Civil WarSeason 1
This fascinating docuseries explores the conflict that toppled the English monarchy in the 17th century, only for the crown to be restored a decade later.
- 1. The BreakdownJanuary 6, 200228minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishThe arrogant religious policies of King Charles I divided England, and relations with Parliament cracked under the pressure.
- 2. Taking SidesJanuary 13, 200229min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishEvents across the Irish Sea accelerated war in England as the relationship between Parliament and the king collapsed, dividing the country into Roundheads and Cavaliers.
- 3. Total WarJanuary 20, 200229minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishCromwell's victory at Marston Moor secured his rise to power. In Scotland, the English Civil War degenerated into a brutal clan feud between the MacDonalds and Campbells.
- 4. The EndgameJanuary 27, 200229minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhile the king is held to ransom by Parliament, Cromwell's New Model Army is in Putney debating radical proposals. Charles escapes and reignites the war.