You're Dead To Me.

You're Dead To Me

BBC Radio 4 factual discussion show about history. 14 episodes (2 series) in 2020. Features Greg Jenner.

Series 2

1. Blackbeard

First broadcast: Saturday 14th November 2020

The return of the programme in which Greg Jenner takes a light-hearted look at the past, beginning by examining the life of pirate Blackbeard in the company of historian Rebecca Simon and comedian Stuart Goldsmith.


2. Neanderthals

First broadcast: Saturday 21st November 2020

Greg Jenner is joined by comedian Tim Minchin and palaeolithic archaeologist Becky Wragg Sykes to take a light-hearted look at the mysterious world of Neanderthals.


3. Harriet Tubman

First broadcast: Saturday 28th November 2020

Greg Jenner is joined by comedian Desiree Burch and historian Michell Chresfield to take a look at the life of American slavery abolitionist Harriet Tubman.


4. The History Of Football

First broadcast: Saturday 5th December 2020

Greg Jenner, comedian Tom Parry from the award-winning sketch team Pappys and Professor Jean Williams of Wolverhampton University examine the history of the beautiful game.


5. The Mayflower

First broadcast: Saturday 12th December 2020

Greg Jenner is joined by Dr Misha Ewen and American comedian Alex Edelman to take a trip across the Atlantic with the passengers of The Mayflower.


6. LGBTQ History

First broadcast: Saturday 19th December 2020

From Molly Houses to secret diaries, Greg Jenner discovers the real-life stories that make up the history of the LGBT community. He is joined by comedian Suzi Ruffell and Dr Justin Bengry, historian and creator of the world's first masters degree in Queer History.


Christmas Special: The Victorian Christmas

First broadcast: Friday 25th December 2020

Why do we celebrate Christmas with cards, crackers and a tree? Greg Jenner and guests Dr Fern Riddell and Russell Kane explore the surprising history of the Victorian Christmas.