Kings & Queens on DVD
Partner Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Kings and Queens for 15th September 2003 with a £19.99 retail price. The press release explains more about this Channel 5 documentary series...
KINGS AND QUEEENS is the critically acclaimed Channel 5 series that traces the lives of some of Britain’s most infamous and influential monarchs. First show last year the series was Channel 5 highest rated factual series with over 1.5 million regular viewers.
Now for the first time all 12 episodes are contained in this single video and DVD from Partner Entertainment. Each of the 12 episodes focuses on one monarch beginning and ending with a brief summary of what came before and after.
The 12 monarchs chosen define a key moment in British history – from William of Normandy to Queen Elizabeth II the iconic event of each individual reign is examined. From the battle of Agincourt, the prince’s in the tower, the Spanish Armada through to execution of Charles 1 or the death of Princess Diana – each event is examined in context and relevance to the monarchs reign and it’s effects on British history.
With accurate and lavish reconstruction in the actual locations , the video and DVD is an intimate portrait and concise history of the men and women who through blood, war, politics and religion shaped the Britain of today.
Presented by NIGEL SPIVEY a Cambridge lecturer and published historian. He narrates the story of our bloody royal heritage in an exciting manner and unpretentious manner that brings history alive and illustrates it relevance to today.