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The Long and the Short of It

Series 6

Sir Winston Churchill – hero or villain?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio FoyleLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Ulster

Available for over a year

Tim McGarry, a six foot four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a number of historical incidents and people in Irish history. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 5

Can Nationalists Tolerate a Protestant Leader?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

Tim McGarry and Dr David Hume investigate Irish history from different perspectives. Here they examine the impact of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 6

Was Home Rule really Rome Rule?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio FoyleLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Ulster

Available for over a year

Tim McGarry, a six foot four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a number of historical incidents and people in Irish history. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 6

Does the Royal Irish Constabulary deserve to be commemorated?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio FoyleLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Ulster

Available for over a year

Tim McGarry a six foot four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume, to look at a number of historical incidents and people in Irish history. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 5

Was Colonel Robert Lundy Framed?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

Available for over a year

Tim McGarry, a six-foot-four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a number of historical incidents and people in Irish history. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 5

Was the Irish language hijacked by Republicans?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio FoyleLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

Available for over a year

Tim McGarry, a six-foot-four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a number of historical incidents and people in Irish history. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 5

Lord Edward Carson - hero or villain?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

Available for over a year

Tim McGarry, a six-foot-four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a number of historical incidents and people in Irish history. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 5

Was Independent Ireland A Cold House for Protestants

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio FoyleLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

Available for over a year

Tim McGarry, a six-foot-four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a number of historical incidents and people in Irish history. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 3

Episode 5: Was Home Rule Rome Rule?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Ulster

Tim McGarry, a six-foot-four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian, Dr David Hume, to look at historical incidents and people. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 6

The Irish Civil War: Did Republicans create Northern Ireland?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

Available for over a year

Tim McGarry, a six foot four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a number of historical incidents and people in Irish history. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 5

Were the B Specials the paramilitary wing of the Unionists?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Ulster

Tim McGarry, a six-foot-four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a number of historical incidents and people in Irish history. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 2

Episode 3: The Hearts of Steel: A Secret Society

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

6'4" comedian Tim McGarry joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a number of fascinating historical incidents and people.

The Long and the Short of It

Series 2

Episode 5: The Birth of the Orange Order

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

6'4" comedian Tim McGarry joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a number of fascinating historical incidents and people.

The Long and the Short of It

Series 1

Episode 1: The Ulster Plantation

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

1/4. The Ulster Plantation. Tim McGarry, a six foot four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian, Dr David Hume, to look at historical incidents and people.

The Long and the Short of It

Series 1

Episode 3: The Great Famine

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

Six-foot-four comedian Tim McGarry joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at historical incidents and people. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 1

Episode 2: The 1798 Rebellion

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

Six-foot-four comedian Tim McGarry joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at historical incidents and people. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 1

Episode 4: The Larne Gun Running

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Foyle

Six-foot-four comedian Tim McGarry joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at historical incidents and people. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 4

Episode 3: Was the Great Famine Genocide?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Ulster

Tim McGarry and Dr David Hume are back for a new series, looking at a number of fascinating historical incidents and people in Irish history from their differing perspectives. Show more

The Long and the Short of It

Series 4

Episode 2: Was the Protestant Reformation the Worst Thing Ever to Happen to Ireland?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Ulster

Tim McGarry and Dr David Hume are back for a new series, looking at a number of fascinating historical incidents and people in Irish history from their differing perspectives. Show more