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Histories of the Unexpected explores the past in ways that you never dreamt possible. Surely there’s nothing unexpected about the past? About History? Aha, well Histories of the Unexpected adopts a new approach to exploring our past. Gone is the traditional linear plotting of battles, monarchs and political movements. Histories of the Unexpected argues that everything has a history. Presented by Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell. Series Producer: Dan Morelle

Histories of the Unexpected explores the past in ways that you never dreamt possible. Surely there’s nothing unexpected about the past? About History? Aha, well Histories of the Unexpected adopts a new approach to exploring our past. Gone is the traditional linear plotting of battles, monarchs and political movements. Histories of the Unexpected argues that everything has a history. Presented by Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell. Series Producer: Dan Morelle
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United Kingdom

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Histories of the Unexpected explores the past in ways that you never dreamt possible. Surely there’s nothing unexpected about the past? About History? Aha, well Histories of the Unexpected adopts a new approach to exploring our past. Gone is the traditional linear plotting of battles, monarchs and political movements. Histories of the Unexpected argues that everything has a history. Presented by Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell. Series Producer: Dan Morelle

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English


Episodes

Eyes

12/9/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of eyes. For more exclusive history documentaries & interviews, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Peter Curry

Duration:00:30:46

Making of the Live Show

12/1/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell discuss the making of their live show. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Peter Curry

Duration:00:24:59

Colour

11/26/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell discuss the unexpected history of Colour. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Peter Curry

Duration:00:27:26

Fear: A Hallowe'en Special

11/1/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell discuss the unexpected history of Hallowe'en. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:32:21

Trafalgar

10/21/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell discuss the unexpected history of Trafalgar for the 218th anniversary of the battle. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:25:35

End of Summer Catch Up

9/15/2018
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Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell bring you up to speed with what's been going on at Unexpected Towers. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries visit HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:24:01

Chimneys LIVE

9/8/2018
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Dr. Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of chimneys... live! To see exclusive history documentaries and interviews sign up to HistoryHit.TV. Use code 'UH3' to get your first 3 months for £3/$3/€3! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:58:58

Shrinking Pt 2

8/6/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell continue to discuss the unexpected history of shrinking. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:33:22

Accidents

7/16/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of accidents. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:28:25

Brainstorm!

7/1/2018
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Of what would you like to hear the unexpected history? Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore various histories of the things they could talk about in future podcasts. For more exclusive history interviews & documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:25:04

Bells

6/17/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of bells. For more exclusive history documentaries & interviews, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:34:30

Mothers

6/3/2018
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Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell delve into the unexpected history of mothers. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:34:07

Relics

5/20/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell explore the links in their minds as they discover the unexpected history of relics. For more unexpected documentaries & interviews, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:29:29

Shrinking

5/13/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell discuss the unexpected history of shrinking. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:25:46

The Lean

5/8/2018
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Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of the lean. For more exclusive history interviews & documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:30:23

An Unexpected Challenge

4/29/2018
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Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell discuss the unexpected history of Sam's new book "The Struggle for Sea Power" by talking about none of the things in Sam's new book "The Struggle for Sea Power". For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:27:45

Childhood

4/15/2018
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Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of childhood. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries subscribe to HistoryHIt.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:35:35

Pockets

4/8/2018
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Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell whisk you through the mysterious crannies in the unexpected history of pockets! For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV - a new kind of history channel. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis Theme tune: Dan Morelle

Duration:00:28:53

Eggs - Easter Special

3/31/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of eggs! For more exclusive interviews & documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis Theme: Dan Morelle

Duration:00:29:57

Nonsense

3/18/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell discover the unexpected history of nonsense! For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:37:42