The Great British Story: A People's History Episode guide

  1. Modern Britain

    8/8 Michael Wood takes an overview of events between the jubilees of 1897 and 2012.

    First broadcast: 10 Aug 2012

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  2. Industry and Empire

    7/8 Michael Wood uncovers the extraordinary tale of the Industrial Revolution.

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2012

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  3. The Age of Revolution

    6/8 History series. Michael Wood tells the story of the British Civil Wars.

    First broadcast: 27 Jul 2012

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  4. Lost Worlds and New Worlds

    5/8 History series. Historian Michael Wood charts the Reformation.

    First broadcast: 20 Jul 2012

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  5. The Great Rising

    4/8 How Britain was transformed by the great devastation of the Black Plague.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2012

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  6. The Norman Yoke

    3/8 How the Norman Conquest shaped Britain following the Battle of Hastings.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2012

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  7. Tribes to Nations

    2/8 How English, Scots and Welsh nations emerged due to the impact of the Vikings.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2012

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  8. Britannia

    1/8 The roots of Britain; from the end of the Romans to the coming of the Anglo Saxons.

    First broadcast: 25 May 2012

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