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The World Turned Upside Down - English Civil War

The British Civil Wars explained and explored by leading historians in fascinating podcasts

Multiple programme channels with talks and interviews

What caused the British Civil Wars?

What were leading figures, such as Charles I & Oliver Cromwell like?

How were the British Civil Wars fought?

What was the role of religion?

What was the impact of the wars on daily life for ordinary people?

Why was the Monarchy restored in 1660?

... and much, much, more


Programmes enhanced with contemporary documents, glossaries, bibliographies and places to visit. 

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Contributing Editors

Andrew Hopper

Andrew Hopper

Professor in Local and Social History
Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford, Principal Investigator of the AHRC-funded Civil War Petitions project

Ismini Pells

Ismini Pells

Departmental Lecturer
Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford, Project Manager of the Civil War Petitions Project

Denise Greany

Denise Greany

Contributing Education Editor
Learning and Participation Officer at The National Civil War Centre

Supported by leading academics

Educational partners