Dan Snow's History Hit

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Dan Snow's History Hit


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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet. Powerful kings, warrior queens, nomads, empires and expeditions. Historian Dan Snow and his expert guests bring all these stories to life and more in a daily dose of history. Join Dan as he digs into the past to make sense of the headlines and get up close to the biggest discoveries being made around the world today, as they happen.If you want to get in touch with the podcast, you can email us at ds.hh@historyhit.com, we'd love to hear from you! Hosted o...

Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Ashley Davies • The Times UK Apr 8, 2023

"...a lively podcast in which the historian digs into stories from the past with the help of an expert. It’s a handy way of quickly catching up on subjects you feel you should know more about. …"

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Score: 2.5

James Marriot • The Guardian Jan 14, 2021

"But in our universe the BBC went cold on posh, nepotistically advanced middle-aged white men and Snow was evicted into the cold, harsh media ecosystem to hunt for himself. . . . And he thrived. Snow hasn’t changed, though. The spirit of BBC Two lives on in History Hit. Content-wise, this is a podcast for people who like their history in big meaty slabs of manly facts. This is not my thing (give me Dominic Sandbrook and Tom Holland’s show The Rest is History any day of the week), but I get that people want a man like Snow to deliver information efficiently and digestibly. …"

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