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

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.

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

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20141227 (BBC7)
20141228 (BBC7)
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Frank Skinner talks funny history moments with Victoria Coren Mitchell and Andy Zaltzman.

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.

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

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

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

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20150103 (BBC7)
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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 a new comedy discussion show in order to find out more about it. Along with his historian in residence, Dr Kate Williams, each episode will see 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 ediiton of the programme are John Lloyd and Katy Brand.

Produced by Dan Schreiber and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

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

Frank Skinner on funny moments in history. With John Lloyd and Katy Brand.

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Frank Skinner and guests explore funny, odd and interesting moments in history.

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.

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.

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

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner. With David Baddiel and Emma Kennedy.

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Frank Skinner and guests David Mitchell and Steve Hall ponder history's funniest moments.

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.

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.

Frank Skinner on funny moments in history. With David Mitchell and Steve Hall.

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20171201 (BBC7)
20160926 (R4)

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.

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.

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Katy Brand and Pierre Novellie join Frank Skinner and historian Dr Kate Williams.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

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.

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20180614 (R4)

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Al Murray and Isy Suttie.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

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.

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20180628 (BBC7)
20180621 (R4)

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Holly Walsh and Richard Herring.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Holly Walsh and Richard Herring.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

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.

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20160429 (BBC7)
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20180628 (R4)

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Chris Addison and Alun Cochrane.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Chris Addison and Alun Cochrane.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Chris Addison and Alun Cochrane.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

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.

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A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Miles Jupp and Zoe Lyons.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Miles Jupp and Zoe Lyons.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Miles Jupp and Zoe Lyons.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Miles Jupp and Zoe Lyons.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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.

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.

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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 Josie Long and Kevin Eldon, who discuss Captain Blood, Drake's Drum, Bloody Mary and E.R.N.I.E.

Produced by Mark Augustyn and Justin Pollard

An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Josie Long and Kevin Eldon.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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 Josie Long and Kevin Eldon, who discuss Captain Blood, Drake's Drum, Bloody Mary and E.R.N.I.E.

Produced by Mark Augustyn and Justin Pollard
An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Josie Long and Kevin Eldon.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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 Josie Long and Kevin Eldon, who discuss Captain Blood, Drake's Drum, Bloody Mary and E.R.N.I.E.

Produced by Mark Augustyn and Justin Pollard
An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Josie Long and Kevin Eldon.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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 Josie Long and Kevin Eldon, who discuss Captain Blood, Drake's Drum, Bloody Mary and E.R.N.I.E.

Produced by Mark Augustyn and Justin Pollard
An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.

A comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner, with Josie Long and Kevin Eldon.

Comedy discussion show. Frank Skinner and guests explore interesting moments in history.

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 Josie Long and Kevin Eldon, who discuss Captain Blood, Drake's Drum, Bloody Mary and E.R.N.I.E.

Produced by Mark Augustyn and Justin Pollard
An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.