Norman Season

Norman Season

Norman Season


This summer BBC Two, BBC Four and BBC Learning will be joining forces to highlight the effect that the Normans have had on our civilisation.

The Norman Season launches Hands On History, a two-year learning campaign offering audiences inspiring opportunities to take the next step from watching programmes to discovering history around them. Hands On History will offer a range of events and activities as part of the Norman Season, including Norman walks.

Programmes in the season


  1. Dan Snow's Norman Walks Dan Snow's Norman Walks

    Dan Snow uncovers the "forgotten" Norman Empire – which laid the foundation for modern Britain.

  2. Domesday Domesday

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    Dr Stephen Baxter shakes the dust off Domesday and reveals this Norman treasures secrets of the past.

  3. The Making of King Arthur The Making of King Arthur

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    Poet Simon Armitage shows how the legend of King Arthur matured in the years after the Norman invasion.

  4. The Normans The Normans

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    Professor Robert Bartlett examines the expansion and ambition of this warrior race between the 10th and 13th Centuries.

  5. The Art Of The Anglo-Saxons Treasures of the Anglo-Saxons

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    Art historian Dr Nina Ramirez reveals the codes and messages hidden in Anglo-Saxon art.


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