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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?  

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BBC History Magazine  |  May 2014  


For the May issue of BBC History Magazine, we explore the battle between Elizabeth I and England's public enemy number one – her Catholic subjects. Also this month, Lucy Worsley tells the story of the delightfully dysfunctional Hanoverians, we look at the bungling attempts of British spies to kill Mussolini during the Second World War, and investigate a dark episode of cannibalism on the high seas that scandalised 19th-century Britain

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. 

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

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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 Thursday, January 21, 2021
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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 Thursday, July 9, 2020

Classic BBC

BBC quality Reviewed Wednesday, July 24, 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 Monday, October 1, 2018

My favourite magazine.

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

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