Oct 1, 2022
Aug 1, 2022
How do you portray the most famous flying ace of the First World War?
This month we're joined by Prof Ingrid Sharp (Leeds) to discuss Baron Manfred von Richtofen also known as 'The Red Baron'. Along the way we examine the ways his myth evolved during the war, the ways he was appropriated by the Nazis, and the threat he...
Jul 1, 2022
Jun 1, 2022
How do you get children interested in the First World War?
In this podcast episode, we are joined by Andrew Powell-Thomas, editor of Over The Top, a history magazine aimed at children, published by the Great War Group. We then speak to two special guests, who give us their opinion. Along the way we consider how you get...
May 1, 2022
How are embroidery, and the women who do it, portrayed in the years after the First World War?
This month Jessica takes us on a tour of post-war embroidery in Tracy Chevalier's A Single Thread and Dorothy Whipple's High Wages. Along the way we discuss surplus women, the varying perceptions of embroidery as skilled work,...