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’.
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
First Broadcast on BBC4 Sept 2010. Available on DVD.
Story of England is the best thing I have seen on TV for a long time. British Museum