Director Interview: on ‘How we make history alive’

Director Interview: on ‘How we make history alive’

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 | No Comments

The director of our National Maritime Museums, London episode, Rebecca Snow, explains how we discover something new about museum objects through scientific testing. Watch her VIDEO interview on Rogers Television for a sneak peek of what’s coming up on her episode!

Lightning over London: Sailors, superstition and the open sea

Lightning over London: Sailors, superstition and the open sea

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 | No Comments

Lightning has fascinated people for centuries. We know what causes a lightning strike today, but what did people believe about lightning before the eighteenth century?

Local History: Pies and Mash in Greenwich

Local History: Pies and Mash in Greenwich

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 | No Comments

Meet Kane Goddard at Goddard’s Pies in Greenwich, London. He’s the co-owner of a shop that sells a homemade favourite with a long history.

Watch our short video to find out why Goddard’s pies remain a staple for east-enders!

Our director describes our CSI-type investigations of the Lord Horatio Nelson mystery

Our director describes our CSI-type investigations of the Lord Horatio Nelson mystery

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 | No Comments

Episode director Rebecca Snow takes us behind the scenes in this video to tell us about a story she’s shooting about Lord Horatio Nelson for our episode Museum Secrets: Inside the National Maritime Museum, London.

Our Scout Aboard Cutty Sark in London

Our Scout Aboard Cutty Sark in London

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 | No Comments

Our Series Producer, Marianne Kushmaniuk, and Executive Producer, Robert Lang, recently went to London England to explore stories we’ll pursue for our episode at the Royal Museums Greenwich for Season 3.

They met with the curators of the UK’s leading maritime museum and then sought out the best of its historic treasures and their stories for our upcoming episode.