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Welcome to 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast!

This fast-paced, compelling audio show has set a new standard for history storytelling in podcasting, often placing the listener at a crucial moment in history from the outset, and always managing to deliver on tense human drama based upon accurate and painstaking research.

In five words: We Make History Come Alive

1001 Heroes has delivered 5 million episode listens worldwide since our first episode (Gremlins) in 2015. 

Top episodes:

Jack the Ripper: Mayhem in Whitechapel

Bonnie & Clyde: Born To Die (Pts 1 and 2)

The Battle of Midway: Turning Point

Unsung Heroes of The Revolution (1 and 2)

Amelia Earhart (1 and 2)

 The Lost Colony (1 and 2)

You are invited to join us for new episodes every Sunday night at 9pm wherever great podcasts are found.



Jan 10, 2017

In this episode we explore the often dark history behind seven nursery rhymes (the eighth is innocent). How many can you guess right before you hear the story?  1. Sing A Song of Sixpence. 2. Baa Baa Black Sheep 3. Ring Around the Rosie 4. Rock A Bye Baby  5. Mary Mary Quite Contrary  6. Goosey Goosey Gander  7. Georgie Porgie  8. Mary Had A little Lamb.  Sequels forthcoming. Sources: Mothers Goose's Melody (London, 1765) Tom Thumb's Pretty Song Book (London 1744) Albert Jack's Dark History of Nursery Rhymes #FairyTales #Fourandtwentyblackbirds website: Twitter> @1001podcast Facebook: