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.