May 9, 2021

Evo and the Diggers darling

A brilliant young inventor battling army bureaucracy in a race to save thousands of lives, and a nation at war. Support the show …

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Feb. 2, 2021

Warrior Queen of the Iceni (What have the Romans ever done for us?)

What drove Boudicca, warrior queen of the Iceni, to raise an army to overthrow her tyrannical overlord, the super power of her da…

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Nov. 28, 2020

Dark forces

Was the murder of the Romanov's linked to a dark force behind the throne? Could a simple man of God have been the reason for thei…

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Nov. 14, 2020

G'Day gang, Ernie here!

G’day gang, Ernie here. I thought I’d better pop me head up and say G’day, you know introduce me self and let you know what’s …

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Nov. 6, 2020

Alexander Pearce - the cannibal convict

How hungry are you? Im so weak that I could eat a piece o' man. I'd seen the like before.. it eat much like a little pork. On the…

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Oct. 27, 2020

Thunderbolt

Whats in a name? In ancient times, when reverence for ancestors was more common than it is today, and people found meaning in ome…

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Oct. 20, 2020

Warlord

Do you beleive in destiny? A predetermined fate that the universe holds for just a few special individuals who walk this Earth? F…

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Oct. 13, 2020

The Indian Mutiny (First war for independence)

The Indian mutiny is a British term, some prefer to call this event either the Indian Rebellion, or India's first war of independ…

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Oct. 6, 2020

Ponzi

Have you ever wanted to make a lot of money, real fast? Follow on Facebook . Say G'day at rippingyarnsfromhistory@gmail.com drop …

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Oct. 4, 2020

The greatest inventor you've never heard of.

Have you ever come up with a brilliant idea, only to have someone else take the credit for it? How about an idea that would chang…

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Oct. 2, 2020

Eureka Stockade

The Eureka Stockade happened on the goldfields of Victoria in 1854, when gold miners (called diggers) fought against government s…

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Sept. 30, 2020

Fordlandia

Fordlandia! In the steaming Brazilian rainforrests, one mans dream of self sufficiency for his industrial empire is taking place.

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Sept. 26, 2020

Lucky

History has many twists, and often makes strange bedfellows. The story of Lucky is one such yarn. What could the U.S. Naval Intel…

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Sept. 26, 2020

Gavrilo Princips Sandwich

Have you ever pondered on the What if's of history? How the most unlikely series of events could lead to one outcome or another? …

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Sept. 26, 2020

Charge of the Light Brigade

The Charge of the Light Brigade happened on 25th October 1854 during the Battle of Balaclava. Five divisions of lightly armed cav…

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