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About The Show

A look at the Battle of Hastings, exploring the technology and weaponry used and how the Norman Conquest changed England’s history forever.

Episodes

Episode 1

Bannockburn

Looks at the Scottish struggle for independence from England, which spectacularly climaxed with a battle at Bannockburn against a huge English army.

Episode 2

Agincourt

Explores how this 100 Years' War battle saw Henry V's small and exhausted army gain control of Normandy in an incredible reversal of military fortune.

Episode 3

Naseby

Explores how King Charles I's Cavaliers clashed with his own Parliament's Roundheads in the most crucial encounter of the English Civil War.

Episode 4

Blenheim

Looks at how the Duke of Marlborough marched his army 500km across Europe and, with his Austrian allies, defeated a seemingly invincible French army.

Episode 5

Austerlitz

Explores this masterpiece of military strategy as, in a lightning campaign, Napoleon marched his army into the heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Episode 6

Vimy Ridge

Vimy Ridge was an impenetrable fortress and thousands had died trying to attack it, but it took four Canadian divisions just hours to conquer it.