2019 – a busy year for me on history TV programmes!

Tony McMahon calls himself the bearded historian and appears on history TV programmes making the subject fun and accessible to global audiences

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Pompeii – last days of a Roman city before the volcano struck!

It was 79 AD when a mountain near the Roman city of Pompeii did something rather unexpected – it exploded into life revealing itself as a volcano. The green slopes of Vesuvius had hidden its true nature for centuries. But in that year, a cataclysmic eruption tore it apart sending a plume of fire far…

Top ten medieval TV series – my recommends!

Like most of you – I love watching historical TV series.  Even the ones that are a little suspect from a factual point of view.  Some lists of medieval TV series include stuff I wouldn’t regard as being strictly medieval.  Hope I’m a bit more authentic here.  We’ve been spoilt in the recent past so…