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Learn about the true story behind Mao’s Last Dancer. This month discover the real history behind the incredible and inspiring story of ballet legend Li Cunxin. Mel and Gaz discuss Li’s remarkable journey, including his humble upbringing in China, how he was chosen to join the Beijing Dance Academy, and his defection to the United States. What does …
 
You'll never take our Freedom! This month Gaz and Mel head to Scotland to take on the historical epic Braveheart (1995). It may be a compelling movie, but just how accurate is it to the true story? Let's discover the real history of William Wallace, learn about the real King Edward Longshanks, and find out what it would have been like to be there t…
 
This month we take on the classic baseball true story A League of Their Own (1992). But how true is it to the real history? Join us as we discuss the remarkable history of the ladies who competed in the first female professional baseball league! We learn about director Penny Marshall's Hollywood legacy, discover if Jimmy Dugan was a real historical…
 
Mel and Gaz discover the true story behind the movie Hotel Rwanda (2004). We dive into the tragic story of the genocide and learn about it's historical context. It's a powerful story about family, division, political corruption, and the repercussions of colonial history. But is it accurate to the real history? Don’t forget you can always stop by ou…
 
Discover the true story of the movie Pride (2014). Gaz and Mel take on the real story of how a brave group of gay and lesbian activists unite to raise money for the families affected by the British Miners’ Strike. It is 1984 and Margaret Thatcher is in power. A powerful story about unionism, feminism, homophobia, and much more. But is it accurate t…
 
What's the real history behind the wonderful, feel-good French hit The Intouchables? This time Gaz and Mel travel to France to talk about the beautiful friendship between Philippe Pozzo di Borgo and Abdel Sellou. Join us as we discuss the true story behind the movie, whether or not the police chase really happened, and why this movie became one of …
 
How historically accurate is Stanley Kubrick’s epic Spartacus? This time Gaz and Mel dive into the Hollywood classic about the slave that took on the Roman Empire! Starring Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons, Laurence Olivier and Charles Laughton. Join us as we discuss the real history of the slave rebellion, why the original director had to be fired, and …
 
How historically accurate is Wayne Blair's musical comedy The Sapphires? In this episode Gaz and Mel dive into the true story behind the amazing ladies who sang soul music to the troops in Vietnam. Join us as we discuss 1960s Australia, the secret Tupperware Parties men where never invited to, the soul music of the era, and, of course, the Vietnam …
 
How historically accurate is Armando Iannucci's political satire The Death of Stalin? In this episode Gaz and Mel dive into the true story of Stalin's last days and compare it to its critically acclaimed film adaptation. Join us as we discuss the dark history of the Soviet Union, the monster that was Lavrentiy Beria, and why being a USSR classical …
 
How historically accurate is Lin Manuel Miranda's rap musical Hamilton? In this episode film expert Gaz and history expert Mel dive into the true story of Alexander Hamilton and compare it to its extraordinary stage adaptation. Join us as we discover why rap is the perfect way to tell Hamilton's story, learn about the American Revolutionary War, th…
 
Join us as we discover the real history behind the sinking of the Titanic. Is James Cameron's epic Hollywood blockbuster Titanic accurate to the true story? In the final part of their Titanic series, Gaz and Mel relive the unsinkable ship’s final hours, discover the facts behind the movie, and learn about real life figures Molly Brown, Bruce Ismay,…
 
The most expensive movie of all time. Winner of 11 Oscars. Time to go back to 1997, to discover the real history behind James Cameron’s epic romance Titanic (1997). Join us as we go behind the scenes to understand how it became the most successful movie of all time. But just how historically accurate is it? In part 1 we board Titanic up until the n…
 
Film expert Gaz and history expert Mel discuss the true story behind the movie Hidden Figures (2016). We know it’s a great movie but just how historically accurate is it? We investigate further into the history of the American civil rights movement, Cold War paranoia, the Space Race, and the true story behind NASA pioneers Katherine Goble Johnson, …
 
In this episode film expert Gaz and history expert Mel compare Philip Kaufman's Quills to the infamous and controversial real life figure it's based on, The Marquis De Sade. Quills wants to be sexy and salacious, but how historically accurate is it? We pull the movie apart to understand how it handles gender representation, sexual expression during…
 
It may be a classic but can it live up to history? In this episode Gaz and Mel take on one of Hollywood’s classic war movies, The Great Escape (1963). How does it compare to the true story? How difficult was it directing Steve McQueen? We also discuss the true military experiences of Donald Pleasence, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, and Hannes …
 
This third edition of STAG Night is really part of the second, but I thought I'd separate it to make it easier to download. Had a very interesting chat with the students union president, and also information about Tony Lee, the hypnotist, coming to Staffs on Sunday 24th September at LRV. Plus, NUS Extra card, what do you get extra?…
 
I belive that the first podcast has stopped working, so this should work!! The very first Stag Night Staffs Podcast!! In this edition, Steve and Gaz chat about their experiences of freshers week at Staffordshire university and what you have to look forward to during yours. There are interviews from Commercial Services Officer James Alcock from the …
 
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