Reel History of Britain

  

Snapshots

Reel History of Britain14/20. Britain's Green and Pleasant Land: Archive footage telling the history of modern Britain. A look back to the 1930s when mechanisation started to change the face of the countryside. [AD,S]Fri, Jan 11, 1:45 PMBBC TWO30 mins
Reel History of Britain13/20. A Right Royal Knees Up: Archive footage telling the history of modern Britain. A look back to 1977 when a huge celebration was taking place in honour of the Queen's Silver Jubilee. [AD,S]Thu, Jan 10, 1:45 PMBBC TWO30 mins
Reel History of Britain11/20. The Birth of the NHS: Melvyn Bragg reveals archive footage telling the history of modern Britain. A look back to 1948 and the formation of the NHS. [AD,S]Tue, Jan 8, 1:45 PMBBC TWO30 mins
Reel History of Britain10/20. Sun, Sea and Sangria: Melvyn Bragg reveals archive footage telling the history of modern Britain. A look back to the 1970s, when British holidaymakers started heading abroad. [AD,S]Mon, Jan 7, 1:45 PMBBC TWO30 mins
Reel History of Britain9/20. The Glory Days of Fishing: Melvyn Bragg reveals archive footage telling the history of modern Britain. Looking at 1920s Great Yarmouth when it had the world's largest herring fleet. [AD,S]Fri, Dec 14, 1:45 PMBBC TWO30 mins
Reel History of Britain8/20. Britain On the Move: Melvyn Bragg reveals archive footage telling the history of modern Britain. A look back to the 1960s when dreams of the open road became real for millions. [AD,S]Thu, Dec 13, 1:45 PMBBC TWO30 mins
Reel History of Britain6/20. Britain's Home Guard: Melvyn Bragg reveals archive footage telling the history of modern Britain. At Osterley Park, Melvyn visits the site of the first Home Guard training school. [AD,S]Tue, Dec 11, 1:45 PMBBC TWO30 mins
Reel History of Britain5/20. The Roaring Twenties: At Cliveden House in Berkshire, Melvyn looks back to the Roaring Twenties. Also in HD. [AD,S]Fri, Nov 9, 1:45 PMBBC TWO30 mins
Reel History of Britain4/20. Britain's Black Diamonds: Melvyn Bragg reveals archive footage telling the history of modern Britain. In south Wales, he looks back to the 1930s and salutes Britain's coal miners. [AD,S]Thu, Nov 8, 1:45 PMBBC TWO30 mins
Reel History of Britain2/20. Britain's First Teenagers: Melvyn Bragg reveals footage telling the history of modern Britain. He looks at when Britain broke free of the burdens of WWII and the teenager was born. [AD,S]Tue, Nov 6, 1:45 PMBBC TWO30 mins