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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 months

Sam Willis traces the history of the weapons that have shaped Britain. He gets a lesson in swordsmanship and finds out what the Bayeux Tapestry reveals about combat. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sam Willis
Producer:
Matt Thomas
Director:
Matt Thomas
Executive Producer:
John Das
Participant:
Hector Cole
Participant:
Jonathan Ferguson
Participant:
Benedict Green
Participant:
Robin Knight
Participant:
Mark Stretton
Participant:
Matthew Strickland
Participant:
Robert Tilney
Participant:
Lisa Traynor