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The Verdict is the official after-show podcast for History Happened Everywhere

Each episode, resident judge and critic Paul Dersley scrutinises and grades the efforts of Pete and Ryan.

Episode
Title
Host
Grade
39
Jack-O-Lanterns in South Korea during 2020-2025
Ryan
TBC
0
(Out of Office) Panic in Grenada during 1750-1800CE
Ryan
C+
0
(Out of Office) Leisure in the Bahamas during 400-500CE
Pete
D+
38
The Early Bird in Jordan 42 Million Years Ago
Pete
B+
37
Easy Come, Easy Go in Australia during 1945-2021CE
Ryan
C+
36
Beauty in Cyprus during 1337-1453CE
Pete
C-
35
Humour in Mauritania during 500-600CE
Ryan
C-
34
Writing in Bulgaria during 1910-1920CE
Pete
D+
33
Curiosity Killed the Cat in Greenland during 1903-1976CE
Ryan
C+
32
Flight in Senegal during 3000-1300BCE
Pete
B-
31
Business & Blue in Germany & Denmark during 1964 & 2008 (Euros 2021 Special)
Pete & Ryan
B
30
Courage in Congo (Brazzaville) during 1995-2000CE
Pete
B-
29
It's not Rocket Science in Canada during 1800-1850CE
Ryan
B+
28
Discovery in Singapore during 550-330BCE
Pete
B
27
Fashion in Brazil during 1950-1960CE
Ryan
C+
26
Ghosts in The USA during 1985-1990CE
Pete
B+
25
Easter in Kazakhstan during 1517-1648CE
Ryan
B+
24
Equality in Russia during 476-1000CE
Pete
A
23
Order in East Timor during 600BCE-476CE
Ryan
B
22
Death in Uruguay during 1776-2021CE
Pete
B+
21
Nature in Algeria during 1940-1950CE
Ryan
B-
20
Religion in Mozambique during 2000-2005CE
Pete
B
19
Business in Liechtenstein during 1100-1200CE
Ryan
C
18
Tradition & Folklore in Austria during 1400-1500CE
Pete
B-
17
Art & Culture in Austria during 1400-1500CE
Pete
B+
16
Christmas in Cameroon during 1500-1600CE
Ryan
A-
15
Body & Mind in Kiribati during 1980-1985CE
Pete
A-
14
Travel in Indonesia during 1930-1940CE
Ryan
C+
13
Nature in Sweden during 1000-1100CE
Pete
B-
12
Science in Turkey during 3000-2000BCE
Ryan
B+
11
War and Conflict in Portugal during 300-400CE
Pete
B+
10
Sex in Vietnam during 1985-1990CE
Ryan
C+
9
Religion in Rwanda during 1700-1750CE
Pete
B+
8
War & Conflict in Guyana during 1930-1940CE
Ryan
B+
7
The Law in Pakistan during 1650-1700
Pete
C+
6
Art & Culture in CAR during 1920-1930
Ryan
C+
5
Food & Drink in Egypt during 2010-2015
Pete
B+
4
Religion in Bolivia during 900-1000CE
Ryan
B
3
Sport in the UAE during 1500-1600CE
Pete
B-
2
Politics in Hungary during 1800-1850CE
Ryan
A-
1
Technology in Niue during 800-900CE
Pete
C

We spent five minutes with Paul to get to know him better.

Read his interview below.

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Q: Who is Paul Dersley?

A: Mind your own business.

Q: How did you come to be part of the HHE team?

A: Nepotism.

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Q: What is it like being 'the voice' of The Verdict?

A: I don't understand the question.

Q: What is your routine for recording The Verdict?

A:  Listen. Speak.

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Q: What do you enjoy most about The Verdict?

A: Being pompous.

Q: What is the best historical fact?

A:  Ho Chi Minh was a pastry chef on cross-channel ferries.

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