Our Twitter tournament to crown England’s greatest monarch is currently underway. The current poll is the Grand Final in which Athelstan, Henry II, Richard III and Elizabeth I are vying for the title. The poll closes at 12:00 (BST) on Saturday 19 September, so please vote and spread the word!
It's the grand final in our quest to crown England's Greatest Monarch. Will it be Athelstan (1st Saxon king of all England), Henry II (1st Plantagenet), Richard III (last Plantagenet) or Elizabeth I (last Tudor)? Cast your vote then spread the word! #englishmonarchs
At 21:00 BST on Saturday 6 June 2020, we’re going to be watching The King on Netflix and want you to join us in a Netflix Party! To join us, you’ll need to get yourself setup for doing Netflix Party, for which instructions are below, as well as a link to join, which will appear here closer to the time.
After three years hard work, Rex Factor the Animated Show is finally complete! We are thrilled with the final version – Tinmouse Animation have done a fantastic job bringing us and Richard III to life, and we are so grateful to all the wonderful people who helped make this possible by contributing to the Kickstarter campaign.
The episode is available to watch now on our YouTube Channel – please watch the show, click the thumbs up like button and then tell everyone you know to do the same!
Hugely exciting news at Rex Factor HQ – we’re going on tour! We will be doing 6 UK dates in November 2018 where we bring our podcast format to the live arena. We’re really excited about this and hope that all our lovely listeners will come along and make this a real success. We’ll be doing a series of grudge matches between some of the all-time greats of Rex Factor and the audience gets to pick the winner each night & then ask us anything in a Q&A.
Our first play-off group is now live, meaning that you have a chance to vote! Click here to listen to the podcast episode for Group A where we compare Constantine II, Malcolm III, Alexander III and James II or read on to get an overview of how they compare. If you already know who you want to vote for, the link to the survey is just below:
Ali and Graham had a great time a few months back as the guests on the podcast of the highly acclaimed, award-winning folk group The Young ‘Uns in front of a live audience and now you can hear the results! We talk about Rex Factor, history, do a history quiz and sing a song about Anne Boleyn (everyone sings that, not just a duet!) It was a lot of fun to do so definitely worth a listen via the link below:
Shakespeare’s history plays are for many people the defining versions of England’s medieval monarchs, but can Shakespeare really be trusted? Is Richard III the greatest villain in history or Henry V the embodiment of the perfect, virtuous king? To find out, we are taking a closer look at Shakespeare’s sources, why he was writing history plays in the first place and check three of his most famous plays to see if they are more historical fact or historical fiction.
To make it easy to find premium podcast episodes you’ve purchased, we’ve added a “Premium Episodes” section to your Podbean account.
Simply login to your Podbean account and you’ll see a “Premium Episodes” tab in your left sidebar (if you’ve paid for any episodes). Click there and you will see a page where you can view and play all your premium episodes.
*You can also play premium episodes in the Podbean app if you are logged in using the account you used to pay for the content.
**For patron-only content, please visit the patron page of the podcast. Click on “Episodes” for your patrons-only content (which can also be accessed in the Podbean app).