Ep. 142 – The Battle of the Somme Film – Dr Toby Haggith

Ep. 142 – The Battle of the Somme Film – Dr Toby Haggith

Dr Toby Haggith, Senior Curator, Department of Second World War and Mid-20th Century Conflict, Imperial War Museum, talk…

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Ep. 141 – The Heugh Battery in the Great War – Diane Stephens

Ep. 141 – The Heugh Battery in the Great War – Diane Stephens

Diane Stephens, Manager of the Heugh Battery Museum about the battery and its role in WW1. …

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Ep. 140 – Who Killed Kitchener? – David Laws

Ep. 140 – Who Killed Kitchener? – David Laws

Former cabinet minister and MP, David Laws talks about Kitchener: his sad youth growing up in Ireland and tutored at hom…

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Ep. 139 – Bilsdale in the Great War – Susan Laffey

Ep. 139 – Bilsdale in the Great War – Susan Laffey

Sue Laffey talks about the research she and Ida Atkinson did into the community of Bilsdale, North Yorkshire, during the…

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Ep. 138 – The Indian Labour Corps in WW1 – Pratap Chhetri

Ep. 138 – The Indian Labour Corps in WW1 – Pratap Chhetri

With a postgrad degree in Physics and nearly 10 years working in Media and Communications for Mizoram State, NE India, P…

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Ep. 137 – The letters of Douglas Haig and Hugo De Pree – Prof. Gary Sheffield

Ep. 137 – The letters of Douglas Haig and Hugo De Pree – Prof. Gary Sheffield

Professor Gary Sheffield, Professor of War Studies at the University of Wolverhampton, talks about a collection of paper…

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Ep. 136 – Food in the trenches – Dr Rachel Duffett

Ep. 136 – Food in the trenches – Dr Rachel Duffett

Dr Rachel Duffett, Research Officer, Department of Sociology at the University  of Essex, talks about on her recent book…

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Ep. 135 – North East Coastal Communities during the Great War – Dr Michael Reeve

Ep. 135 – North East Coastal Communities during the Great War – Dr Michael Reeve

Dr Michael Reeve, Academic Skills Tutor and History Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University, talks about his doctoral resea…

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Ep. 134 – Bainsfather’s ‘Other ‘ole’ cartoon – Dr Helen Brooks & Dr Pip Gregory

Ep. 134 – Bainsfather’s ‘Other ‘ole’ cartoon – Dr Helen Brooks & Dr Pip Gregory

On this week’s Dispatches podcast, Dr Helen Brooks, Reader in Theatre and Cultural History, School of Arts, and Dr Phili…

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Ep. 133 – African American Servicemen during WW1 – Dr Amanda Nagel

Ep. 133 – African American Servicemen during WW1 – Dr Amanda Nagel

Dr Amanda Nagel, Assistant Professor of Military History at the School of Advanced Military Studies, US Army Command and…

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Ep. 132 – A Lord Lieutenant at War – Dr Richard Batten

Ep. 132 – A Lord Lieutenant at War – Dr Richard Batten

Dr Richard Batten, Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, talks about a collection of papers relating to …

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Ep. 131 – The 51st Highland Division – Colin Campbell

Ep. 131 – The 51st Highland Division – Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell about his book on the 51st Highland Division during the Great War that has been reprinted by Pen and Swor…

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