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“Delightful and informative” —San Francisco Chronicle
See this U.K. broadcast edition with episodes not seen on PBS documenting a 1,500-year history of power, passion and glory.
In this captivating 16-part series, Starkey advances a unifying narrative—the dynamic tension between authoritarian order and rule by consent of the governed—that makes Britain unique among the world’s nations.
An honorary fellow at Cambridge University and a member of London’s Society of Royal Antiquaries, David Starkey (CBE) has taught history at the London School of Economics, written more than a dozen books, and presented many acclaimed television documentaries.
I have watched this multiple times and it never gets old...pretty funny since its' about historical events and people. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Deena Rae
We enjoyed the series - it contains a LOT of information and we will need to watch it several times!Published 1 month ago by Nancy Svacha
outstanding dvd, if you like English-British history, definately worth getting.Published 2 months ago by Vin Hudson
David Starkey is an outstanding scholar who holds your interest throughout the program. Understanding the history of the British Monarchy can be difficult, but Starkey's lectures,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Reader
As an historian and history major study western civilization I found this series to be very helpful . It was quite entertaining too.Published 4 months ago by Maura
The information and stories are wonderful, as well as the reenactments. Please keep in mind though that this series was written by those that believe in Britain's ultimate right. Read morePublished 5 months ago by R. Zentmyer
Overall quite good, but some of the musical performances are disappointing.Published 5 months ago by James Bynum