Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 420+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 34000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at €11,99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for €1.09
Then just €11,99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the European Union version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Instant Access when you subscribe
Enjoy on your mobile, tablet or computer
Digital subscriptions include the latest issue and all regular issues released during your subscription. Your chosen term will automatically renew unless auto-renew is cancelled in your subscription area 24 hours before the end of the current subscription.

BBC History Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From €3,85 per issue

As Britain’s best selling history magazine, BBC History is a must-have for historical enthusiasts of all interest levels. Written by world-leading historians and expert journalists, each issue brings history to life with in-depth, informative and interesting articles covering all periods of history - from ancient civilisations to modern historical events.

In every issue of BBC History Magazine, you’ll find an array of fascinating features delving deep into the history of mankind. Discover reviews of the latest historical books to be released, updates on new research and findings from the field and details on the best historical TV and Radio shows to look out for.

For history fanatics across the UK, a digital subscription to BBC History Magazine is essential! Why not get yours today?  

WAYS TO READ BBC History Magazine

Single Digital Issue Feb-22
5,99 / issue
Monthly Digital Subscription €5,99 billed monthly
€5,53 / issue
6 Month Digital Subscription €29,99 billed twice a year
€4,61 / issue
Annual Digital Subscription €49,99 billed annually
€3,85 / issue


Please note that the calculations are for illustration purposes only. Savings are calculated on the comparable purchase of single issues over an annualised subscription period and can vary from advertised amounts. Complete your collection savings are based on the RRP of the latest issue.

Looking for BBC History Magazine in print?

Unfortunately does not sell print copies of BBC History Magazine, but all is not lost. Our partner at sells print magazine subscriptions at the best prices online.

See all offers

magazine subscriptions
Issue Cover

BBC History Magazine  |  Feb-22  

Who is Britain’s
greatest monarch?
Twelve historians tell us who they believe to be the most influential King or queen of the past thousand years.

Resisting the Romans
Miles Russell on the British tribe that decided that the best way to deal with Rome’s legions was to ignore them.

BBC History Magazine is dedicated to delighting history fans of all levels by bringing readers closer to the most important events in mankind’s time. Each issue explores an array of different periods and events from the Romans and the Greeks to the World Wars and modern history, no matter what you are fascinated by you’ll find it in your BBC History digital subscription.

With features from some of the world’s finest historians, you can be sure that each issue will inform, as well as entertain and continue to peak your interest. You’ll find regular features such as reviews of the latest historical books to hit the shelves, quizzes and prize draws and information on upcoming historical TV and Radio shows.

What’s more, BBC History Magazine won’t just throw you into the past, but will also keep you up-to-date on the latest research and groundbreaking findings from the field, helping piece together more and more information about our history.

Whether you’re studying, working in the industry or just a general history enthusiast, you’ll find what you’re looking for with a digital subscription to BBC History Magazine. 

Download a digital subscription to BBC History Magazine today and every month you can enjoy all of this:

  • The latest historical news in History Now
  • In-depth features around the most important events throughout history
  • Reviews of the latest historical books to hit the shelves
  • The pick of the best historical shows on TV and Radio
  • Regular quizzes with prize draws
  • Updates on the latest historical research and new findings
  • The latest issue direct to your device every month
  • A discount off the RRP price

You'll receive 13 issues during a 1 year BBC History Magazine magazine subscription.

Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.

BBC History Magazine

Extremely good for folk such as me, who came to history rather late in life having studied English Literature as my unhiversity subject. Reviewed jueves, 21 de enero de 2021

BBC History Magazine

Well written, interesting articles that dig deeply into the story behind the story. I really enjoy BBC History Magazine and look forward to each issue. Reviewed jueves, 9 de julio de 2020

Classic BBC

BBC quality Reviewed miércoles, 24 de julio de 2019

Good quality history magazine

A good quality history magazine, my only grip is they are prone to being too politically correct in some of their articles. Reviewed lunes, 1 de octubre de 2018

My favourite magazine.

A good quality history magazine that never disappoints. I love it, together with the pod cast. Reviewed jueves, 20 de marzo de 2014

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in BBC History Magazine Feb-22.

stroke ...
WELCOME Editor This month, Queen Elizabeth II is set to reach an unprecedented milestone as she becomes the first British monarch to celebrate her platinum jubilee. But is Britain’s longest-reigning soverei...
BOOKS “Section 28 galvanised activists into adopting creative and confrontational ways to ght back” Matt Elton commends a powerful account of the impact of the 1988 legislation on a generation of gay ...
Hidden figures NEWS COMMENT ANNIVERSARIES HIDDEN HISTORIES RIJKSMUSEUM Seemingly depicting ghostly figures, perhaps in negative, the image above is in fact evidence of an early sketch by Dutch artist...

Buy for €5,99
View | Add to Cart
Christmas 2021
Buy for €5,99
View | Add to Cart
Buy for €5,99
View | Add to Cart
Buy for €5,99
View | Add to Cart
Buy for €5,99
View | Add to Cart
BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine
Annual Digital Subscription for €44,99
€71.88 Save 37%
Cross Stitch Favourites
Annual Digital Subscription for €5,99
€11.98 Save 50%
Match of the Day
Annual Digital Subscription for €49,99
€74.75 Save 33%
The World of Cross Stitching
Annual Digital Subscription for €49,99
€77.87 Save 36%
Annual Digital Subscription for €22,99
€38.87 Save 41%
Britain at War Magazine
12 Months for €54,99
€83.88 Save 34%
Skirmish Living History
12 Months for €11,99
Majesty Magazine
12 Months for €31,99
€59.88 Save 47%
Good Old Days
12 Months for €19,99
€35.94 Save 44%
The Armourer
12 Months for €59,99
€71.88 Save 17%