The award-winning story of Britain, from the arrival of Julius Caesar in 55BC to the death of Queen Victoria in 1901. 'Wonderful... This Sceptred Isle has provided one of the greatest treats for listeners in recent years' - Paul Donovan, 'Sunday Times'Christopher Lee's history of Britain provides the definitive radio account of the events and personalities that have shaped our nation. From foreign invasions and war to economic crises and social revolution, this is a compelling journey through centuries of dramatic change.Volume 9, covering the years 1815 to 1837, describes a period of prosperity, wit and elegance as well as scandal, change and social ferment. The Duke of Wellington became Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel began the Metropolitan Police and slavery was abolished in the British Empire.Narrated by Anna Massey, and featuring extracts from Sir Winston Churchill's 'A History of the English-speaking Peoples' read by Peter Jeffrey, 'This Sceptred Isle' is absorbing, informative and essential history.
Product InformationRunning Time: 3hrs Publisher: AudioGO Ltd Series: This Sceptred Isle File Quality: MP3 (256 kbps) Release Date: 01/10/2005 D/L ISBN: 9781405699426
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