Episode 8 The British Wars

From the dawn of civilization to the 20th centuryA History of Britain re-animates familiar tales and illuminates overlooked aspects of England's past. Hosted by...

Agincourt’s Dark Secrets

This series explores famous battles. Each program takes an important battle telling its story and posing a puzzling central question about the battle that...

Hitler’s British Girl

On September 3rd 193925 year old English aristocrat Unity Mitford walked into a Munich park and shot herself in the head. Distraught at the...

Great Falklands Gamble

On April 2nd 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islandsin the South Atlantic,8,000 miles from the UK. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher decided to send a...

Episode 1 The First Crusade

The Crusades Crescent & The Cross presents the epic battle between two Middle Age superpowers: the Christian Crusaders and the Muslims. Fought over two...

Episode 2 Invasion

This is where it all beganAdam Hart-Davis first foray, directly inspired by the Monty Python sequence from The Life of Brian where the People's...

The Poet Who Loved the War Ivor Gurney

A charismatic original Ivor Gurney, who prior to the Great War had suffered a nervous breakdown at the Royal College of Music, enlisted as...

Episode 9 Revolutions

From the dawn of civilization to the 20th centuryA History of Britain re-animates familiar tales and illuminates overlooked aspects of England's past. Hosted by...

Who Got Lucky At Hastings?

This series explores famous battles. Each program takes an important battle telling its story and posing a puzzling central question about the battle that...

Hitler’s Favourite Royal

Hitler's Favourite Royal covers the life of Prince Charles EdwardQueen Victoria's youngest grandchild, who was forced by his Grandmother to take up the Dukedom...