In this six-part series we bring forgotten battlefields back to life using a combination of great storytelling and poignant archive. Talking to Britain’s most passionate historians we will delve into the most up-to-date understanding of how the events of six battles played out. Retracing the footsteps of kings, peasants and heroic warriors on their route to battle, we relive the nervous moments before battle commences. Entering the field and pinpointing the battle site we learn how the very land beneath our feet affected the outcomes of these iconic, turning point events. Combining drone footage with simple, yet effective, graphics we illustrate the tactical nuances and moments of genius that secured one side’s victory.
Series 1: 6x60 | HD | 2020