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Cabin boy in the merchant navy

Flora Bain meets the veterans of the Arctic Convoys who recount their memories off their experiences. Download this episode

An Able Seaman on HMS Belfast

Flora Bain meets the veterans of the Arctic Convoys who recount their memories off their experiences. Download this episode

The Opium Trade

Flora Bain talks with Dr. Julia Lovell about how the British Empire was bankrolled by the opium trade. Download this episode

Two crescent moons

Elizabeth Cunningham answers a Big Question from a caller seeing two crescent moons. Download this episode

Daniel Defoe and Robert Knox

Flora Bain talks to Katherine Frank, author of Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth. Download this episode

Traders

John McAleer talks about the National Maritime Museum’s new permanent gallery. Download this episode

Anvilled stars

Marek Kukula talks with artist and blacksmith Matthew Luck Galpin about his installation at the Royal Observatory, and how it was to work with meteorites. Download this episode

Where to see asteroid YU55 from Earth

Find out where the best place to view asteroid YU55 is, and how close it will come to the Earth. Download this episode

The Maritime Lecture series

Sara Wajid, Adult Learning Manager, discusses a new lecture series about the making of maritime icons. Download this episode

Curry and a pint

Steve Martin reveals how you can sample a wonderful curry and a pint with the NMM, while finding out that this is an older tradition than you may have thought. Download this episode