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Reel History

Welcome to Reel History! On this podcast we talk about historical movies and TV, anything that claims to be based on a true story, and we check – how bad did they mess it up? What was life actually like during that time period? That’s why we’re here – to separate the real history from the Reel History! Hosted by two Irish history buffs and a Swedish guy who doesn’t know anything about history. Part of the Shows What You Know network; find all our podcasts at ShowsWhatYouKnow.com. Follow us @Reel_History and don’t forget to rate and review!

Hosted ByJakob, Mark and Michael

All Episodes

Braveheart (1995) | William Wallace (1297)

Welcome to Season 3 of Reel History! We’ll be releasing 10 new episodes, aiming for a bi-weekly releases on Thursdays. Follow @reel_history...

History Top 5 – Schemers

What’s this?! A Reel History spin off? A special feature? Well, whatever we’re calling it, we’re dropping one or two experimental episodes...

The Last Duel (2021) | Trailer Reaction

“What’s this! I thought season 2 was over!” It is but we’re going to sneak out some content between seasons, starting with...

Reel History Season 2 Finale

If this is your first episode, you might want to pick a film you like and listen to that ep first –...

ROME IV | Rise of the Empire (42-27 BC)

Ave, citizen! It’s Episode 4 of our Roman epic and the ailing Republic is divided in two. It’s East vs. West, brains...

ROME III | And Brutus is an Honourable Man (44-42 BC)

Friends! Romans! Countrymen! Lend me your ears! I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. It’s episode 3 of our coverage...

ROME II | The Die is Cast (49 BC – 44 BC)

You’ve heard of Julius Caesar right? Sure you have, you don’t live under a rock. That’s a good start as our second...

ROME I | Rise of the Republic (753 BC – 49 BC)

Join us for the first episode of our deep dive on the history that inspired the BBC/HBO series Rome (2005-2017). Oh you...

Inglourious Basterds (2009) | Vive La Résistance! (1940)

Greetings, partisans, to episode 5 of Reel History Season 2! 🇫🇷 Join us as we focus our lens on a bombastic and...