Title: This Sceptred Isle Collection 2: 1702 - 1901
Publisher: BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
Book Condition: New
Tells the story of Britain from the Romans to the death of Victoria. This is the radio account of the events and personalities that have shaped our nation. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JF; 3JH; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 138. . . 2016. Unabridged. Audio CD. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781785292279
The final five volumes from the landmark BBC radio series This Sceptred Isle. Christopher Lee's epic history tells the story of Britain from the Romans to the death of Victoria. This collection includes the original volumes 6-10. 1702-1760: The First British Empire: The reign of George I; Britain's first Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, and the first rendition of Rule Britannia. 1760-1792: The Age of Revolution: The Industrial Revolution begins; America declares independence and France is rocked by social and politicalupheaval. 1792-1815: Nelson, Wellington and Napoleon War in Europe; the introduction of Income Tax; and England is victorious in the Battle of Trafalgar. 1815-1837: Regency and Reform: The Prince of Wales becomes George IV; Sir Robert Peel creates the Metropolitan Police and slavery is abolished in the British Empire. 1837-1901: The Age of Victoria: Victoria's 64-year reign encompasses huge social changes; Britain expands her empire and the Labour Party is founded. Narrated by Anna Massey, with extracts from Sir Winston Churchill's A History of the English-speaking Peoples read by Peter Jeffrey, this is the definitive radio account of the events and personalities that have shaped this nation. Duration: 14 hours approx.
About the Author:
Christopher Lee is a British writer, historian and broadcaster, best known for writing the radio documentary series This Sceptred Isle for the BBC. He is the author of a study of the British monarchy and its future, and his book on Royal Ceremony and Regalia. He is also the writer of more than 100 Radio 4 plays and series.
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