History Film Club
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 Tapley
Assistant 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
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