Historian Dan Jones explores the millennium of history behind six of Great Britain's most famous castles: Warwick, Dover, Caernarfon, the Tower of London, Carrickfergus, and Stirling.

Docudrama series with author Dan Jones.

2 of 5 people found this review helpful. When I'm not plotting my next book, I watch movies and television programs, both new and old, on Acorn TV, Amazon, BritBox, Hulu, Apple TV, and Netflix. Let’s face it – I hated history. This award-winning documentary follows an elderly couple, Alisoun and Sandy, that has lived in a beloved Scottish castle for four decades. Though I have personally seen Dover Castle perched upon the hill from the beach, I’ve never visited. They fill that hunger to learn about England, making it interesting. With Simon Delaney, Dave Swift, Marcus Seoige, Ned Kelly.

We’re going to take a look at whether it’s streaming on Netflix in any region and whether or not we think the show is on the cards for a Netflix appearance in the future. The history of this grand 500-year-old palace is inextricably tied to the lavish lifestyle of King Henry VIII and the doomed fates of his six wives. It’s been a bit of a rough couple of months for PBS titles on Netflix. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Afterward, I spread kernels.Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.No portion of this website may be copied or quoted without the express written permission of the author.New Netflix Original Series For 2016: Mark These Premiere Dates A series about Henry VIII and his wives, chronicling the ups and downs in his marriages and how they shaped his reign as King and ultimately the face of Britain. She certainly gives us a lesson in acceptance and forgiveness. Inside the stone walls, you learn about the great architecture and impenetrable fortresses, but also the interesting lives of the early rulers of England.What makes this series great is its narrator, Dan Jones. Full list of past and current PBS shows. Here’s a rundown of what’s leaving. Another good series is So tune in on Netflix for an interesting look at the castles we will probably never visit.

My favorite is British television, because I think the Brits are the best when it comes to drama and mystery. He roams the nearby landscape, climbs the circular stairs to the tower, crawls into the bowels of dungeons, and visits the chapels where some of the names of history were slashed with swords and brutally murdered.However, it’s not just a boring recitation of documentary information, it’s also acted by individuals, dressed in period costumes as the kings, queens, and famous figures of the day who built, lived, and conquered the castles. item 1. In my spare time when I'm not plotting my next book or pounding the keyboard, I usually attempt to write a review for whatever catches my fancy on television or the big screen. Netflix will continue to churn out original films, TV shows, and comedy specials in the new year, and already there's a lot on the schedule The question as to whether Castle is streaming on Netflix has become a bigger one in recent months as the highly respected Castle has now been cancelled after 8 long seasons. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. I would love to see Warwick Castle one day.Documentaries like these remind us of the blood shed to form the United Kingdom, but the poppies on display at the Tower of London in 2014 remind us of the blood shed to keep a nation.Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:I'm an author who loves to write. Post navigation

Was this review helpful to you? Afterward, I write reviews and scatter popcorn kernels. Historian Lucy Worsley visits the time of Henry VIII and tells the story of his six successive wives. A terrific look at the majestic history of Ireland presented with the gifted storyteller style you would expect from the Irish perspective. He’s a historian and newspaper columnist, as well as a fine looking bloke who does all the hard climbing and squeezing through holes for his viewers. Each episode concentrates of the history of a grand stately home in Britain. Posted on April 15, 2016 April 16, 2016 by Admin Posted in Documentary, NetFlix Series, Reviews Tagged Britian's Bloddiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets, Caernarfon Castle, Carrickfergus Castle, Dan Jones, Dover Castle, Netflix, Secrets of Great British Castles, Stirling Castle, Tower of London, Warwick Castle.
Perhaps, I would have actually enjoyed memorizing all those dates and places.Dan Jones is a great narrator of history, making each visit fascinating. I have no idea why we didn’t have men like Dan Jones teaching 10th-grade history in high school.
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