Portillo's Empire Journey

Series 1

Series 1, Episode 4 - The USA and Canada

4.0 4 x
How British rule led to armed rebellion in the USA.

Series 1, Episode 3 - South Africa

4.0 10 x
Diamonds, the Anglo-Zulu War and racial division of the land.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Jamaica

4.0 17 x
Michael visits Jamaica, the Caribbean capital of the Empire.

Series 1, Episode 1 - India

3.0 4 x
Michael discovers how Clive of India became Bengal's ruler.

South Africa

3.0 18 x
In South Africa, Michael explores how the lure of riches led Britain into barbaric wars and how the white minority subdued the native black population by dividing the country along racial lines, with devastating consequences.

Jamaica

4.0 20 x
Michael visits Jamaica, the Caribbean capital of the Empire, to reveal how pirates, slaves and sugar allowed Britain to amass the wealth to conquer the world.

India

3.0 12 x
In Kolkota, Michael discovers how Clive of India became the ruler of Bengal, and how Richard Wellesley ruled more territory than Napoleon, and amassed a private army which numbered a quarter of a million.

South Africa

4.5 80 x
In South Africa, Michael explores how the lure of riches led Britain into barbaric wars and how the white minority subdued the native black population by dividing the country along racial lines, with devastating consequences.

Jamaica

4.0 58 x
Michael visits Jamaica, the Caribbean capital of the Empire, to reveal how pirates, slaves and sugar allowed Britain to amass the wealth to conquer the world.

South Africa

4.0 52 x
In South Africa, Michael explores how the lure of riches led Britain into barbaric wars and how the white minority subdued the native black population by dividing the country along racial lines, with devastating consequences.
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