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  1. 1066: A Year to Conquer England (2017)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180 minutes), £19.99

    Three part drama-documentary series about the events of 1066 presented by Dan Snow, who paints a picture of the events leading up to the battle of Hastings, events which saw the Anglo-Saxon world swept...

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  2. David Starkey’s the Churchills (2017)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 135 minutes), £19.99

    Documentary series. Historian David Starkey presents a three-part series which tells the story of how the military exploits of his ancestor, John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, influenced and inspired...

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  3. David Starkey’s Music & Monarchy (2017)

    Subject
    History; Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 135 minutes), £7.99

    Presented by renowned historian David Starkey, this BBC series reveals how British kings and queens shaped the story of the nation’s music as patrons and taste makers, and even as composers and performers....

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  4. Rome: Empire Without Limit (2016)

    aka: Mary Beard’s Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit

    Subject
    Classical studies; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 235 minutes), £14.99

    Mary Beard presents a four part investigation into ancient Rome, exploring the myths and origins of the city, the physical world of the Roman Empire, identity and citizenship within the Roman Empire and,...

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  5. Britain’s Bloody Crown (2016)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180 minutes), £16.99

    Historian Dan Jones tells the story of the Wars of the Roses.

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  6. Long Shadow (2016)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 150 minutes), £19.99

    BBC documentary with historian David Reynolds who travels Europe exploring the very long historical shadow cast by World War I. Travelling from Slovenia to the Sudetenland, and from Belfast to Berlin, he...

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  7. Race for the White House (2016)

    Subject
    American Studies; History; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 270 minutes), £19.99

    This docudrama, narrated by Kevin Spacey, unravels some of America’s most significant presidential elections. Using archive footage, interviews with candidates, key players, historians and experts, along...

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  8. Young Pope, The (2016)

    Director
    Paolo Sorrentino
    Subject
    Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 544 minutes), £14.99

    Lenny Belardo, aka Pius XIII, is the first American Pope in history. Young and charming, his election might seem the result of a simple and effective media strategy by the College of Cardinals. But, as we...

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  9. British Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld (2014)

    aka: British Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld, Series 1 & 2

    Director
    Bruce Burgess; Chris Matthews
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 450 minutes), £24.99

    Documentary programme presented by crime author Bernard O’Mahoney that seeks to provide an insight into some of the most feared criminals in the UK. Men such as the Kray brothers, Paul Ferris, Frankie...

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  10. Britain’s Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets (2014)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 240 minutes), £7.99

    Historian Dan Jones presents his account of the early Plantagenets, beginning with Henry II and culminating with Richard II.

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