush part 1

The British monarchy is one of the oldest and most resilient in the world. In this episode, we explore their... more

11 Jan 2022 · 31 minutes
Human Resources
Winners and Losers
Human Resources