The Celts (1987– )

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This TV documentary series was produced by the BBC back in 1986 and is about the people known as The Celts who lived in many areas of Europe around 2000 years ago.

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Jorg Biel ...
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Barry Cunliffe ...
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Richard Holmes ...
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Proinsias Mac Cana ...
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Peter Reynolds ...
 Himself (Dr. Peter Reynolds) (1 episode, 1987)
Peter Young ...
 Himself (Brigadier Peter Young) (1 episode, 1987)
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This TV documentary series was produced by the BBC back in 1986 and is about the people known as The Celts who lived in many areas of Europe around 2000 years ago.

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Besides performing some of the soundtrack music and the theme song, Enya also performs two musical numbers during the course of the series: "I Want Tomorrow" and "Aldebaran". The former shows the singer in a very out-of-character context: she plays an evil person with magic powers who goes around blowing up cars by pointing her finger. See more »

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Excellent History of the Celtic People
3 July 2006 | by (Leicester, England) – See all my reviews

Probably the most comprehensive story of the Celtic people ever undertaken, this series examines their history from their earliest archaeological finds, throughout the iron ages and Roman eras, up to modern times. The researchers seem to have left no stones unturned in their search to examine Celtic history.

Sumptuously filmed, probably the best feature of this program is the music from Enya. The title music is really stirring and most of the other music throughout the series is really haunting and beautiful. This program has not been repeated recently and is highly deserving to be enjoyed by a new generation of 13 year olds (the age I was when it first came on.) Watch and enjoy!


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