45 Best British History Podcasts

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British History Podcasts

Here are 45 Best British History Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. The History of England

The History of England I've loved and lived with the story of the history of the English for as long as I can remember. This is my retelling of that story, in a regular, chronological podcast; we go from the cataclysmic end of Roman Britain, and at some point will get all the way through to the present day.
Podcast thehistoryofengland.co.uk
Host David Crowther
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 12.4KTwitter Followers 7K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 45 min Since Dec 2010 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact Get Influential Podcasters ContactsGet access to 100k active Podcasters, Influencers in 1500 niche categories.Get targeted media contact list in your niche at your fingertips so you can focus on running your campaign.Email us the categories of Podcasters you want to reach out for your marketing campaign at anuj@feedspot.com Copy email. We'll share active Podcasters list with verified email contacts in an Excel or CSV format.

2. The English Heritage Podcast

The English Heritage Podcast English Heritage cares for over 400 historic buildings, monuments, and sites, and brings the story of England to life for over 10 million people each year.
Podcast english-heritage.org.uk
Host Charles Rowe
Apple Rating 4.5 / 5Facebook Followers 781KTwitter Followers 221.3KInstagram Followers 363.7K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 58 min Since Aug 2017 Listen on Apple Spotify YouTube Get Email Contact

3. Pax Britannica

Pax Britannica Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of the largest empire in history.
Podcast cms.megaphone.fm
Host Samuel Hume
Apple Rating 4.6 / 5Facebook Followers 853Twitter Followers 4K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 29 min Since Feb 2019 Listen on Apple Spotify YouTube Get Email Contact

4. The Tudor History & Travel Show

The Tudor History & Travel Show A podcast that brings Tudor's history to life by exploring Tudor's places and artifacts in the flesh. The Tudor Travel Guide brings you lively onsite walk-and-talk interviews at historic Tudor locations across the UK and fuses them with inspiring ideas for your next Tudor-themed vacation. If you love combining your Tudor history with visiting Tudor houses, castles, and manors, then 'The Tudor History and Travel Show' is tailored made for you!
Podcast podcasts.apple.com
Host Sarah Morris
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Facebook Followers 11.8KTwitter Followers 3.8KInstagram Followers 158K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 49 min Since Jan 2019 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

5. Welsh History Podcast

Welsh History Podcast Welsh History Podcast tells the story of Wales from the early stone age to the present day, hosted by Jonathan Williams.
Podcast podcasts.apple.com
Host Jonathan Williams
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 732Twitter Followers 961 Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 30 min Since May 2016 Get Email Contact

6. The Scottish Clans Podcast

The Scottish Clans Podcast Not just Scottish History, this podcast is about all things relating to the Scottish Clans.
Podcast scottishclans.podbean.com
Host Clint Edwards
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 7.2K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 40 min Since Aug 2018 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

7. Tales of Britain and Ireland

Tales of Britain and Ireland A storytelling and folklore podcast.Telling some of the famous and not so famous British and Irish myths, legends and folktales, in no particular order.Coming direct from South Yorkshire it is currently regularish, and will feature all of the above and whatever other miscellaneous snippets take my fancy.
Podcast talesofbritainandireland.com
Host Graeme Cooke
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Facebook Followers 1KInstagram Followers 1.9K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 74 min Since Jun 2018 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

8. English Catholic History Association Podcast

English Catholic History Association Podcast The English Catholic History Association encourages interest in the Catholic history of England and Wales. We organise visits to places associated with the Catholic faith, and arrange conferences on subjects relating to our Catholic history. Follow to listen to lectures on aspects of the history of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
Podcast echa.org.uk
Apple Rating 4.3 / 5Facebook Followers 375 Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 59 min Since Nov 2013 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

9. Rex Factor

Rex Factor Rex Factor is a light-hearted look at all the kings and queens of England and Scotland. One by one we review every monarch by a number of factors - success in battle, notoriety, justice - before giving them our final judgement and deciding whether they have the Rex Factor. The podcasts are well researched but also light-hearted and unscripted to provide a more accessible approach to history.
Podcast cms.megaphone.fm
Hosts Graham Duke, Ali Hood
Facebook Followers 4.6KTwitter Followers 5.4K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 72 min Since Aug 2010 Get Email Contact

10. Renaissance English History Podcast

Renaissance English History Podcast I started the Renaissance English History Podcast in 2009 as a way to bring stories to life through the technology of podcasting, making it the longest continuously running indie history podcast. Since then I've created over 125 episodes, done live shows in England and the US, spoken at the Sound Education Conference at Harvard University and the Tribe Conference on podcast community building, created the first online summits in Tudor history and produced the world's first Tudorcon.
Podcast play.acast.com
Host Heather Teysko
Facebook Followers 52.2KTwitter Followers 1.1K Frequency 5 episodes / month Avg Length 24 min Since Aug 2009 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

11. Extraordinary Stories of Britain

Extraordinary Stories of Britain Extraordinary Stories of Britain is a history podcast packed with fun and informative tales from our island's long and storied past.Visiting little-known corners of British history, shedding new light on familiar faces, uncovering unusual - and sometimes bizarre - facts along the way, this is the podcast for anglophiles, history buffs, and anyone interested in finding out more about the UK.From killer queens to grime and punishment, from medieval medicine to celebrity cats, from secret sewers to pickled philosophers, we leave no historic stone unturned.
Podcast storiesofbritain.com
Host Marc Zakian
Apple Rating 5 / 5Twitter Followers 114 Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 35 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

12. The British History Podcast

The British History Podcast The British History Podcast is a chronological telling of the story of Britain. I am doing my best to provide a three-dimensional image of what these people, places, and events were like. The people I'm speaking about were real flesh and blood individuals with dreams, fears, and flaws. And where the information is available, I intend to highlight those aspects for you.
Podcast thebritishhistorypodcast.com
Host Jamie Jeffers
Facebook Followers 60KTwitter Followers 21.4K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 36 min Since May 2011 Get Email Contact

13. Neil Oliver's Love Letter to the British Isles

Neil Oliver's Love Letter to the British Isles Neil takes you with him on an unforgettable journey, from your lockdown couch to the history beneath our feet - walking in the footsteps of ancestors to discover what made them tick and what made the people of the British Isles who we are today.
Podcast shows.acast.com
Host Neil Oliver
Facebook Followers 71.1KTwitter Followers 349KInstagram Followers 7.9K Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 32 min Since May 2020 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

14. The BackTracker History Show

The BackTracker History Show Based in the UK, this self-confessed history geek takes you for a stroll down memory lane and shares stories and interesting nuggets of information that has been discovered along the way. From tales of tragedy and sadness to epic stories of human courage or creativity, there are many people in history who have made their mark, however small.
Podcast backtracker.co.uk
Host Alice
Facebook Followers 57Twitter Followers 1.1KInstagram Followers 119 Frequency 4 episodes / month Avg Length 29 min Since Mar 2020 Get Email Contact

15. Scotland - A Scottish History Podcast

Scotland - A Scottish History Podcast This is a show about the stories from history that tell us something about what makes us Scottish. No shortbread, no kilts, some bagpipes.
Podcast bequiet.media
Hosts Michael Park, Be Quiet Media
Facebook Followers 750Twitter Followers 58Instagram Followers 818 Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 15 min Since Nov 2018 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

16. Celtic Myth Podshow

Celtic Myth Podshow The Celtic Myth Podshow will tell you ancient tales, stories, legends, and mythology of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany, and the Isle of Man. Bringing you the bravery of heroes and heroines, the magnificent pantheon of gods and goddesses, and the magic and wonder of druids, faeries, and folklore. The stories weave together the rich, beautiful tapestry of mythological history, battles, and sagas of the Celts.
Podcast celticmythpodshow.com
Host Ruth Colcombe
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 11.2KTwitter Followers 1.4K Since Jan 2008 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

17. Mountebank History of Scotland

Mountebank History of Scotland The Mountebank History of Scotland is the 'hysterical and historical' podcast by Scottish stand-up comedian Daniel Downie. Learn a little and laugh a lot while Daniel takes you on a whistle-stop tour through Scottish history from the 1st century AD to the present day. If you are enjoying the series why not join Daniel on his Comedy Walking Tour of Edinburgh or his Comedy Whisky Tasting information on both.
Podcast mountebanktours.podbean.com
Host Daniel Downie
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Facebook Followers 1.3KTwitter Followers 1.1K Since May 2020 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

18. Simply Scottish

Simply Scottish Scottish history and culture with a mix of traditional and modern Scottish music. Take a virtual trip to Scotland on every episode!
Podcast podomatic.com
Host Andrew McDiarmid
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 5.2KTwitter Followers 949 Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 31 min Since Dec 2011 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

19. Early Stuart England

Early Stuart England 'Early Stuart England', a narrative history of England (1603-1642) from the perspective of the people who lived it.
Podcast spreaker.com
Host Greg Koabel
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 96Twitter Followers 319 Since May 2018 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

20. The Scottish History Podcast

The Scottish History Podcast The Scottish History Podcast is an endeavor to bring you stories from Scotland's past. Presented by Owen Innes an experienced Scottish Tour Guide. Enjoy!
Podcast shows.acast.com
Host Owen Innes
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Facebook Followers 2.6KTwitter Followers 684Instagram Followers 2.6K Frequency 1 episode / year Avg Length 23 min Since Dec 2019 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

21. Irreplaceable

Irreplaceable Join us as we travel across England visiting well-known wonders and some lesser-known places on your doorstep, all of which have helped make the country what it is today. From a hut in Bletchley Park where modern computing evolved, to the iron railings in London to which suffragettes chained themselves in the fight for women's right to vote, we'll step back in time to the very roots of our national identity to bring you the people and the stories that have helped shape England.
Podcast irreplaceable.libsyn.com
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 71.1KTwitter Followers 249.7KInstagram Followers 206.1K Since Oct 2017 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

22. The Lost Tapes of History Podcast

The Lost Tapes of History Podcast Imagine finding a stack of audiotapes containing the first few minutes of interviews and private conversations between England's monarchs and some therapists, counselors, officials, and people really just trying to do their job. Imagine eavesdropping on their discussion and getting a glimpse of who they were as human beings. You don't need to imagine. The Lost Tapes of History are here for the first time in.....well, history.
Podcast podcasts.apple.com
Host Kerrie Fuller
Apple Rating 5 / 5Twitter Followers 229 Get Email Contact

23. Dark Wales Tours Podcast

Dark Wales Tours Podcast This podcast series that will explore the History, Myths, Legends, and Ghosts of Wales. Each episode will focus on a different aspect of Welsh folklore making comparisons with similar beliefs and ideas from other cultures around the world. We will also be looking at some of the most haunted sites in Wales, sharing stories of the paranormal and what has been experienced.
Podcast darkwalestours.co.uk
Host Matthew Rose
Apple Rating 5 / 5Facebook Followers 1.1KTwitter Followers 203Instagram Followers 2K Since Aug 2020 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

24. Scotland's History

Scotland's History Scotland's History explores people, places, events, culture, and folklore from the Far North and Northern Isles to the Borders. Scots have left their mark on the world and many of these notable people will be covered in these podcasts too.
Podcast anchor.fm
Apple Rating 4.4 / 5Facebook Followers 4.5KTwitter Followers 573 Since May 2020 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

25. The Tudor Minute

The Tudor Minute With the Tudor Minute, you get daily bites of live from 16th century England. Created by the Renaissance English History Podcast, one of the longest-running indie history podcasts, these bite-size snippets provide a quick dose of Tudor any time of the day.
Podcast hipcast.com+ Follow
Host Heather Teysko
Apple Rating 5 / 5Facebook Followers 52.2KTwitter Followers 1.1K Since Jun 2019 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

26. British History Series

British History Series A dip into some of the most interesting events across British History, presented by Philippa Lacey Brewell.
Podcast britishhistory.podbean.com
Hosts Philippa Lacey Brewell, British History Tours
Facebook Followers 7.9KTwitter Followers 1.3KInstagram Followers 111.7K Since Jan 2020 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

27. Scotland's Forgotten History Podcast

Scotland's Forgotten History Podcast Journey with Reformation Scotland's Matthew Vogan to the places where Scotland's Forgotten History happened. Discover the stories of how the Church in Scotland was led to a more extensive reformation according to God's Word. Learn about the people God used to bring a spiritual revival that transformed an entire nation. Hear how they dealt with the repression, heavy fines, imprisonment, and execution that took place during the time of Scotland's Greatest Persecution.
Podcast scotlandsforgottenhistory.com
Host Matthew Vogan
Apple Rating 4.1 / 5Facebook Followers 3.2KTwitter Followers 1.2KInstagram Followers 400 Since Jan 2019 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

28. Twohundredpercent

Twohundredpercent The 200% Podcast is now a documentary series about the history of football in England and Wales. Every Sunday, we'll deliver you an episode of our current series, An Echo of Glory, which is telling the history of football in England & Wales.
Podcast shows.acast.com
Host Ian King
Facebook Followers 437Twitter Followers 8.1K Since Jan 2020 Get Email Contact

29. Sport in History Podcast

Sport in History Podcast The Sport and Leisure History Podcast brings you all of the papers given in the series of seminars organized by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research. It will also bring you news from the BSSH and a discussion of the latest developments in academic research into the history of sport in the UK and around the world.
Podcast alondonjournal.net
Host Max Portman
Twitter Followers 1.3K Since Jun 2019 Get Email Contact

30. Ecclesiastical History of England by The Venerable Bede

Ecclesiastical History of England by The Venerable Bede Bede's Ecclesiastical History of England is a work in Latin by Bede on the history of the Christian Churches in England, and of England generally; its main focus is on the conflict between Roman and Celtic Christianity. It is considered to be one of the most important original references in Anglo-Saxon history. It is believed to have been completed in 731 when Bede was approximately 59 years old. Divided into five books, it covers the history of England, ecclesiastical, and political, from the time of Julius Caesar to the date of its completion (731).
Podcast loyalbooks.com
Facebook Followers 6.2KTwitter Followers 259 Since Oct 2020 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

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British History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering British History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Role Podcast Link Total Episodes
David Crowther Host thehistoryofengland.co.uk/podcasts/history-of-england 25
Charles Rowe Host english-heritage.org.uk/visit/inspire-me/podcast 32
Samuel Hume Host cms.megaphone.fm/channel/ADL3707263633 94
Sarah Morris Host podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-tudor-history-travel-show/id1449408021 61
Jonathan Williams Host podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/welsh-history-podcast/id1118765565 54
Clint Edwards Host scottishclans.podbean.com 8
Graeme Cooke Host talesofbritainandireland.com/category/podcast-episode 2
Graham Duke Host cms.megaphone.fm/channel/GLT5291067453 19
Ali Hood Host cms.megaphone.fm/channel/GLT5291067453 19
Heather Teysko Host play.acast.com/s/therenaissanceenglishhistorypodcast 35
Marc Zakian Host storiesofbritain.com 4
Jamie Jeffers Host thebritishhistorypodcast.com/the-main-show 16
Neil Oliver Host shows.acast.com/neil-olivers-love-letter-to-the-british-isles 2
Alice Host backtracker.co.uk 25
Michael Park Host bequiet.media/scotland-scottish-history-podcast 13
Be Quiet Media Host bequiet.media/scotland-scottish-history-podcast 13
Ruth Colcombe Host celticmythpodshow.com
Daniel Downie Host mountebanktours.podbean.com
Andrew McDiarmid Host podomatic.com/podcasts/simplyscottish
Greg Koabel Host spreaker.com/podcast/early-stuart-england--4081538
Owen Innes Host shows.acast.com/scothistorypod 1
Kerrie Fuller Host podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lost-tapes-of-history/id1545914675
Matthew Rose Host darkwalestours.co.uk/podcast-stories.html
Heather Teysko Host hipcast.com/podcast/HZs51ZLx
Philippa Lacey Brewell Host britishhistory.podbean.com
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