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Travels Through Time

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Join us on tailored tours of the past.

In each episode we invite our time traveller to pick a year and three scenes to visit from that time. Then for half an hour they take us by the hand into exciting historical moments, eavesdropping on conversations, watching over scenes of drama, joy or despair. In Travels Through Time you get a ringside view to history as never before, with the action described by those who understand it best. Presented by the bestselling historian Peter Moore.

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Episodes

Travels Through Time Aanchal Malhotra Remnants of a Separation

In this episode we travel to the summer of 1947 to witness the chaotic, catastrophic sequence of events surrounding Indian independence and the subsequent Partition.

Travels Through Time The Debate Of Socrates And Aspasia

In this episode meet Socrates and Aspasia: the philosopher who changed the way we think about the world and the woman who changed him.

Yunnan

In this episode, writer and Gardeners' Question Time panellist Matthew Biggs travels to 1905 to watch the plant hunter George Forrest begin an ill-omened expedition into the mountains of Yunnan.

Sir Isaac Newton.

In this episode Simon Schaffer, Professor of History of Science at the University of Cambridge, visits three events pivotal to the genesis of Isaac Newton's paradigm-shattering book the Principia Mathematica.

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Journey with Travels Through Time to 10 December 1776. Kate Fullagar recounts the day as lived by the Cherokee diplomat and warrior, Ostenaco; the Raiatean Voyager, Mai and the artist who painted them, Joshua Reynolds. 

Diane Atkinson Travels Through Time

In this episode of Travels Through Time historian and author, Diane Atkinson, takes us onto the streets and into the homes of Britain’s most militant suffragettes. 

Michael Palin Podcast. Travels Through Time

In the first episode of our new podcast, Travels Through Time, Michael Palin takes us aboard HMS Erebus.