Charles I: Downfall of a King (2019): S01E03 – The Final Showdown

Introduction Historian Lisa Hilton discovers how, in just fifty tempestuous days, Charles I’s rule collapsed, laying the foundations for civil war, the loss of royal power and, ultimately, the king’s head. Outline Charles I’s duel with politician archenemy John Pym enters its brutal final phase. As his Queen is threatened Charles’ tyrannical dark side rises… Read More

Charles I: Downfall of a King (2019): S01E02- A Nation Divided

Introduction Historian Lisa Hilton discovers how, in just fifty tempestuous days, Charles I’s rule collapsed, laying the foundations for civil war, the loss of royal power and, ultimately, the king’s head. Outline The political duel between Charles I and his politician nemesis John Pym turns revolutionary with mobs intimidating Royalists and the King facing attack… Read More

Charles I: Downfall of a King (2019): S01E01 – Two Worlds Collide

Introduction Historian Lisa Hilton discovers how, in just fifty tempestuous days, Charles I’s rule collapsed, laying the foundations for civil war, the loss of royal power and, ultimately, the king’s head. Outline Following a Catholic uprising in Ireland, in which thousands of Protestants are killed, Parliament passes a vote of no confidence in Charles I’s… Read More

Charles I: Downfall of a King Documentary Series Overview (2019)

Introduction Historian Lisa Hilton discovers how, in just fifty tempestuous days, Charles I’s rule collapsed, laying the foundations for civil war, the loss of royal power and, ultimately, the king’s head. Outline Historian Lisa Hilton reveals how this cataclysmic moment in our nation’s past was sparked by the events of just 50 days. Across three… Read More

Spanish Civil War with Michael Portillo (2017): Part 02

Introduction Michael Portillo presents a compelling two part series on a forgotten, often hidden war, with footage brought back to life in vivid colour. Outline Journalist Michael Portillo presents colour footage of the Spanish Civil War. This never-before-seen footage vividly recounts a war previously seen in black and white. Part 01. Production & Filming Details… Read More

Spanish Civil War with Michael Portillo (2017): Part 01

Introduction Michael Portillo presents a compelling two part series on a forgotten, often hidden war, with footage brought back to life in vivid colour. Outline Journalist Michael Portillo presents colour footage of the Spanish Civil War. This never-before-seen footage vividly recounts a war previously seen in black and white. Part 02. Production & Filming Details… Read More

Secret Wars Uncovered (2020): S01E10 – Gaza

Introduction Secret Wars Uncovered peels back the curtain to illuminate some of the most controversial and important military operations since the Second World War and reveals the facts behind battles we know barely anything about. Outline Through a dissection of some of its deadly skirmishes, see the story behind the Gaza-Israel conflict and the devastating… Read More