Which is the best 14th century film?
Season 2, Ep. 11
Helen Carr joins the team to talk about The Green Knight, The Last Duel, and the fourteenth century on film.Produced by: Natt TapleyAssistant producer: Abi Robinson
Is Jabba the Hutt an Ottoman?
Season 2, Ep. 10
Marc Baer, whose new book The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars and Caliphs is out this month, talks to Alex and Hannah about how we've seen the Ottoman Empire on film.Producer: Natt TapleyAssistant Producer: Abi Robinson
How has queer history been represented on film?
Season 2, Ep. 9
Alex von Tunzelmann and Hannah Greig chat to Justin Bengry about queer history on film.Produced by Natt TapleyAssistant Producer: Abi Robinson
What's it like working with Mike Leigh?
Season 2, Ep. 8
Alex and Hannah talk to Jackie Riding, historical consultant on Mr Turner and Peterloo, about what it's like working with Mike Leigh.Produced by: Natt TapleyAssistant Producer: Abi Robinson
How do you go to the toilet on a mediaeval battlefield? with Jason Kingsley
Season 2, Ep. 7
Jason Kingsley, OBE, runs the video games and comics company, Rebellion. He's also a practical archaeologist, who tries to do the things they did in the past to come to a greater understanding of them. He presents the Modern History TV Youtube channel and has just launched the Future Imperfect podcast, where he talks to historians, scientists and experts in all disciplines about what the past can teach us about the future. He talks to Alex von Tunzelmann and Hannah Greig about jousting, spaghetti lances, and how to simulate a horse.Produced by: Natt TapleyAssistant Producer: Abi Robinson
How should we depict slavery on film? with Manuel Barcia
Season 2, Ep. 6
Alex von Tunzelmann and Hannah Greig talk to Manuel Barcia about depictions of slavery on film.If you'd like to watch La Ultima Cena, which they discuss, you can find it here.Produced by Natt Tapley for Gloaming ProductionsAssistant Producer: Abi Robinson
What does an on-set writer do? with Joy C. Mitchell
Season 2, Ep. 5
Alex von Tunzelmann and Hannah Greig talk to Joy C. Mitchell about being an on-set writer for Bridgerton, making soundtracks for writing period dramas, and mood boards.Produced by Natt Tapley for Gloaming ProductionsAssistant Producer: Abi Robinson