Peaky Blinders has captivated audiences across the globe... but who were the Brummie criminals?
The gangsters on whom the show is based were an urban youth gang located in Birmingham in the late 19th...Show More
Nothing can eclipse the 2005 fight for the Ashes as simply the grandest sporting occasion of recent times. Affectionatley, it is still known as the greatest Test series of all time.
No contest was e...Show More
Almost 50 years ago, five men broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate complex in Washington DC in a botched operation that would spark a chain of events that ...Show More
On the 16th of August 1819 the huge open area around what's now St Peter's Square, Manchester, played host to an outrage against over 60,000 peaceful pro-democracy and anti-poverty protesters; an even...Show More
In this episode, we interview Royal Navy and D-Day veteran Eric Gelder. He takes us through his experiences of the Second World War which included serving on the fleet minesweeper HMS Rifleman during ...Show More
He was highly influential in the development of theoretical computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of algorithm and computation with the Turing machine, which can be considered a ...Show More
It was a turning point in the Second World War. As the Allies prepared to invade Sicily in 1943, they wanted to dupe the Germans into thinking that their attack would be aimed elsewhere.
To carry out...Show More
In this special three-part series, Historical Oracle takes you through the History of Britain's relationship with the EU from the end of the Second World War until Brexit.
Part 2 focuses on Britain's...Show More