Greg Jenner is joined by historian Dr Misha Ewen and comedian Alex Edelman to take a trip back in time and across the Atlantic with the passengers of The Mayflower. They ask all the most pertinent questions: What would you pack for a journey to a new world? What’s a great name for a baby born at sea? And just why is a journey that was objectively a gigantic failure held in such high regard in American culture?
On 10th May 1608, a group of Separatists began their escape from Gainsborough’s riverside up the River Trent to Immingham and then on to Amsterdam. The Pilgrims lived in Holland for twelve years before some…
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