Battling With The Past

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970825]

The return of the historical game in which historians fight over the facts of the events of the past.

1: The French Revolution. Ronald Hutton 's guests ask if Marie Antoinette really did say "Let them eat cake". Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970825]

The return of the historical game in which historians fight over the facts of the events of the past.

1: The French Revolution. Ronald Hutton 's guests ask if Marie Antoinette really did say "Let them eat cake". Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970825]

Unknown: Ronald Hutton

Unknown: Marie Antoinette

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970825]

Unknown: Ronald Hutton

Unknown: Marie Antoinette

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970901]

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best known events of the past. 2: The Vikings Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970901]

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best known events of the past. 2: The Vikings Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970901]

Unknown: Ronald Hutton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970901]

Unknown: Ronald Hutton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970908]

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past.

3: Queen Elizabeth I. Was she really so stroppy, and why did she never marry? Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970908]

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past.

3: Queen Elizabeth I. Was she really so stroppy, and why did she never marry? Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970908]

Unknown: Ronald Hutton

Unknown: Queen Elizabeth I. Was

Producer: Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970908]

Unknown: Ronald Hutton

Unknown: Queen Elizabeth I. Was

Producer: Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970915]

Ronald Hutton chairs the light-hearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known episodes of the past.

4: King Charles II. A look at the life of the man who presided over a Great Plague and a Great Fire. Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970915]

Ronald Hutton chairs the light-hearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known episodes of the past.

4: King Charles II. A look at the life of the man who presided over a Great Plague and a Great Fire. Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970915]

Unknown: Ronald Hutton

Unknown: King Charles Ii.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970915]

Unknown: Ronald Hutton

Unknown: King Charles Ii.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970922]

Ronald Hutton chairs the game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past.

5: Florence Nightingale. A look at how she got her first name and what turned her into a bedridden letter writer. Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970922]

Ronald Hutton chairs the game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past.

5: Florence Nightingale. A look at how she got her first name and what turned her into a bedridden letter writer. Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970922]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970922]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970929]

Ronald Hutton chairs the last in the series of the light-hearted game in which historians fight over the facts of the best-known events of the past. 6: Tutankhamun. Why do we know so little about the boy king when so much has been written about him? Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970929]

Ronald Hutton chairs the last in the series of the light-hearted game in which historians fight over the facts of the best-known events of the past. 6: Tutankhamun. Why do we know so little about the boy king when so much has been written about him? Producer Ian Bell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970929]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970929]
Programme Catalogue - Details: Crusades19960219

Producer: I.BELL

Next in series: KING ALFRED

Previous in series: HENRY VIII

Broadcast history

19 Feb 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-11-08.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Crusades19960219

Producer: I.BELL

Next in series: KING ALFRED

Previous in series: HENRY VIII

Broadcast history

19 Feb 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-11-08.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Henry Viii19960212

Producer: IAN BELL

Next in series: CRUSADES

Previous in series: QUEEN VICTORIA

Description

Ronald Hutton referees the light hearted history quiz. Producer Ian BELL.

Subject Categories

quiz shows (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

henry viii (english king)

Broadcast history

12 Feb 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ian Bell (Producer)

Bill Wallis (rdr)

Jackie Tuckey (rdr)

Ronald Hutton (Speaker)

Eric Ives (Speaker)

Greg Walker (Speaker)

Susan Brigdon (Speaker)

Dairmaid Mccullough (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-10-16.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Henry Viii19960212

Producer: IAN BELL

Next in series: CRUSADES

Previous in series: QUEEN VICTORIA

Description

Ronald Hutton referees the light hearted history quiz. Producer Ian BELL.

Subject Categories

quiz shows (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

henry viii (english king)

Broadcast history

12 Feb 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ian Bell (Producer)

Bill Wallis (rdr)

Jackie Tuckey (rdr)

Ronald Hutton (Speaker)

Eric Ives (Speaker)

Greg Walker (Speaker)

Susan Brigdon (Speaker)

Dairmaid Mccullough (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-10-16.

Programme Catalogue - Details: King Alfred19960226

Producer: IAN BELL

Next in series: JULIUS CAESAR

Previous in series: CRUSADES

Description

Ronald Hutton presides as some of the country's liveliest historians argue over anecdotes & debate the more interesting details about King Alfred. Producer Ian BELL.

Subject Categories

quiz shows (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

king alfred of wessex

Broadcast history

26 Feb 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ian Bell (Producer)

Bill Wallis (rdr)

Camilla Evans (rdr)

Ronald Hutton (Speaker)

David Hill (Speaker)

Patrick Wormald (Speaker)

Jinty Nelson (Speaker)

Catherine Hills (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-10-06.

Programme Catalogue - Details: King Alfred19960226

Producer: IAN BELL

Next in series: JULIUS CAESAR

Previous in series: CRUSADES

Description

Ronald Hutton presides as some of the country's liveliest historians argue over anecdotes & debate the more interesting details about King Alfred. Producer Ian BELL.

Subject Categories

quiz shows (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

king alfred of wessex

Broadcast history

26 Feb 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ian Bell (Producer)

Bill Wallis (rdr)

Camilla Evans (rdr)

Ronald Hutton (Speaker)

David Hill (Speaker)

Patrick Wormald (Speaker)

Jinty Nelson (Speaker)

Catherine Hills (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-10-06.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Queen Victoria19960205

Producer: IAN BELL

Next in series: HENRY VIII

Description

Ronald Hutton chairs the light hearted quiz in which some of the country's liveliest historians argue over anecdotes & debate the more curious details about Queen Victoria. Produced Ian BELL.

Subject Categories

quiz shows (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

queen victoria (british queen)

Broadcast history

05 Feb 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ian Bell (Producer)

Bill Wallis (rdr)

Camilla Evans (rdr)

Ronald Hutton (Speaker)

John Vincent (Speaker)

Barry St John Nevill (Speaker)

Richard Jenkyns (Speaker)

Joanne Shattock (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-10-06.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Queen Victoria19960205

Producer: IAN BELL

Next in series: HENRY VIII

Description

Ronald Hutton chairs the light hearted quiz in which some of the country's liveliest historians argue over anecdotes & debate the more curious details about Queen Victoria. Produced Ian BELL.

Subject Categories

quiz shows (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

queen victoria (british queen)

Broadcast history

05 Feb 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ian Bell (Producer)

Bill Wallis (rdr)

Camilla Evans (rdr)

Ronald Hutton (Speaker)

John Vincent (Speaker)

Barry St John Nevill (Speaker)

Richard Jenkyns (Speaker)

Joanne Shattock (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-10-06.

B01The French Revolution.19970825

The lighthearted historical game returns in which historians duel with details and fight over the facts of some of the best known events of the past.

1: `The French Revolution.' Ronald Hutton's guests grappple with some of the crucial questions from this period in history.

Did Marie Antoinette really say ``Let them eat cake?''.

B01The French Revolution.19970825

The lighthearted historical game returns in which historians duel with details and fight over the facts of some of the best known events of the past.

1: `The French Revolution.' Ronald Hutton's guests grappple with some of the crucial questions from this period in history.

Did Marie Antoinette really say ``Let them eat cake?''.

B02The Vikings19970901

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best known events of the past.(13)2: `The Vikings'.

B02The Vikings19970901

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best known events of the past.(13)2: `The Vikings'.

B03Queen Elizabeth I19970908

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past. 3: Queen Elizabeth I. Was she really so stroppy?

B03Queen Elizabeth I19970908

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past. 3: Queen Elizabeth I. Was she really so stroppy?

B04King Charles Ii19970915

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past. 4: `King Charles II'. A look at the life of the man who presided over the Great Plague and the Great Fire.

B04King Charles Ii19970915

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past. 4: `King Charles II'. A look at the life of the man who presided over the Great Plague and the Great Fire.

B05Florance Nightingale19970922

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past.

5: Florence NIGHTINGALE.

A look at how she got her first name, why her voice was one of the first to be recorded, and what turned her into a bedridden letter-writer.

B05Florance Nightingale19970922

Ronald Hutton chairs the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past.

5: Florence NIGHTINGALE.

A look at how she got her first name, why her voice was one of the first to be recorded, and what turned her into a bedridden letter-writer.

B06 LASTTutankhamun19970929

Ronald Hutton chairs the last in the series of the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past. 5: Tutankhamun. Why do we know so little about the boy king when so much has been written about him? And why were the ancient Egyptians so concerned about the state of their hair?

B06 LASTTutankhamun19970929

Ronald Hutton chairs the last in the series of the lighthearted game in which historians fight over the facts of some of the best-known events of the past. 5: Tutankhamun. Why do we know so little about the boy king when so much has been written about him? And why were the ancient Egyptians so concerned about the state of their hair?