Series 1

Series 1

Richard Holmes goes on a journey through time to visit battlefields throughout Britain, northern France and Belgium that mark crucial moments in Britain's bloody and turbulent history.

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1. War Walks: Series 1, Agincourt

Professor Richard Holmes retraces Henry V's route to Agincourt.


2. War Walks: Series 1, Waterloo

Professor Holmes visits the farms and fields where history hung in the balance.


3. War Walks: Series 1, Mons

Richard Holmes looks at the British retreat from Mons in 1914.

The Somme

4. War Walks: Series 1, The Somme

Richard Holmes walks through fields where the Battle of the Somme took place.


5. War Walks: Series 1, Arras

Historian Richard Holmes reviews the strategic importance of the Battle for Arras in 1940.


6. War Walks: Series 1, Goodwood

Following the tanks of the 1944 British armoured break-out from the Normandy bridgehead.