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

The Devil’s Whore (2008): S01E04

Introduction The Devil’s Whore (released as The Devil’s Mistress in North America) is a four-part television series set during the English Civil War, produced by Company Pictures for Channel 4 in 2008. It centres on the adventures of the fictional Angelica Fanshawe and the historical Leveller soldier Edward Sexby and spans the years 1638 to… Read More

The Devil’s Whore (2008): S01E03

Introduction The Devil’s Whore (released as The Devil’s Mistress in North America) is a four-part television series set during the English Civil War, produced by Company Pictures for Channel 4 in 2008. It centres on the adventures of the fictional Angelica Fanshawe and the historical Leveller soldier Edward Sexby and spans the years 1638 to… Read More

The Devil’s Whore (2008): S01E02

Introduction The Devil’s Whore (released as The Devil’s Mistress in North America) is a four-part television series set during the English Civil War, produced by Company Pictures for Channel 4 in 2008. It centres on the adventures of the fictional Angelica Fanshawe and the historical Leveller soldier Edward Sexby and spans the years 1638 to… Read More