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Age of Victoria Podcast

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United Kingdom

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English


Episodes

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, […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 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. The mountains effect on […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] The post MINISODE 016 PUB QUIZ appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:10:51

EP023 Politics; the Whigs & the Reform Act 1832

10/1/2019
Are you eager for reform? What to change the establish? Shake up the old order? Surely the time has come to join the Whig party then? This show covers the Whigs in the 1820’s & 1830’s and the land mark Great Reform Act 1832. British politics was changing rapidly and […] The post EP023 Politics; the Whigs & the Reform Act 1832 appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:31:51

MINISODE 015 TITLES & TIARA’S

9/12/2019
Are you confused about your Lords & Dukes? Want to know why the Baron is always popping up? Wondering just what is the Duchy of Lancaster and why its so important? Want to know your Earls from your Marchioness’s? Worried about who gets to get to lead the dinner party […] The post MINISODE 015 TITLES & TIARA’S appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:47:38

EP022 Politics – The Tories & the battle for Catholic Emancipation

9/1/2019
This episode on the Tories & the Battle for Catholic Emancipation continue our breakdown of the complex political system in the 1820’s & 1830’s to show you how it all fits together. If you want to know about the reasons why the British struggled with Catholics, and why the Tories […] The post EP022 Politics – The Tories & the battle for Catholic Emancipation appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:43:49

EP021 Politics 101 The System in the 1820s/30s

8/1/2019
Politics 101 is here. Every wondered if the Queen of England has any real power? Confused by your MP’s, PM’s and Lords Spiritual? Wondering how it all works in the UK if the Constitution isn’t written down? Unsure if Queen Victoria could just give out the orders? Today’s show breaks […] The post EP021 Politics 101 The System in the 1820s/30s appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:53:48

2ND Anniversary Special (pt2) – Charles Peace, Master of Disguise

7/1/2019
What makes a master criminal? That type of person who goes beyond the normal petty crime or brute violence. Charles Peace was one of the most notorious criminals in the Victorian age, but why? He didn’t kill many people, or steal the crown jewels, or overthrow a government. He had […] The post 2ND Anniversary Special (pt2) – Charles Peace, Master of Disguise appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:49:54

2nd anniversary special – our first murder?

6/1/2019
Happy 2nd Anniversary This is my look back on the last two years, a lot of thank you’s, some listener questions and our first murder? Two years of podcasts. Time to celebrate with a Victorian murder; you’ve all been asking for one for ages, so here you are. Don’t forget […] The post 2nd anniversary special – our first murder? appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:47:43

MINISODE 014 FILM REVIEW “VICTORIA THE GREAT”

5/14/2019
I’ve launched a Patreon and I review our first film about Queen Victoria – Victoria the Great. I also read out the latest iTunes reviews. The show starts with the announcement about Patreon and the various tiers. Then I remind listeners to send in questions for the upcoming 2nd anniversary […] The post MINISODE 014 FILM REVIEW “VICTORIA THE GREAT” appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:32:57

EP020 PT2 WHY EDUCATE A QUEEN & WHAT SHE LEARNT

5/1/2019
In Ep20 pt 2 we continue our journey through Queen Victoria’s childhood education. Pt2 explores the specifics of education, what she learnt, and crucially, how her education would fit her into the increasingly strict and complex Victorian class system. It wasn’t easy being “the girl who will be Queen.” It […] The post EP020 PT2 WHY EDUCATE A QUEEN & WHAT SHE LEARNT appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:51:41

EP020(pt1) Why educate a Queen?

4/3/2019
In Ep20 pt 1 we continue our journey through Queen Victoria’s childhood. In this 2 part show you will see how Victoria was educated; as a child, but also as a future Queen. She joined an elite group of people who could read and write, but she had a huge […] The post EP020(pt1) Why educate a Queen? appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:35:54

EP019 Queen Victoria’s childhood pt1 “Life can be fragile”

3/1/2019
Join your host Chris Fernandez-Packham for the first part of our series on Queen Victoria’s childhood. She was growing up at a time when life was fragile at best for children; between disease, poverty and murder, reaching adulthood was not guaranteed. Victoria had to face, an uncle who wanted to […] The post EP019 Queen Victoria’s childhood pt1 “Life can be fragile” appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:59:02

EP018 Early days

2/1/2019
Join your host Chris Fernandez-Packham and discover how Victoria is dealt the first tragedy in her life. Learn about the perils and power of being a Duchess. Plus we meet the abusive and magnetic John Conroy, a man of ambition and secrets. We also witness the death of a King […] The post EP018 Early days appeared first on AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:50:03