Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

The American Revolution

Lucy Worsley explores how the history of the American Revolution has been mythologised and manipulated by generations of politicians, writers and protesters.

In the first of a three-part series, Lucy Worsley explores how American history has been mythologised and manipulated by generations of politicians, writers and protesters. This episode examines the American Revolution – a David-and-Goliath battle of men with high ideals taking on the might of the British Empire. But how much of America’s founding story is based on fact?

59 minutes

Last on

Sat 25 Jul 2020 20:15

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:03

    Goodie Mob

    Invitation To The World Party

  • 00:53

    Okieriete Onaodowan, Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

  • 00:56

    Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton

    Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story

Broadcasts