Killing Time with Rebecca Rideal
The Spy Who Loved

The Spy Who Loved

December 16, 2020

In this episode, Rebecca Rideal travels into the world mid-20th century espionage with Clare Mulley, historian and author of The Spy Who Loved.  They're on the trail of trailblazing spy Christine Granville.  

Written and narrated by Rebecca Rideal

Editor/producer: Peter Curry

Theme music: "Circles" The Broxton Hundred

The Rise and Fall of Shaka Zulu

The Rise and Fall of Shaka Zulu

December 4, 2020

In this episode, Rebecca is joined by historian and writer Luke Pepera to explore the astonishing life of Shaka Zulu. His a story of heroism, conquest, grief and brutality.

Written and narration by Rebecca Rideal

Editor/Producer: Peter Curry

Theme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

A Wartime Murder with Duncan Barrett

A Wartime Murder with Duncan Barrett

November 20, 2020

In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by historian and author of Hitler's British Isles, Duncan Barrett. They investigate a grisly wartime murder on the idyllic island of Sark.

Written and narrated by Rebecca Rideal

Editor/Producer: Peter Curry

Theme Music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

The Mysterious Death of Amy Robsart

The Mysterious Death of Amy Robsart

October 22, 2020

In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by renaissance historian, broadcaster and author of the forthcoming In the Shadow of the Block, Dr Joanne Paul. Together, they investigate a mysterious death that shook the court of Elizabeth I.

Written and narrated by Rebecca Rideal

Editor/producer: Peter Curry

Voice actor: Laura Darrall

Theme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

The Sleepers of Barnes Cemetery with Sheldon Goodman

The Sleepers of Barnes Cemetery with Sheldon Goodman

September 25, 2020

In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by City of Westminster Guide, heritage communicator and founder of The Cemetery Club, Sheldon Goodman. Together, they explore the fascinating history of Barnes cemetery.

Written and narrated by Rebecca Rideal

Editor/producer: Peter Curry

Theme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

The Murderess Sarah Malcolm

The Murderess Sarah Malcolm

September 1, 2020

In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by historian and author of The Gossip's Choice, Dr Sara Read to investigate a grisly eighteenth century triple murder.

Written and narrated by Rebecca Rideal

Editor/producer: Peter Curry

Theme Music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

Protestant Martyrs with Leanda de Lisle

Protestant Martyrs with Leanda de Lisle

August 21, 2020

In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by Leanda de Lisle, historian, broadcaster and author of White King. They discuss the lives, deaths and afterlives of Lady Jane Grey and Charles I.

Written and narrated by Rebecca Rideal

Producer/editor: Peter Curry

Theme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

 

The Untimely Death of Alexander the Great with Dr Maria Pretzler

The Untimely Death of Alexander the Great with Dr Maria Pretzler

August 14, 2020

In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by ancient historian Dr Maria Pretzler to discuss the life and untimely death of Alexander the Great. 

Written and narrated by Rebecca Rideal

Producer/editor: Peter Curry

Theme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

The Tragedy of Apollo 1 with Dallas Campbell

The Tragedy of Apollo 1 with Dallas Campbell

July 21, 2020

In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by Dallas Campbell - TV presenter and author of Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet - to unravel the tragedy of Apollo 1 and the wider history of the 1960s Space Race. 

 

Written and narrated by Rebecca Rideal

Editor/producer: Peter Curry

Theme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

 

**Bonus material about the Soviet programme available via www.patreon.com/killing_time **

The Curse of King Tut with Dr Amara Thornton

The Curse of King Tut with Dr Amara Thornton

July 18, 2020

In this episode, Rebecca Rideal is joined by historian Dr Amara Thornton to investigate the legend of King Tut's Curse. 

Written and narrated by Rebecca Rideal

Producer/editor: Peter Curry

Voice actor: Duncan Barrett

Theme music: "Circles" by The Broxton Hundred

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