The Rest Is History. Copyright: Avalon Television.

The Rest Is History

BBC Radio 4 chat show. 12 episodes (2 series), 2014 - 2016. Stars Frank Skinner and Kate Williams.

The Rest Is History. Copyright: Avalon Television.

The Rest Is History

Frank Skinner hosts a radio comedy discussion show to find out more about history

Genre
Chat Show
Broadcast
2014 - 2016
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
12   (2 series)
Starring
Frank Skinner and Kate Williams
Producers
Dan Schreiber, Justin Pollard, Mark Augustyn, Jon Thoday and Richard Allen-Turner

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it, so he's created The Rest Is History, a comedy discussion show, in order to find out more about it.

Along with his historian in residence Dr. Kate Williams, each episode sees Frank joined by a selection of celebrity guests, who help him navigate his way through the annals of time, picking out and chewing over the funniest, oddest, and most interesting moments in history.

Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
Theme tune is "Greensleeves" as played on ice cream chimes.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 14th December 2014 on BBC Radio 4 at 7:15pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 8th May 2016 on BBC Radio 4 at 7:15pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 20th July 2018 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra
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