Podcasts

84. Shrinking Part 2

8, 10, 2018 - Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of shrinking. Read More

83. Accidents

8, 10, 2018 - ‘We do not suffer by accident’ (Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice). Welcome to .... Read More

82. Brainstorm

8, 10, 2018 - Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell brainstorm new ideas for Histories of the Unexpected .... Read More

81. Bells

8, 10, 2018 - ‘Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof:’ .... Read More

80. Mothers

6, 6, 2018 - ‘A boy’s best friend is his mother’      (Norman Bates – Psycho, written and .... Read More

79. Relics

6, 6, 2018 - ‘Feeling myself as the last relic of a beloved race, my companions extinct before me’ (Mary .... Read More

78. Shrinking

6, 6, 2018 - “Chess is life in miniature. Chess is struggle, chess is battles” (Garry Kasparov). .... Read More

Episode 76: An Unexpected Challenge

20, 4, 2018 - Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell enter into an unexpected history challenge, in which .... Read More

Episode 77: The Lean

20, 4, 2018 - “We sink, we swim, we rise, we fall. We meet our fate together.”   (Morgan Freeman as Joe Clark .... Read More

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