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War Walks

Series 2

Episode 2: Bosworth

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professor Richard Holmes travels to historic British sites. He visits the scene of Henry Tudor's victory over King Richard III, which changed the course of British history. Show more

War Walks

Series 2

Episode 3: Battle of Naseby

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Richard Holmes visits Britain's historical sites. He travels to Naseby, where, in 1645, King Charles I lost the decisive battle of the English Civil War. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Holmes
Series Producer:
Mark Fielder

War Walks

Series 2

Episode 4: Boyne

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Richard Holmes visits the site of the Battle of the Boyne, the defeat of James II by William III in 1690, and shows how the battle could have been over before it was fought. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Holmes
Director:
Mark Fielder
Series Producer:
Mark Fielder

War Walks

Series 1

Episode 2: Waterloo

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Military historian Professor Richard Holmes looks at major battles in history. He visits the farms and fields where history hung in the balance at the Battle of Waterloo. Show more

War Walks

Series 1

Episode 3: Mons

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Military historian Richard Holmes looks at some of history's major battles. This programme follows the British retreat from Mons in 1914. Show more

War Walks

Series 1

Episode 5: Arras

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

A journey through six centuries of warfare. Military historian Richard Holmes reviews the strategic importance of the Battle for Arras in 1940. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Holmes
Director:
Steven Clarke

War Walks

Series 2

Episode 1: Hastings

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professor Richard Holmes traces the history of British and Irish warfare through the centuries, visiting the site of William the Conqueror's historic victory. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Holmes
Producer:
Steven Clarke
Series Producer:
Mark Fielder
Director:
Steven Clarke

War Walks

Series 2

Dunkirk

Duration: 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professor Richard Holmes walks the French beaches and breakwaters from which thousands of British troops escaped capture in May 1940. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Rachel Bell
Series Producer:
Mark Fielder
Executive Producer:
Grant Mansfield
Presenter:
Richard Holmes

War Walks

Series 1

Episode 1: Agincourt

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

A journey through six centuries of warfare. Military historian Professor Richard Holmes analyses the Battle of Agincourt. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Mark Fielde
Presenter:
Richard Holmes

War Walks

Series 1

Episode 4: The Somme

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Military historian Richard Holmes looks at some of history's major battles. In this edition he walks through fields where the Battle of the Somme took place. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Holmes

War Walks

Series 2

Blitz

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Richard Holmes traces the events of a night of the Blitz, from the sector control room where the incoming raiders were plotted through to the efforts to save St Paul's. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Holmes
Producer:
Rachel Bell
Series Producer:
Mark Fielder