2005, Other
The stories behind some of Britain's cathedrals.

Episode Guide

  • Cathedral - Fire at York (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Fire at York

    Nonconformist Jonathan Martin sets fire to York Minster to protest against the clergy; John Browne sets out to find out how the cathedral was designed and built.

  • Cathedral - Rebellion at St. Giles (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Rebellion at St. Giles

    The battle for the High Kirk of Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • Cathedral - Flood at Winchester (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Flood at Winchester

    William Robert Walker risks his life to save Winchester Cathedral when it begins to sink into the swamp on which it was built.

  • Cathedral - Redemption at Lincoln (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Redemption at Lincoln

    The cathedral that Hugh of Avalon rebuilt continues to dominate Lincoln's horizon 800 years later.

  • Cathedral - Murder at Canterbury (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Murder at Canterbury

    The first Gothic cathedral to be built in Britain, Canterbury was rebuilt as a shrine to the murdered archbishop Thomas Becket.