Category Archives: Liz Round

History on the Box Vlog: Lucy Worsley’s ‘Six Wives’

This is our first ever History on the Box vlog! We have a very special debate about Lucy Worsley’s ‘Six Wives’ programme, which aired on BBC One in December 2016. The motion for the debate is that ‘Lucy Worsley’s “Six … Continue reading

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The Mayflower Pilgrims: Behind the Myth

First aired: 27 November 2016, 8pm Genre: Documentary / History Broadcaster: BBC Two BOB URL: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/prog/0DE5542D?bcast=123000878 Reviewer: Liz Round This programme purports to show the truth behind the myth of the Mayflower, the ship that took a group of colonists … Continue reading

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London: A Tale of Two Cities with Dan Cruickshank

First aired: 2012 Genre: Documentary Broadcaster: BBC Four URL: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/prog/02A44088?bcast=122439585# Reviewer: Liz Round This programme offers to explore London through a comparison of two different written accounts of the city, one from 1598 (John Stow’s Survey of London), the other … Continue reading

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