What happened at Trafalgar? Who was Boudica? Was Guy Fawkes a goodie or a baddie? ’Pedestals’ is a history podcast, diving into the world of our national myths. We are surrounded by names, dates and statues, and these have often wormed their way into our make-up, for better or for worse, without us realising it. In each series, I take listeners through the events that have left us with this plaque or that lump of bronze, and attempt to tease out what forms they might have have taken in our identities. To support, please visit read less

Season 2

Season 1