• 13 Issues Per Year
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  • 08 Nov 2016

BBC History Digital Subscription

Britain's best-selling history magazine helps you bring Britain's and the world's rich past to life.


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Why subscribe to BBC History digital magazine?

Each month, we assemble leading experts to explore a wide range of British and international historical figures and topics – from World War 2 and Stonehenge facts to Cleopatra and Henry VIII's six wives.

BBC History digital subscription benefits:

  • Make great savings on app store price
  • Download each issue on day of publication directly to your door, wherever you are
  • Guarantee your copy of the magazine and never miss an issue
  • Easily manage your digital magazine subscription online

PLUS with each issue put your knowledge to the test with our history quiz, get inspiring ideas for heritage trips and keep up-to-date with breaking history news.

Subscribe to Britain's best-selling history magazine today!

When you take out a subscription to BBC History digital magazine, every month we will provide you with:

  • Articles written by expert historians, including well-known names such as Dan Snow, Antony Beevor, Mary Bead and Michael Wood
  • In-depth features
  • The latest history news and opinion, and ideas for heritage visits in the UK and abroad
  • Answers to intriguing questions on a wide range of historical topics – from why do we say 'Gordon Bennett' to why did Anne Boleyn have to die?
  • PLUS, each monthly edition also includes a comprehensive book review section

Subscribe today for yourself or as a gift and enjoy the convenience of having your BBC History digital magazine downloaded directly to your device!

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