The Old Front Line

By Paul Reed

Walk the battlefields of the First World War with Military Historian, Paul Reed. In these podcasts, Paul brings together over 35 years of studying the Great War, from the stories of veterans he interviewed, to when he spent more than a decade living on the Old Front Line in the heart of the Somme battlefields.

  1. 1.
    Third Ypres Remembered
    45:19
  2. 2.
    The Loos Memorial
    45:35
  3. 3.
    Somme 105: The Battle Continues
    43:02
  4. 4.
    The Western Front: WW1 Trench Warfare
    57:53
  5. 5.
    Walking Ypres: Wieltje to the Steenbeek River
    58:24
  6. 6.
    Somme 105th Anniversary
    32:35
  7. 7.
    Walking The Somme: High Wood
    1:03:15
  8. 8.
    Walking Ypres: Plugstreet Wood
    1:11:34
  1. 9.
    Trench Chat: Canadian Remembrance Tourism with Samantha Cowan
    56:01
  2. 10.
    Walking Arras: The Pals at Oppy Wood
    46:39
  3. 11.
    Walking The Somme: Albert
    1:00:43
  4. 12.
    WW1 at Home: War Graves Week
    1:11:12
  5. 13.
    Trench Chat: WW1 Machine Guns with Richard Fisher
    58:56
  6. 14.
    Books & Battlefields: The Somme
    49:05
  7. 15.
    Walking The Somme: Ancre Valley
    1:00:40
  8. 16.
    Last Digger Action: Montbrehain 1918
    46:50
  9. 17.
    1914: The Princess & The Christmas Box
    1:06:37
  10. 18.
    Flanders: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
    1:04:32
  11. 19.
    Walking Arras: Bullecourt
    59:07
  12. 20.
    Ypres: Hill 60
    1:00:36
  13. 21.
    The Champagne Battlefields
    53:52
  14. 22.
    Ypres: The Menin Gate
    58:55
  15. 23.
    Forgotten Front: The Footballers of Loos
    50:21
  16. 24.
    Trench Chat: War Cemeteries & Landscape with Dr Tim Godden
    54:10
  17. 25.
    Somme: Courcelette to Regina Trench
    53:28
  18. 26.
    Ypres: Hell Fire Corner
    48:11
  19. 27.
    Somme: Ginchy to LesBoeufs
    46:32
  20. 28.
    The Vimy Memorial
    43:39
  21. 29.
    Trench Chat: Battlefield Tourism & Landscape with Amy Harrison
    43:32
  22. 30.
    The Film 1917 Uncovered
    50:03
  23. 31.
    Walking Cambrai: Havrincourt
    44:33
  24. 32.
    Walking The Somme: Authuille to Thiepval
    51:35
  25. 33.
    Peace in No Man's Land: The Christmas Truce of 1914
    1:06:12
  26. 34.
    Walking Ypres: Polygon Wood
    50:25
  27. 35.
    Trench Chat: Remembrance in France with Mathilde Bernardet
    44:14
  28. 36.
    Forgotten Battlefields: The Indian Corps at Neuve-Chapelle
    32:05
  29. 37.
    Trench Chat: The Old Contemptibles with Andrew Thornton
    44:48
  30. 38.
    Walking Ypres: Langemarck German Cemetery
    46:11
  31. 39.
    Remembrance: Unknown Warriors
    19:29
  32. 40.
    The Day the Guns Fell Silent: Armistice 1918
    31:25
  33. 41.
    Britain’s Forgotten Black Army in WW1
    42:55
  34. 42.
    Trench Chat: Great War Huts with Taff Gillingham
    51:14
  35. 43.
    Somme: The Colonel's Field
    35:01
  36. 44.
    The Silent Cities
    40:03
  37. 45.
    Trench Chat: The Missing with John Broom
    26:36
  38. 46.
    The Missing of the Great War
    28:33
  39. 47.
    Somme: Pozières to Martinpuich
    27:25
  40. 48.
    Ypres: Hitler's War at Croonaert Wood
    29:35
  41. 49.
    Trench Chat: WW1 Geology with Peter Doyle
    59:32
  42. 50.
    Somme: Courcelette to ADANAC Cemetery
    28:30

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