Episodes

Bahamas, The Story Of Blackbeard

Blackbeard was a pirate from the 18th century. He delighted in terrorizing pirates and civilians alike with his iconic Joly-Roger flag spreading fear across the high seas. But how long could his crime spree continue unchecked? Surely someone would stand up to him..

Armenia, The Story of St Gregory, The Illuminator

St Gregory was one of the first Christian missionaries . He bought his faith to Armenia, and received a hostile reception from King Tiradates III who tortured him mercilessly attempting to making him recant his faith. When he refused, he was sentenced to live in a hole in the ground, high in the Armenian mountains for 14 years. St Gregory The Illuminator is remembered for creating the first ever 'blueprint' for Church hierarchy and is the Patron Saint of Armenia. His story is one of suffering, penance and triumph.

Andorra, The Story Of Wilfred The Hairy

The March of Barcelona was created as a buffer zone by Charlemagne in the 8th century. Over the course of years, all counties except Andorra were absorbed by Spain or France. Listen in for the bizarre history of why Andorra exists as an independent country to this day.

Australia, The Story of Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly was an Australian living in the 1850s. His family was poor, and were often targeted by police. Unhappy with his life he becomes a bushranger and takes the country by storm with his brazen robberies and burning hatred of the police force.

Albania, The Story Of Skanderbeg

Skanderbeg was an Albanian who lived in the 15th century. As the Ottoman Empire pushed into his tiny homeland he made the decision to stand and fight. Surely one man commanding and a few peasants could not expect to stand against the largest and most advanced army in the world, could he?

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