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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

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

Untitled Episode

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

Hats

3/4/2018
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Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell expore the unexpected history of hats, titfers, chapeaux, and other head-coverings. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV Producer: Nathaniel Tapley for Hit Network Audio: Pete Dennis Theme: Dan Morelle

Duration:00:42:26

Chairs

2/25/2018
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Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of chairs. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis Theme: Dan Morelle

Duration:00:42:22

Love

2/14/2018
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On Valentine's Day, Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell discuss the unexpected history of Love. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:46:18

Recipes

2/11/2018
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Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of recipes! For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis Theme: Dan Morelle

Duration:00:41:43

Invasion! & TV History

2/3/2018
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Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of Invasion! and TV history more generally. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:35:15

Our Book

1/27/2018
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Dr Sam Willis - @DrSamWillis Professor James Daybell - @JamesDaybell discuss the unexpected history of the Histories of the Unexpected book Follow the show's new Twitter: @UnexpectedPod HistoryHit Network - Twitter Facebook Producer: Natt Tapley Histories of the Unexpected Theme - Dan Morelle Edit & Mix: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:24:09

Paper

1/19/2018
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Sam Willis and James Daybell take us through the unexpected history of... paper Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis Theme: Dan Morelle

Duration:00:36:02

Lists

1/11/2018
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Sam Willis & James Daybell take you the the fascinating, and entirely unexpected, history of lists... For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, sign up to HIstoryHit.TV. To subscribe, click here. Producer: Nathaniel Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:35:19