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  • 18. Titanic: The Unfathomable with W. B. Bartlett

    01:00:28
    Today’s episode features an interview with the author W. B. Bartlett,who has written three whole books on the topic of RMS Titanic, the causes of her sinking and the immediate aftermath.Tune into our conversation which explores the reasons for the disaster, how it could have been avoided, as well as several profiles on passengers and crew. Please find W. B. Bartlett's books here:https://www.amberley-books.com/great-tales-from-british-history-on-the-eve-of-the-titanic-disaster.htmlhttps://www.amberley-books.com/why-the-titanic-sank.htmlhttps://www.amberley-books.com/titanic-9-hours-to-hell-9781848684225.htmlPlease see some of our other favourite books on the topic of Titanic:https://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Titanic-Day-by-Day-366-days-with-the-Titanic-Hardback/p/21148/aid/1238https://www.simonandschuster.co.uk/books/Shadow-of-the-Titanic/Andrew-Wilson/9781847398826https://thehistorypress.co.uk/publication/understanding-j-bruce-ismay/If you would like to join Natalie on one of her walking tours in London, please follow the links:https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-the-royal-british-kings-and-queens-walking-tour-t426011/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-unsavory-history-guided-walking-tour-t428452/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/royal-london-georgian-and-windsor-monarchs-walking-tour-t481355https://www.getyourguide.com/s/?q=supplier:252243A walking tour dedicated to the story of RMS Titanic is in the works.For more history fodder, please browse https://www.reignoflondon.com/ and https://www.ifitaintbaroque.art/

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  • 17. Titanic: Understanding J. Bruce Ismay with Clifford Ismay

    56:31
    Today’s episode features an interview with the author Clifford Ismay,whose book ‘Understanding J. Bruce Ismay’ tells us the story of man who is usually presented as a villain of the Titanic Story, but as we’ll see, this is far from the truth.Please find Cliff's book here:https://thehistorypress.co.uk/publication/understanding-j-bruce-ismay/Please see some of our favourite books on the topic of Titanic:https://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Titanic-Day-by-Day-366-days-with-the-Titanic-Hardback/p/21148/aid/1238https://www.simonandschuster.co.uk/books/Shadow-of-the-Titanic/Andrew-Wilson/9781847398826https://www.amberley-books.com/why-the-titanic-sank.htmlIf you would like to join Natalie on one of her walking tours in London, please follow the links:https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-the-royal-british-kings-and-queens-walking-tour-t426011/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-unsavory-history-guided-walking-tour-t428452/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/royal-london-georgian-and-windsor-monarchs-walking-tour-t481355https://www.getyourguide.com/s/?q=supplier:252243A walking tour dedicated to the story of RMS Titanic is in the works.For more history fodder, please browse https://www.reignoflondon.com/ and https://www.ifitaintbaroque.art/
  • 16. Titanic: The Unsinkable with Cody Hartman

    22:54
    In this episode Gemma and Natalie talk to Cody Hartman, the director of the new film Unsinkable: Titanic Untold (2024).Please find more information on the film here:https://www.unsinkablethemovie.com/https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7137074/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0_tt_8_nm_0_q_insinkableSee tickets here:https://www.unsinkablethemovie.com/ticketsPlease see some of our favourite books on the topic of RMS Titanic:https://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Titanic-Day-by-Day-366-days-with-the-Titanic-Hardback/p/21148/aid/1238https://thehistorypress.co.uk/publication/understanding-j-bruce-ismay/https://www.simonandschuster.co.uk/books/Shadow-of-the-Titanic/Andrew-Wilson/9781847398826https://www.amberley-books.com/why-the-titanic-sank.htmlhttps://www.hodder.co.uk/titles/christopher-ward/and-the-band-played-on-the-enthralling-account-of-what-happened-after-the-titanic-sank/9781444707960/If you would like to join Natalie on one of her walking tours in London, please follow the links:https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-the-royal-british-kings-and-queens-walking-tour-t426011/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-unsavory-history-guided-walking-tour-t428452/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/royal-london-georgian-and-windsor-monarchs-walking-tour-t481355https://www.getyourguide.com/s/?q=supplier:252243A walking tour dedicated to the story of RMS Titanic is in the works.For more history fodder, please browse https://www.reignoflondon.com/ and https://www.ifitaintbaroque.art/
  • 15. Titanic: Day by Day with Simon Medhurst

    54:08
    Today’s episode features an interview with the author Simon Medhurst, whose book ‘Titanic: Day by Day’ is presented as a calendar and chronicles the birthdays and the deathdays of those aboard the famous ship, as well as a plethora of Titanic facts and survivor quotes. Simon is also the great-grandson of Robert Hichens, the ship’s quartermaster, who was holding the wheel as the ship struck the iceberg.Please find Simon's book here:https://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Titanic-Day-by-Day-366-days-with-the-Titanic-Hardback/p/21148/aid/1238Please see some of our favourite books on the topic of Titanic:https://thehistorypress.co.uk/publication/understanding-j-bruce-ismay/https://www.simonandschuster.co.uk/books/Shadow-of-the-Titanic/Andrew-Wilson/9781847398826https://www.amberley-books.com/why-the-titanic-sank.htmlIf you would like to join Natalie on one of her walking tours in London, please follow the links:https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-the-royal-british-kings-and-queens-walking-tour-t426011/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-unsavory-history-guided-walking-tour-t428452/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/royal-london-georgian-and-windsor-monarchs-walking-tour-t481355https://www.getyourguide.com/s/?q=supplier:252243A walking tour dedicated to the story of RMS Titanic is in the works.For more history fodder, please browse https://www.reignoflondon.com/ and https://www.ifitaintbaroque.art/
  • 14. Titanic (1997): The Unabashed Success

    47:12
    In this episode Gemma and Natalie fan-girl about the Academy Award winning 1997 film 'Titanic'.Please see some of our favourite books on the topic:https://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Titanic-Day-by-Day-366-days-with-the-Titanic-Hardback/p/21148/aid/1238https://thehistorypress.co.uk/publication/understanding-j-bruce-ismay/https://www.simonandschuster.co.uk/books/Shadow-of-the-Titanic/Andrew-Wilson/9781847398826https://www.amberley-books.com/why-the-titanic-sank.htmlhttps://www.hodder.co.uk/titles/christopher-ward/and-the-band-played-on-the-enthralling-account-of-what-happened-after-the-titanic-sank/9781444707960/If you would like to join Natalie on one of her walking tours in London, please follow the links:https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-the-royal-british-kings-and-queens-walking-tour-t426011/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-unsavory-history-guided-walking-tour-t428452/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/royal-london-georgian-and-windsor-monarchs-walking-tour-t481355https://www.getyourguide.com/s/?q=supplier:252243 A walking tour dedicated to the story of RMS Titanic is in the works.For more history fodder, please browse https://www.reignoflondon.com/ and https://www.ifitaintbaroque.art/
  • 13. The Queen and the Mistress with Gemma Hollman

    01:09:01
    Gemma Hollman will tell us about Edward III and Philippa of Hainault, the oft-forgotten couple. Please find Gemma's book on Edward III and Philippa (as well as Edward's later mistress) here:https://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/publication/the-queen-and-the-mistress/9780750993692/If you would like to join Natalie on one of her walking tours in London, please follow the links:https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-the-royal-british-kings-and-queens-walking-tour-t426011/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-unsavory-history-guided-walking-tour-t428452/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/royal-london-georgian-and-windsor-monarchs-walking-tour-t481355 https://www.getyourguide.com/s/?q=supplier:252243 .For more history fodder, please browse https://www.reignoflondon.com/ and https://www.ifitaintbaroque.art/
  • 12. The Battle of Towton: The Winner Takes It All with Chris Riley

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    Tune in to find out all about the Battle of Towton of 1461. Why does this battle matter? Our guest Chris Riley - of The Historians Magazine - chats to us today.You can find Chris on @chrisrileyhistory on IG and linktr.ee/pastandpresentmediaIf you would like to become a member of The Historians Magazine, please see https://thehistoriansmagazine.com/ .Here's a link to one of our favourite books about the Anarchy and The White Ship disaster:https://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Edward-IV-and-the-Wars-of-the-Roses-Paperback/p/3174/aid/1238https://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Battles-of-the-Wars-of-the-Roses-Hardback/p/22238/aid/1238https://www.amberley-books.com/the-wars-of-the-roses.htmlhttps://www.amberley-books.com/edward-iv.htmlhttps://thehistorypress.co.uk/publication/william-shakespeare-the-wars-of-the-roses-and-the-historians/https://thehistorypress.co.uk/publication/towton-1461/If you would like to join Natalie on one of her walking tours in London, please follow the links:https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-the-royal-british-kings-and-queens-walking-tour-t426011/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/london-unsavory-history-guided-walking-tour-t428452/https://www.getyourguide.com/london-l57/royal-london-georgian-and-windsor-monarchs-walking-tour-t481355 .For more history fodder, please browse https://www.reignoflondon.com/ and https://www.ifitaintbaroque.art/