The Great British Story: A People's History


The Great British Story: A People's History

Series looking at history through the eyes of ordinary people. Rulers and royals, lords and ladies have all had their say down the centuries, what were the last 1,600 years like for everyday Britons?


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Britannia

1. The Great British Story: A People's History: Britannia

Michael Wood looks at the emergence of our British identities after the Fall of Rome.

Tribes to Nations

2. The Great British Story: A People's History: Tribes to Nations

How English, Scots and Welsh nations emerged due to the impact of the Vikings.

The Norman Yoke

3. The Great British Story: A People's History: The Norman Yoke

How the Norman Conquest shaped Britain following the Battle of Hastings.

The Great Rising

4. The Great British Story: A People's History: The Great Rising

How Britain was transformed by the great devastation of the Black Plague.

Lost Worlds and New Worlds

5. The Great British Story: A People's History: Lost Worlds and New Worlds

History series. Historian Michael Wood charts the Reformation.

The Age of Revolution

6. The Great British Story: A People's History: The Age of Revolution

History series. Michael Wood tells the story of the British Civil Wars.

Industry and Empire

7. The Great British Story: A People's History: Industry and Empire

Michael Wood uncovers the extraordinary tale of the Industrial Revolution.

Modern Britain

8. The Great British Story: A People's History: Modern Britain

Michael Wood takes an overview of events between the jubilees of 1897 and 2012.