Armada: 12 Days to Save England

2015
30:00

July 15, 2015

Expired 3.0 10 x
Aboard a yacht on the seas of the battle - the English Channel - sailor and historian Dan Snow describes the key characters, weapons and stories of the 12 days of the Armada threat. While vivid dramatic reconstruction will give an intimate look at the ageing and frail monarchs - Elizabeth of England and King Philip II of Spain - as they try to maintain control through their trusted advisors and nervously await the outcome of the invasion attempt.
59:00

3. Endgame

Expired 3.0 10 x
The final episode of a three-part drama-documentary series telling the story of how England came within a whisker of disaster in summer 1588.
59:00

2. The Battle for England

Expired 3.0 17 x
In the second part of a major three-part drama-documentary series, Anita Dobson stars as Elizabeth I, and Dan Snow takes to the sea to tell the story of how England came within a whisker of disaster in summer 1588. Using newly discovered documents, Dan relives the fierce battles at sea and we go behind the scenes in the royal court of Elizabeth as the Spanish fleet prepares for full-on invasion.
59:00

Episode 1

Expired 3.0 24 x
In the first part of a major three-part drama documentary series, Anita Dobson stars as Elizabeth I, and Dan Snow takes to the sea to tell the story of how England came within a whisker of disaster in summer 1588. Newly discovered documents take us right inside the Spanish Armada for the very first time and reveal a missed opportunity that could have spelled the end of Tudor England.
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