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Traders

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

Discovering Asian influences

Gemma Lucas, an intern helping with the development of a new gallery at the NMM, quizzes curator John McAleer about some of the objects that she has discovered. Download this episode

The life and death of Captain Cook

John McAleer marks the anniversary of Captain Cook’s death by revealing how the Yorkshire man helped shape the way contemporary Europeans saw the world. Download this episode

Captain Cook discovers Christmas Island

John McAleer reveals how Christmas Island gained its name despite the lack of tinsel and snow. Download this episode