1/3 Dan Snow tells the story of how England came within a whisker of disaster in summer 1588. (R)
BBC Two Northern Ireland only
A personal portrait of the victor of Waterloo, drawing on his own vast correspondence. (R)
BBC Two except Scotland
5/8 The retreating Danish troops are harried by bloodthirsty Prussian hussars.
6/8 Inge and Sofia try to find Laust and Peter, but a meeting with Didrich dashes their hopes.
2/3 A look inside the court of Elizabeth as the Spanish fleet prepares for full-on invasion.
BBC Two except Northern Ireland
2/3 A look inside the court of Elizabeth as the Spanish fleet prepares for full-on invasion. (R)
BBC Two England, HD only
BBC Two Scotland only
BBC Two Wales only