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CASTLES: BRITAIN’S FORTIFIED HISTORY

Three part series exploring the history of UK Castles with historian Dr Sam Willis.

Directors Matt Thomas, Andy Hall 

Series Producer Ben Southwell 

BBC TV 3x 60mins 2014

Episode 1: Instruments of Invasion

The castle soon became a weapon with which unruly barons challenged the crown.

 

Episode 2: Kingdom of Conquest

The story of Edward I, who turned the castle into an instrument of colonisation.

 

Episode 3: Defence of The Realm

How castle ruins took on a unique appeal, embodying a nostalgia for an age of chivalry.