A History of Britain (2000–2002)

TV Series  -   -  Documentary | History
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 490 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 4 critic

A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 14 May 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 24 Sep 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 17 Aug 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 16 Apr 2013
 
list image
a list of 28 titles
created 18 Aug 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A History of Britain (2000–2002)

A History of Britain (2000–2002) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A History of Britain.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
2002   2001   2000  
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Guns, Germs and Steel (TV Series 2005)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A PBS documentary concerning Jared Diamond's theory on why there is such disparity between those who have advanced technology and those who still live primitively. He argues it is due to ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Coyote, Jared Diamond
Monarchy with David Starkey (TV Series 2004)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A history of the English Crown from AD 400 to today.

Stars: David Starkey, Tony Cottrell, Gerard Hayling
Barbarians (TV Series 2006)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Stars: Terry Jones, Peter Heather, Joseph Balint
History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A thirteen hour series which focuses on the Germanic, Britannic and other barbarian tribal wars with Rome which ultimately led to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. This series is ... See full summary »

Stars: Leif Anders, Paul Bicknell, Andre de Nesnera
The Story of India (TV Mini-Series 2007)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Historian Michael Wood visits places and interviews experts all over India to cover the great chapters of the subcontinent's long and impressive history. These include the racial make-up ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Wood
New York: A Documentary Film (TV Series 1999)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 ... See full summary »

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Louis Armstrong, Mrs. Vincent Astor
How Art Made the World (TV Series 2005)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Nigel Spivey, Dominic Ffytche, James David Lewis-Williams
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Documentary series retracing the journey of Alexander the Great across sixteen countries.

Stars: Michael Wood
The Story of the Jews (TV Series 2013)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stars: Simon Schama
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Andrew Marr's History of the World is a 2012 BBC documentary television series presented by Andrew Marr that covers 70,000 years of world history from the beginning of human civilisation, ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrew Marr, Pierre Marais, Aubrey Shelton
The Death of Yugoslavia (TV Series 1995)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Stars: Blagoje Adzic, Jasushi Akashi, Milan Aksentijevic
The American Future: A History (TV Mini-Series 2008)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Stars: Simon Schama, John McCain, Barack Obama
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Simon Schama ...
 Presenter / ... (14 episodes, 2000-2002)
Edit

Storyline

A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I istoria tis M. Vretanias  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(16 episodes)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

What a fabulous series!
12 August 2009 | by (China) – See all my reviews

Simon Schama is not a revisionist; he's a reviver; a magical veterinarian, who has resuscitated a dead horse. And that's not simple. Kudos to Simon Schama and his fabulous series. A History of Britain is exactly that: a history, not the history. It's entertaining, exactly what the teaching of history should be; it bakes, rendering couch potatoes unstrung; and it's downright riveting. The BBC have always produced the best in documentary programming, and A History of Britain does not disappoint. If you have to beg, borrow or steal, it is highly recommended that anyone with half a brain dash off and purchase this jewel. Thank you and goodnight.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD differences? Brother_William
Grandma robstorr1980
Discuss A History of Britain (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?