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Release Date:
9 February 2004 (UK) See more »
Plot:
Terry Jones hosts this series that looks at the real facts about the Middle Ages and its roots.
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
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(3 articles)
TV highlights 23/10/2013
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Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death; Fat for Cash – TV review
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TV highlights 09/10/2013
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Cast

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Terry Jones ... Presenter (8 episodes, 2004)
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Series Directed by
Nigel Miller (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Terry Jones (1 episode, 2004)

Series Produced by
Alan Aleira .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Krishan Arora .... executive producer: BBC (unknown episodes)
Paul Bradshaw .... series producer (unknown episodes)
Nicolas Kent .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Annabel Lee .... line producer (unknown episodes)
Nigel Miller .... producer (unknown episodes)
Clare Mottershead .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Vanessa Phillips .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
David Mitcham (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Mike Coles (unknown episodes)
Patrick Duval (unknown episodes)
Lawrence Gardner (unknown episodes)
Peter Harvey (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Ian Arwas (unknown episodes)
Russell Crockett (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Heidi Miller (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Isabel While .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Jacqui Loton .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Rachel Shadick .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Deborah Kent .... props assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Aidan McCarthy .... sound effects editor (3 episodes, 2004)

Simon Firsht .... sound (unknown episodes)
Geoff Price .... sound (unknown episodes)
Damian Reynolds .... dubbing mixer (unknown episodes)
Jeff Richardson .... dubbing editor (unknown episodes)
Keith Rodgerson .... sound (unknown episodes)
Chris Syner .... sound (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Barrs .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Anna Franklin .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Richard Cradick .... on-line editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Alixe Bovey .... consultant: still photography (unknown episodes)
Catherine Cooper .... researcher (unknown episodes)
Alan Ereira .... script consultant (unknown episodes)
Cathy Featherstone .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Faye Getz .... historical consultant (unknown episodes)
Kate Harding .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Josh Keys .... researcher (unknown episodes)
Marc Tilley .... researcher (unknown episodes)
 

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UK:240 min (8 episodes)
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
The Kind Of Documentary I Prefer, 13 March 2008
Author: (dumbpoet69) from United States

I was a little put off by the other commenter when they spoke of the playful nature of this series because I generally prefer my facts to be undiluted. Unfortunately comedic documentaries tend to blur the line between fact and fiction to the point where the more extreme facts seem doubtful and certainly wouldn't hold up in conversation.

However, this series does a fantastic job of keeping the subject light hearted while still being dense with facts. The general structure of each episode is a brief introduction to the "stereotype" and then the rest of the episode focuses on deconstructing that stereotype, sometimes even showing where the misconception came from.

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