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Boudicca's Revolt

Battlefield Britain Episode 1 of 8

Series in which Peter Snow and his historian son Dan use groundbreaking graphics to bring alive the epic stories of battles that shaped the nation, journeying through 2,000 years of invasion, civil war and rebellion. It opens with the uprising led by Queen Boudicca against Roman rule in Britain. Peter gives a blow-by-blow account of the battle of wits fought between Boudicca and her adversary, the Roman governor Suetonius Paulinus. Dan tells the soldiers' stories and joins the London Wasps rugby team to experience what it would have been like for the warriors as they clashed with the disciplined ranks of the Roman army.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Tue 17 Dec 2013 01:00


Role Contributor
PresenterPeter Snow
PresenterDan Snow
ProducerZoe Heron