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The Rest Is History

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

Series 2

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Sunday 3rd April 2016

The guests for the opening episode of series two are Katy Brand and Pierre Novellie who discuss Hodge, the cat belonging to Doctor Samuel Pepys; Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton; and the Lyme Missal.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Sunday 10th April 2016

Frank Skinner and Dr Kate Williams are joined by Al Murray and Isy Suttie. They discuss Robin Hood, wartime slogans, Annie Oakley and a statue-related history mystery.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Sunday 17th April 2016

Holly Walsh and Richard Herring join Frank and Kate to discuss Burke & Hare, Mussolini, Catherine Parr and the Jokes of Yesteryear.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Sunday 24th April 2016

Chris Addison and Alun Cochrane join Frank and Kate to discuss the three wise men, Jack Straw (not that one), Henry Austen and a weaponry timeline.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Sunday 1st May 2016

Miles Jupp and Zoe Lyons join Frank and Kate to discuss King Arthur, Ivan the Terrible, Napoleon and Josephine, and Sir Walter Raleigh.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Sunday 8th May 2016

Josie Long and Kevin Eldon join Frank and Kate to discuss Captain Blood, Drake's Drum, Bloody Mary and Ernie.

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