Episode 3 Moral Crusade

At the time of Queen Victoria's birth in 1819England was an agrarian society. Within a few short decades it would be transformed into an...

Episode 5 The Kingdom United

This fascinating six program series takes a searching look at the public and private lives of the British Royal Family. The six programs offer...

The NHS: A Difficult Beginning

Britain's National Health Service celebrates its sixtieth birthday on 5 July this year. It is universally regarded as a national treasurethe most remarkable achievement...

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 2 The Gangster and the Pervert Peer

A new season of four programmesToffs and Crims , explores the affinity between the upper echelons of society and the criminal underclass. Episode 2...

The Pendle Witch Child

Simon Armitage presents the extraordinary story of the most disturbing witch trial in British history and the key role played in it by one...

Episode 4 Grasp of an Empire

For over a thousand yearsRome was the center of the known world. One of the most glorious empires in history, she brought to her...

Episode 1 Outsiders

Tory! Tory! Tory! is a 2006 BBC television documentary series on the history of the people and ideas that formed Thatcherism told through the...

The Queen’s Coronation Behind Palace Doors

Tensions and conflict arose between the Queen Mother and Prince Philip behind the scenes leading up to Queen Elizabeth's coronation in 1953. The Queen's...

Episode 6 Removal

In September 2004on the last remaining site on the Mall in Washington D.C., the Smithsonian Institution opened the National Museum of the American Indian,...