Episode 1

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Duration: 1 hour

For historian and MP Rory Stewart, the building of Hadrian's Wall was the single most important event in Britain's history. Meeting experts and local people, and drawing on memories from his life in Iraq and Afghanistan, he explores the impact of Rome's occupation and departure, and tells the story of how the powerful new Kingdom of Northumbria was born in Britain's lost Middleland.

Credits

Presenter
Rory Stewart
Producer
Renny Bartlett
Director
Renny Bartlett
Series Producer
Emma Whitlock
Executive Producer
Chris Granlund

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