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Petticoats & Poppies Podcast

Aug 21, 2022

In this episode, the History Girls travel to Paris to discuss this year’s comedy-drama, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, directed and produced by Anthony Fabian. Along the way, Maggie and Nicole make stops at the history of Christian Dior, greyhound racing, and travel between London and Paris, with their final...

Aug 2, 2022

This week, Maggie and Nicole do their very best to persuade you to (not) watch 2022's Persuasion, directed by Carrie Cracknell and staring Dakota Johnson. What went wrong with this Regency Era film by Netflix and based on the beloved novel by Jane Austen? Tune in and find out! 


Main Show - Persuasion...

Jul 18, 2022

The History Girls are back this week to discuss the highly anticipated sequel to 2019's Downton Abbey, 2022's Downtown Abbey: A New Era! Join Maggie and Nicole as they share their thoughts and expertise on the character arcs, historical accuracies, the advent of "talkies", and of course, costumes! 



May 22, 2022

The History Girls return this week with yet another Focus Features film, this time 2022's historic Viking film, The Northman, directed by Robert Eggers. 


Main Show - The Northman

  • About The Northman
  • Initial Reactions 
  • The Myth of Almeth
  • Berserkers and Valhalla 
  • Valkyries
  • Costumes


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Mar 21, 2022

Join the History Girls as they celebrate their 40th episode with a look at the latest Focus Feature Films release, The Outfit, written and directed by Graham  Moore and starring, Mark Rylance, Zoey Deutch, Johnny Flynn, and Dylan O'Brien.


Main Show - The Outfit
  • About The Outfit
  • Initial Reactions 
  • Crime...