Similarities and differences of Winston Churchill and George Orwell.
Britain faces the challenges and consequences of running the biggest empire the world has ever seen.
Women work to create a better world in the face of social upheaval.
Radical thinkers; sympathy for the common man; revolution in France; Queen Victoria; technology and industrialization; women in politics, literature, science and art.
British colonization dominates the globe; exploration, exploitation and conflict.
British colonization dominates the globe; impact of the French Revolution; the Industrial Revolution.
Oliver Cromwell; the achievements of arts and science; a new Britain is built around money rather than God.
The English Civil War culminates in the public execution of a king and the creation of a republic.
The relationship between Queen Elizabeth and Mary Queen of Scots; the divine right of kings divides the country.
King Henry VIII defies the pope and makes himself head of the Church of England.
Fundamental changes in the 1500s produce a realm of modernity.
Edward I tries to make Wales, Scotland, Ireland and England into one nation.
The great Norman dynasty tears itself apart.
William the Conqueror's 1066 victory; the Anglo-Norman empire.
Going back in time 4,000 years to discover the world of the prehistoric Britons and their successors.