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Monarchy with David Starkey: Season 2: Episode 5 -- Under the charismatic Oliver Cromwell, Parliament commits a previously unthinkable act: it executes a reigning king. Eventually, the fledgling republic discovers that it needs a monarch after all.


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A history of the English Crown from AD 400 to today.
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David Starkey ... Himself - Presenter (17 episodes, 2004-2007)

Series Directed by
James Burge (2 episodes, 2006-2007)

Mary Cranitch (unknown episodes)
David Hutt (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
David Starkey (1 episode, 2007)

Series Produced by
James Reid .... associate producer (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mark Fielder .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2004)
James Burge .... producer (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Series Original Music by
David Sinclair (5 episodes, 2006)

Andy Price (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Jon Wood (2 episodes, 2006-2007)

Dewald Aukema (unknown episodes)
Douglas Hartington (unknown episodes)
Jeremy Humphries (unknown episodes)
Chris Openshaw (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Peter Brownlee (1 episode, 2004)
Jon Everett (1 episode, 2004)
Denise Perrin (1 episode, 2006)
Jan Cholawo (1 episode, 2007)

John Everett (unknown episodes)
Jane Harris (unknown episodes)
Sue Outlaw (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Hamish MacLeod (3 episodes, 2004)
Series Costume Design by
Jean Arthur (3 episodes, 2004)
Series Art Department
Roger Tarry .... carpenter (5 episodes, 2005)
Series Sound Department
Simon Farmer .... sound (unknown episodes)
George Hitchens .... sound (unknown episodes)
Richard Lambert .... dubbing mixer / sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Roger Long .... sound (unknown episodes)
Gary McIntyre .... dubbing editor / sound editor (unknown episodes)
Kevin Meredith .... sound (unknown episodes)
Matt Vowles .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Hamish MacLeod .... sword master (3 episodes, 2004)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Audrey Aquilina .... assistant camera (1 episode, 2005)
Sam Edmonds .... assistant camera (1 episode, 2006)

Colin Holloway .... gaffer (unknown episodes, 2004)
Series Editorial Department
John Everett .... on-line editor (unknown episodes)
Peter Lynch .... colorist (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Hamish MacLeod .... armourer (3 episodes, 2004)

Brian Bero .... armorer (unknown episodes)

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Also Known As:
50 min (20 episodes) | UK:60 min (6 episodes)
Sound Mix:
Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:G (some episodes)


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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Concise history in brevity, 9 January 2012
Author: ilduce1977 from USA

This is by far the best documentary series on the British monarchy I have had the pleasure of watching. It is well produced, very informative and not full of bluster and bull. Starkey presents the material very well. It is a must have for any fan of history or Anglophile. My only complaint is that the episodes were too short for my taste. I could easily sit through hour and half long episodes. I have watched the series time and time again. As a fan and student of history I highly recommend this series. Sadly however I have only seen the series on Netflix, and they do not as yet have the 3rd and final season of the series. I look forward to them getting it or someone buying the series for me;-)

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