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Oh What A Time...
Oh What A Time...
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It’s time to embark on a journey through history with "Oh What A Time…" a comedy history podcast hosted by renowned comedians... more

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Episodes

#48 Speeches (Part 1)

Let’s point our ears in the direction of some of the greatest oratory from history, because this week we’re discussing:... more

26 May 2024 · 38 minutes
#47 Criminals (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! It’s time to take a look at some of... more

20 May 2024 · 39 minutes
#47 Criminals (Part 1)

It’s time to take a look at some of the most infamous criminals history has to offer; the story of... more

19 May 2024 · 33 minutes
#45 Gangs (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! This week on the we’re discussing Gangs ie. proper... more

13 May 2024 · 43 minutes
#45 Gangs (Part 1)

This week on the we’re discussing Gangs ie. proper mean ones so not the Scouts (Chris) or the Boys Brigade... more

12 May 2024 · 40 minutes
#44 Weather (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! This week we’re talking about unique weather events through... more

06 May 2024 · 34 minutes
#44 Weather (Part 1)

This week we’re talking about unique weather events through history. From the great freeze of 1899 that plunged Miami to... more

05 May 2024 · 30 minutes
#39 Survival (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! In this episode we’ll be taking a look at... more

29 Apr 2024 · 41 minutes
#39 Survival (Part 1)

In this episode we’ll be taking a look at incredible stories of survival through history; from the men of the... more

28 Apr 2024 · 38 minutes
#38 Corpses (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! This week we’re looking at some of the all-time... more

22 Apr 2024 · 29 minutes
#38 Corpses (Part 1)

This week we’re looking at some of the all-time great corpses. We’ll be taking a look at the Tollund Man,... more

21 Apr 2024 · 30 minutes
#37 Prime Ministers (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! This week on the show we’re taking a trip... more

15 Apr 2024 · 42 minutes
#37 Prime Ministers (Part 1)

This week on the show we’re taking a trip to 10 Downing Street to analyse Prime Ministers from yonder. We’ll... more

14 Apr 2024 · 40 minutes
#36 Presidents (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! This week we’re taking a look at a whole... more

08 Apr 2024 · 32 minutes
#36 Presidents (Part 1)

This week we’re taking a look at a whole host of US Presidents; Theodore Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, Andrew Jackson and... more

07 Apr 2024 · 33 minutes
OWAT: Full Timer Preview!

We must begin this episode description with a 'mea culpa' (stretching our latin there); please accept our apologies. We hoped... more

31 Mar 2024 · 41 minutes
#34 Health and Fitness (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! Get ready to pump some podcasting iron, because... more

26 Mar 2024 · 42 minutes
#34 Health and Fitness (Part 1)

Get ready to pump some podcasting iron, because this week we're discussing: HEALTH AND FITNESS. The rise of vegetarianism, how... more

25 Mar 2024 · 39 minutes
#33 Conflict (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! This week we're looking at partakers in conflict... more

19 Mar 2024 · 31 minutes
#33 Conflict (Part 1)

This week we're looking at partakers in conflict from down the ages. The awful job of 'powder monkeys' during naval... more

18 Mar 2024 · 34 minutes
#32 Escapes (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! This week we'll be rattling through some of... more

12 Mar 2024 · 41 minutes
#32 Escapes (Part 1)

This week we'll be rattling through some of history's most cunning plans because in this episode we're discussing some great... more

11 Mar 2024 · 43 minutes
#31 Myths (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! Can you hear that sound? It's the sound... more

05 Mar 2024 · 34 minutes
#31 Myths (Part 1)

Can you hear that sound? It's the sound of illusions getting shattered!.. Because this week we're discussing Myths! Such as:... more

04 Mar 2024 · 33 minutes
#30 Discoveries (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! Get the shovel and the pastry brush, because this... more

27 Feb 2024 · 32 minutes
#30 Discoveries (Part 1)

Get the shovel and the pastry brush, because this week we’re unearthing some of history’s greatest discoveries! The magnificent ancient... more

26 Feb 2024 · 32 minutes
#29 Love (Part 2)

This is Part 2! For Part 1, check the feed from yesterday! Valentines Day has reared its head again, which can... more

20 Feb 2024 · 45 minutes
#29 Love (Part 1)

Valentines Day has reared its head again, which can mean only one thing: this week we’re discussing LUUUUUURVE (love). From... more

19 Feb 2024 · 27 minutes
#28 Nightlife (Part 2)

THIS IS PART TWO, FOR PART ONE.. CHECK THE FEED YESTERDAY! Throw on your gladrags and pop on your dancing shoes... more

13 Feb 2024 · 33 minutes
#28 Nightlife (Part 1)

Throw on your gladrags and pop on your dancing shoes because this week we're discussing: nightlife! What was a night... more

12 Feb 2024 · 37 minutes
#27 Beauty (Part 2)

This is Part 2, for Part 1 check the feed yesterday! This week we're discussing BEAUTY via acne, Viking teeth, hair... more

06 Feb 2024 · 38 minutes
#27 Beauty (Part 1)

This week we're discussing BEAUTY via acne, Viking teeth, hair and wigs; plus this week's bonus bit is all about... more

05 Feb 2024 · 34 minutes
#26 Blunders (Part 2)

This is Part 2, for Part 1 check the feed yesterday! This week on the show we're chatting: BLUNDERS! From the... more

30 Jan 2024 · 33 minutes
#26 Blunders (Part 1)

This week on the show we're chatting: BLUNDERS! From the worst sponsorship deal ever to darken German ice hockey, an... more

29 Jan 2024 · 31 minutes
#25 Calendars (Part 2)

(This is Part Two! Check yesterday for Part One) AND WE ARE BACK! And this week/month/year we're looking at: Calendars. How... more

23 Jan 2024 · 33 minutes
#25 Calendars (Part 1)

AND WE ARE BACK! And this week/month/year we're looking at: Calendars. How we ended up with the names for our... more

22 Jan 2024 · 41 minutes
Gifts (Bonus Preview)

Oh What A Time returns next week on the main feed but between now and then, we thought we'd drop... more

16 Jan 2024 · 22 minutes
Best of OWAT Volume 1

While we recover from Christmas and New Year, please enjoy our first 'best of' episode featuring some brand new correspondence... more

08 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Your Correspondence 2

It’s time again for us to mine the OWaT mailbag and have another correspondence special (although we inevitably get sidetracked... more

25 Dec 2023 · 27 minutes
Christmas

Get the decorations down from the loft and pop the tree up, because this week we're talking about: Christmas. We'll... more

18 Dec 2023 · 54 minutes
Big Projects

This week we're looking into some huge undertakings through history in a category we're calling: BIG PROJECTS. How did ancient... more

11 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
The Great Depression

This week we're looking at the aftermath of the 1929 Wall St Crash, which signalled the beginning of an era... more

04 Dec 2023 · 55 minutes
Heroes (Bonus preview)

Here's a preview - about 15 mins of a 70 minute episode - of November's subscriber special on.. Heroes! Obviously, the... more

30 Nov 2023 · 21 minutes
The Coast

This week we're heading for the coast to discover the story behind the birth of modern weather forecasting. We're also... more

27 Nov 2023 · 58 minutes
Landmarks

This week we're scanning the historic horizon to look at wondrous landmarks from down the ages. We'll be travelling to... more

20 Nov 2023 · 59 minutes
Emergency Services

This week we're taking a look through history at the BIG THREE emergency services: Police, Fire Brigade and the Ambulance... more

13 Nov 2023 · 54 minutes
Plots

To mark the 418th anniversary of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot we thought we'd bring you a Plots episode!... more

06 Nov 2023 · 57 minutes
Inventions

This week we're taking a look at great (and not so great) inventions through the ages. We've got the Player... more

30 Oct 2023 · 59 minutes
Money

As the 20th century poet Des'ree once said: "Money don't make my world go round, I'm reaching out for a... more

22 Oct 2023 · 55 minutes
Your Correspondence

As regular listeners will note, over the past few weeks we have invented many of the world's greatest podcasting features:... more

15 Oct 2023 · 46 minutes
Victorians

This week we're dipping back through time to spend some time with the Victorians; those in the working class eating... more

08 Oct 2023 · 45 minutes
Healthcare

Pop some chicken soup on the hob and check out this week’s episode which is: Healthcare. From how the common... more

01 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Adventurers

This week we're discussing Adventurers; each with varying levels of success, to put it mildly. From the race to the... more

24 Sep 2023 · 58 minutes
Jobs

Up this week we're looking a collection of absolutely random jobs from history. From the folk who sang the news,... more

17 Sep 2023 · 48 minutes
Humour

Let's have a historical laugh shall we? This week we're analysing what has registered as 'humour' through the ages. We'll... more

10 Sep 2023 · 51 minutes
Parenting

This week we're taking a look at how different societies have dealt with the rearing of children through the ages.... more

03 Sep 2023 · 58 minutes
Pets

This week on the podcast we're turning our attention to the animals humans have befriended throughout history; from the animals... more

27 Aug 2023 · 52 minutes
Sport

This week we're taking heed of our love for sport and taking a look at various ancient contests through the... more

20 Aug 2023 · 46 minutes
Marriage

This week we're talking marriage through the ages; from the legally loose nuptials in medieval England, to shacking up with... more

13 Aug 2023 · 58 minutes
Life at Sea

"Ahoy there landlubbers!" this week we're taking a look at seafarers from down the ages. We'll be talking Welsh pirates... more

06 Aug 2023 · 53 minutes
Holidays and Recreation

As the annual kid's 6-week holiday swings into gear in the UK, we thought this week we'd look at Holidays... more

30 Jul 2023 · 48 minutes
Laws

This week we're discussing: Laws. Why did the Qin Dynasty and Ancient Rome have such a problem with crying? Why... more

23 Jul 2023 · 43 minutes
Fashion

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Oh What A Time… A history podcast presented by comedians Elis James and Tom... more

16 Jul 2023 · 53 minutes
Welcome to Oh What A Time... - Launching on Monday 17th July!

Hello and welcome to "Oh What A Time…" a brand new comedy history podcast hosted by renowned comedians Elis James... more

10 Jul 2023 · 2 minutes
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Welcome to the inaugural episode of Oh What A Time… A history podcast presented by comedians Elis James and Tom Craine along... more