While the lives and dramas of queens and kings often take center stage in history, the four-part series The History of Britain reveals the other side of the story through the lives of ordinary people. Host Tony Robinson explores notable eras with an eye for fascinating events, compelling personalities, and sometimes odd jobs.
February 2 – The History of Britain: Episode 1 (45 minutes)
February 9 – The History of Britain: Episode 2 (44 minutes)
February 16 – History of Britain: Episode 3 (44 minutes)
February 23 – History of Britain: Episode 4 (45 minutes)
Books Related to Winter Series: The (Other) History of Britain
The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women: A Social History, by Elizabeth Norton
How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life, by Ruth Goodman