Michael Wood’s Story of England

History / Michael Wood
ABOUT

Michael Wood tells the story of one place, the Leicestershire village of Kibworth, throughout the whole of English history.

What the press said:

‘Living history is a very difficult thing to make work, especially when it comes to blending scholarship and jollity’.

COMMISSION AND CREW

6 x 1 hour BBC4. Series Producer and Director: Rebecca Dobbs Producer: Sally Thomas Camera: Wayne Derrick and Peter Harvey. Editor: Gerry Branigan. Composer: Howard Davidson

You will never, I venture, see it done as well as it was here. Daily Telegraph

TRANSMISSION AND AVAILABILITY

First Broadcast on BBC4 Sept 2010. Video download available from iTunes. Also available on DVD

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Story of England is the best thing I have seen on TV for a long time. British Museum