The Rest Is History

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it.

The Rest Is History is a new comedy discussion show which promises to help him 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 will help him navigate his way through the annals of time, picking out and chewing over the funniest, oddest, and most interesting moments in history.

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012014121420141219 (BBC7)
20141220 (BBC7)
20141221 (BBC7)

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it.

The Rest Is History is a new comedy discussion show which promises to help him 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 will help him navigate his way through the annals of time, picking out and chewing over the funniest, oddest, and most interesting moments in history.Frank's guests in this edition of the programme are Dave Gorman and Sara Pascoe

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

Frank Skinner explores funny moments in history. With Dave Gorman and Sara Pascoe.

022014122120141226 (BBC7)
20141227 (BBC7)
20141228 (BBC7)

Frank's guests in this edition of the programme are Victoria Coren Mitchell and Andy Zaltzman.

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

Frank Skinner talks funny history moments with John Lloyd and Katy Brand.

Frank's guests in this edition of the programme are John Lloyd and Katy Brand.

032014122820150102 (BBC7)
20150103 (BBC7)
20150104 (BBC7)

Frank's guests in this ediiton of the programme are John Lloyd and Katy Brand.

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

042015010420150109 (BBC7)
20150110 (BBC7)
20150111 (BBC7)

Frank's guests in this programme are David Baddiel and Emma Kennedy.

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

0520150111
06 LAST2015011820150123 (BBC7)
20150124 (BBC7)
20150125 (BBC7)

Frank Skinner on funny moments in history. With Josh Widdicombe and Roisin Conaty.

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it.

The Rest Is History is a new comedy discussion show which promises to help him 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 will help him navigate his way through the annals of time, picking out and chewing over the funniest, oddest, and most interesting moments in history.

Frank's guests in this edition of the programme are Josh Widdicombe and Roisin Conaty.

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

01012014121420160822 (R4)

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it.

The Rest Is History is a new comedy discussion show which promises to help him 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 will help him navigate his way through the annals of time, picking out and chewing over the funniest, oddest, and most interesting moments in history.

Frank's guests in this edition of the programme are Dave Gorman and Sara Pascoe

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

010120141214

01022014122120160829 (R4)

A new, six-part comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner.

Frank loves history, but just doesn't know much of it, so he's devised The Rest Is History 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 will help him navigate his way through the annals of time, picking out and chewing over the funniest, oddest, and most interesting moments in history.

Frank's guests in this edition of the programme are Victoria Coren Mitchell and Andy Zaltzman.

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

010220141221

01042015010420160912 (R4)

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it.

The Rest Is History is a comedy discussion show which promises to help him 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 will help him navigate his way through the annals of time, picking out and chewing over the funniest, oddest, and most interesting moments in history.

Frank's guests in this programme are David Baddiel and Emma Kennedy.

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

010420150104

01052015011120160919 (R4)

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it.

The Rest Is History is a new comedy discussion show which promises to help him 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 will help him navigate his way through the annals of time, picking out and chewing over the funniest, oddest, and most interesting moments in history.

Frank's guests in this edition of the programme are David Mitchell and Steve Hall.

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

010520150111

010620150118

01062015011820160926 (R4)

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it.

The Rest Is History is a new comedy discussion show which promises to help him 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 will help him navigate his way through the annals of time, picking out and chewing over the funniest, oddest, and most interesting moments in history.

Frank's guests in this edition of the programme are Josh Widdicombe and Roisin Conaty.

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

020120160403

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it. So he's devised a comedy discussion show in order to find out more about it.

Along with his historian in residence, Professor Kate Williams, Frank is 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.

The guests are Katy Brand and Pierre Novellie, who discuss Hodge - the cat belonging to Doctor Samuel Pepys, Nelson and Lady Hamilton, and the Lyme Missal.

Produced by Mark Augustyn and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

020120160403

020220160410

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it. So he's devised a comedy discussion show in order to find out more about it.

Along with his historian in residence, Professor Kate Williams, Frank is 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.

The guests are Al Murray and Isy Suttie, who discuss Robin Hood, wartime slogans, Annie Oakley and a statue-related history mystery.

Produced by Mark Augustyn and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

020320160417

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it. So he's devised a comedy discussion show in order to find out more about it.

Along with his historian in residence, Professor Kate Williams, Frank is 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.

The guests are Holly Walsh and Richard Herring, who discuss Burke and Hare, Mussolini, Catherine Parr and the jokes of yesteryear.

Produced by Mark Augustyn and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

020320160417

020420160424

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it. So he's devised a comedy discussion show in order to find out more about it.

Along with his historian in residence, Professor Kate Williams, Frank is 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.

The guests are Chris Addison and Alun Cochrane, who discuss the three wise men, Jack Straw (not that one), Henry Austen and a weaponry timeline.

Produced by Mark Augustyn and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

020420160424

020520160501

Frank Skinner loves history, but just doesn't know much of it. So he's devised a comedy discussion show in order to find out more about it.

Along with his historian in residence, Professor Kate Williams, Frank is 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.

The guests are Miles Jupp and Zoe Lyons, who discuss King Arthur, Ivan the Terrible, Napoleon and Josephine, and Sir Walter Raleigh.

Produced by Mark Augustyn and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.