A History Of Britain: The Complete Series

  |  Buy to Own: 18/11/2002
  |  940 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Simon Schama's epic, fifteen-part history of Britain begins around 3000 BC, looking at what life would have been like in the Stone Age village of Skara Brae, and draws to a close in the year 2000 AD, considering the nation's attempts to find a sense of its future. The series also covers the Norman conquest, King Edward I, the plague, King Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I, the civil wars that wracked the country in the 1600s, the appearance of Oliver Cromwell, the union with Scotland, the rise and fall of the British Empire, and Britain's role in the 20th century's two World Wars.