Bristol History Podcast

A podcast dedicated to exploring various aspects of Bristol’s history. Produced in partnership with the Bristol Cable since April 2018.

Bristol History Podcast // Mike Manson in Conversation

This week I met with author, historian and one man Bristolian institution: Mike Manson. In a whistle-stop tour through his literary career we discussed the...

Bristol History Podcast // Being Brunel - A Bristol icon

Being Brunel is one of Bristol's newest and most innovative museums that attempts to get behind the myth of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the country's most famous engineers.

Bristol History Podcast // Bristol and the Civil War

The English Civil War is often reduced to a stereotype of haughty Cavaliers and humourless Roundheads. Yet in reality it was was one of the...

Bristol History Podcast // Lucienne Boyce on History and Historical Fiction

This week Tom Brothwell meets with acclaimed historian and historical fiction writer, Lucienne Boyce. They discuss the history of the women’s suffrage movement in Bristol,...

Bristol History Podcast // Bristol Zoo

As the fifth oldest zoo in the world, Bristol Zoological Gardens has been introducing Bristolians to wild animals since 1836. Tom Brothwell meets with Dr...

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