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Waking up the next day full of regret and with a splitting headache: Just one of the side effects of listening to this podcast. Especially in hangovers week! Well, to be honest, we...

Here in my car, I've got lots of podcasts, all about stuff that happened way in the past. It's Cars! Yes, the humble automobile is the topic this week. Tom's been looking at the am...

There's nothing civil about That Was Genius. Except this week's theme, civil wars. Sam starts off with a look at the Battle of Bamber Bridge, a WW2 attempt to segregate US troops s...

I don't believe it! This week we're looking at things that never happened. Tom kicks us off with a look at some of the ridiculous flying saints in the Catholic church; some more re...

Boom, we're back with a shot across the bow for ships week! Tom kicks us off with the story of the collision between the HMS Victoria and the HMS Camperdown in 1893, where a badly ...

Sorry for the very late episode, but we've got some news! Listen on to find out more. This episode was originally a patron exclusive, but given we've taken August off for Sam to ge...

It's the Sultans of Swing themselves, yes, Tom and Sam are back to talk all things bands!   Tom kicks us off with a look at the history behind Robin Hood's Band of Merry Men, inclu...

Teenagers, eh? This week is all about errant youth through the ages. Tom kicks us off with a look at public (what we in the UK call private) school rebellions, in which posh kids r...

Is listening to podcasts a hobby? Well here's some more. Only these ones are a bit odd. And rude. Sam kicks us off this week with a look at James 'Jemmy' Hurst, the mad, animal-tra...

Eey By Gum, it's accents week! Tom kicks us off with a look at the fascinating (and very short) history of two classic stereotypical accents - the west country pirate we all know a...

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