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AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST

History Podcasts

The story of the how the Victorians shaped the world.

The story of the how the Victorians shaped the world.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The story of the how the Victorians shaped the world.

Language:

English


Episodes

AOV CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2020

12/24/2020
Merry Christmas everyone. What a year, so lets round it off in comfort. This special episode features. Thank you’s. Quick chat about Victorian Christmas Cards Introducing Mrs Beeton, and the standardisation of recipes. Why running a household really was difficult. A valet or a butler? Hints of gender conflicts and the danger of left over […] The post AOV CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2020 appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:01:06:22

EP034 HOW TO BUILD HELL

12/3/2020
The journey into Empire continues as we look at Tasmania, known as Van Diemen’s Land. Here the European settlers, the indigenous people, the convict system, the bush rangers, the lure of food, the battle for land, resulted in war, conquest and genocide. The birth pang of a new world was one of agony, yet the […] The post EP034 HOW TO BUILD HELL appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:01:15:57

EP033 (PT2) WHO OWNS THE LAND?

11/1/2020
The journey into Empire continues as we look more closely at the Australia’s, and the difficult issues of landownership, native rights, and how land can tie to identity. I also cover the culture clash between the Europeans and the Indigenous Peoples. This is part 2, which covers more of the background of Empire in the […] The post EP033 (PT2) WHO OWNS THE LAND? appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:49:21

EP033 (PT1) WHO OWNS THE LAND?

10/18/2020
The journey into Empire continues as we look more closely at the Australia’s, and the difficult issues of landownership, native rights, and how land can tie to identity. I also cover the culture clash between the Europeans and the indigenous aborigines. This episode then breaks and in part 2, it will cover more of the […] The post EP033 (PT1) WHO OWNS THE LAND? appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:41:24

EP032 PHILOSOPHY OF EMPIRE – THE VALUE OF LIFE?

9/4/2020
To understand the past, sometimes we need to examine our values and subject them to philosophical analysis. The British Empire was a complex, varied entity that stretched across the world and changed over the centuries. How do we understand the mindset of those people in the C19th who created it, or lived in it? This […] The post EP032 PHILOSOPHY OF EMPIRE – THE VALUE OF LIFE? appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:01:01:33

EP031 VICTORIA & ALBERT – A ROMANTIC PRINCE & A WEDDING

8/1/2020
How does the Queen of Kingdom and ruler of the Empire choose a husband? This is not a choice to get wrong, so Victoria was under pressure. Was Albert the Romantic Prince and perfect companion of her dreams? Learn about the Prince, his childhood, his music, & his journey from shy intellectual to confident suitor […] The post EP031 VICTORIA & ALBERT – A ROMANTIC PRINCE & A WEDDING appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:47:29

EP030 QUEEN VICTORIA’S NO GOOD, VERY BAD YEAR

7/1/2020
How was Victoria coping with being Queen? She was intelligent, stubborn, cultured, but sometimes misguided and blinkered. Worse, the nation itself seemed fractured, bitter, and in danger of collapse. Her first two years as monarch showed the need for her to have a partner. Someone who could share the load, act as a lightning rod […] The post EP030 QUEEN VICTORIA’S NO GOOD, VERY BAD YEAR appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:56:37

3RD ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL VICTORIA & ALBERT – A ROYAL, AND A ROMANTIC

6/1/2020
EP030 3rd Anniversary Special: Victoria & Albert -a Royal and a Romantic. The podcast is 3 years old, so time for Victoria and Albert to become a couple. One of histories famous romances and two names that almost define the age. Yet it was a strange road that brought them together. In this show we […] The post 3RD ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL VICTORIA & ALBERT – A ROYAL, AND A ROMANTIC appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:43:10

EP029 THE COURT OF KING CHOLERA – THE GREAT VICTORIAN PLAGUE

5/8/2020
EP029 “The Court of King Cholera – the great Victorian plague” explores one of the most famous pandemics in history. There was horror, death, and a little hope. Many bad decisions, anger and mistrust, but also groundbreaking science. When disease strikes it is easy to think humanity is levelled and we all stand together – […] The post EP029 THE COURT OF KING CHOLERA – THE GREAT VICTORIAN PLAGUE appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:01:41:56

MINI018 RAILWAY TIME

4/16/2020
MINISODE 018 RAILWAY TIME is here to take a light hearted look at the social etiquette of train travel, and the small matter of how the trains revolutionised time. This show covers Reviews and thank you’s Railways; is this a polite way to travel? “I say, have we met?” The problems with the timetables. The […] The post MINI018 RAILWAY TIME appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:25:55

EP028 BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME? RAILWAY MANIA AND SOCIAL CHANGES

4/7/2020
EP028 BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME? RAILWAY MANIA AND SOCIAL CHANGES is here to count the cost of progress. As railways make men staggeringly rich, people start to fly too close to the sun and get their wings singed. Or fall prey to predators, like George Hudson, the Railway King. This episode covers Reviews, […] The post EP028 BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME? RAILWAY MANIA AND SOCIAL CHANGES appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:59:40

EP027 Pt2 “made it run”

3/14/2020
Railways were one of the great achievements of the Victorian Era, but they are complicated and hard to build. This show covers the process and the people involved in building these incredible pieces of engineering. Pt 2 of this episode covers; The navigators; hard work for hard men. Drink hard, play hard, fight hard. The […] The post EP027 Pt2 “made it run” appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:50:28

EP027 Pt1 “Once I built a railroad”

3/4/2020
Railway building was a great achievement of the Victorian Age, but railways are complicated and hard to build. This show covers the process and the people involved in building these incredible pieces of engineering. Pt 1 of this episode covers; The kinds of labourer & builders. Surveying and risks to historic sites. Wordsworth and the […] The post EP027 Pt1 “Once I built a railroad” appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:37:13

EP026 The railway is coming!

2/1/2020
The railway is here. What a change Britain was about to see! A herald of a new age, and new way of life. Something new in human history. This episode covers; The English landscape and the train 1820-1840. Early trains & popular . Economic impacts. Canal and coach monopolies. Slum clearance & Agar Town. A […] The post EP026 The railway is coming! appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:01:04:05

BONUS CHAT WITH THE SIECLE PODCAST – BRITAIN AND FRANCE AFTER WATERLOO

1/21/2020
Bonus episode of The Age of Victoria & The Siècle! Learn about the differences between how France and Britain experienced the years after Waterloo in a conversation between your host Chris Fernandez-Packham and David Montgomery, host of the Siecle Podcast. We chat about the state of Britain and France after the battle of Waterloo, to […] The post BONUS CHAT WITH THE SIECLE PODCAST – BRITAIN AND FRANCE AFTER WATERLOO appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:38:21

MINI017 Great things are done when men and mountains meet

1/16/2020
“Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street.” -William Blake Join me for this adventurous minisode. This show has Setting the scene; literature and the quest for adventure. How Victorian masculinity was shaped by adventure literature. How the mountains effect our minds An ordinary boy […] The post MINI017 Great things are done when men and mountains meet appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:40:44

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2019

12/24/2019
Victorian Christmas Time! Mistletoe and Wine; listening to Podcast time. This is a special episode for Christmas 2019. Learn about the hustle & bustle of the Victorian Christmas, with a focus on the games and entertainments. Find out how much effort people went to, then enjoy the bonus story on a special subject. This show has […] The post CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2019 appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:01:13:26

EP025 The industrial revolution & shattering the energy ceiling.

12/1/2019
Forged in fire, the new era is born. The British unlock a new energy source and create the industrial revolution. Humanity around the world is transformed; no longer limited by our own muscles or the plodding of animals or the slow harnessing of wind and wave. Instead the British unleashed a revolution that allowed humanity […] The post EP025 The industrial revolution & shattering the energy ceiling. appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:01:10:42

EP024 VICTORIA; CRISIS & THE CROWN

11/1/2019
The time has come. Victoria must weather the final crisis on her way to the throne. Join me for an exciting conclusion to Victoria’s childhood where she finds out if she has iron in her soul. This show has Continuation of her teenage years. Relationships with King William IV. The state of the monarchy. Victoria’s […] The post EP024 VICTORIA; CRISIS & THE CROWN appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:46:17

MINISODE 016 PUB QUIZ

10/18/2019
PUB QUIZ. Time for you to grab a beer and a barstool like a good Victorian and have a go at testing your knowledge. Or if you have taken the pledge and joined the temperance movement, then get a cup of cocoa and join your friends for a civilised but fierce competition for the highest […] The post MINISODE 016 PUB QUIZ appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:10:51