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Far East

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Far East

Below are all the relevant This Sceptred Isle: Empire episodes relating to the Far East. These series include details of the origins of the East India Company and also the establishment of Singapore and Ceylon as British colonies. Please note that later historical episodes involving this region will be covered in series three of Empire. Therefore, corresponding episode pages will be available when this series is broadcast.

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