Tony Robinson's Cunningcast
Tony Robinson is best-known for playing turnip-brained Baldrick who always had 'a cunning plan' in the iconic TV show Blackadder. He's presented countless documentaries throughout his 50-year career, including 20-years on Channel 4's Time Team, inspired by his passion for history and for digging deep into the past to understand more about the present. That's his thing!In his new cunningly curated History Podcast, Tony is taking the long view on the big stories of the day and delving into other weird and wonderful stories that grab him and make him want to know more about the world around us. H...
Rachel Cunliffe • New Statesman • Mar 22, 2023
"...sounds a bit vague, wait until you hear the episode themes. I can tell you about Stonehenge, because Robinson, who has made multiple documentaries about this archaeological mystery, is utterly fascinated by it. History buffs will be delighted by this deep dive into how and why ancient Britons lugged hundreds of tonnes of stone across the country. So will anyone who finds Robinson’s instantly recognisable voice inexplicably soothing, a call-back to a calmer, simpler age (the Nineties, that is, not the Neolithic period). Whether that sense of soothing tranquillity will be maintained with future guests remains to be seen... …"