The British

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The British is a 2012 British television series produced by Sky Atlantic. It comprises seven fifty-minute episodes. It covers several major events in the history of Britain throughout the years 43 AD to 1953. Including the Norman Conquest, Industrial... read more

The British is a 2012 British television series produced by Sky Atlantic. It comprises seven fifty-minute episodes. It covers several major events in the history of Britain throughout the years 43 AD to 1953. Including the Norman Conquest, Industrial Revolution and the Queen's Coronation. It stars Russell Brand, Jessie J, and Dame Helen Mirren, and is narrated by Jeremy Irons.It premiered 6 September 2012 on Sky Atlantic.

Original Release

09/07/2012

Cast

Ioan Gruffudd Narrator
Michael Portillo Self - Broadcaster
Neil Faulkner Self - University of Bristol
Helen Mirren Self - Actor
Jeremy Irons Self - Actor
Russell Brand Self - Comedian
Meera Syal Self - Actor and Writer
Tim Roth Self - Actor
Frank Lampard Self - Footballer
Caitlin Moran Self - Columnist and Author
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Treasure Islands Friday, 15 August 2014
2 People Power Friday, 22 August 2014
3 Revolution Friday, 29 August 2014
4 Dirty Money Friday, 05 September 2014
5 Superpower Friday, 12 September 2014
6 Tale of Two Cities Friday, 19 September 2014
7 War and Peace Friday, 26 September 2014

Directors

Marion Milne, Nick Green, Louise Hooper, Jenny Ash

Cast

Ioan Gruffudd Narrator
Michael Portillo Self - Broadcaster
Neil Faulkner Self - University of Bristol
Helen Mirren Self - Actor
Jeremy Irons Self - Actor
Russell Brand Self - Comedian
Meera Syal Self - Actor and Writer
Tim Roth Self - Actor
Frank Lampard Self - Footballer
Caitlin Moran Self - Columnist and Author
Terry Wogan Self - Broadcaster
Kwame Kwei-Armah Self - Playwright
Saul David Self - University of Buckingham
Jeremy Black Self - University of Exeter
Ken Follett Self - Author
Anthony Horowitz Self - Writer
Micky Flanagan Self - Comedian
Lennox Lewis Self - Former World Boxing Champion
Ben Kingsley Self - Actor
Dougray Scott Self - Actor

Producers

Jane Root Executive Producer
Peter Lovering Executive Producer
Phil Craig Executive Producer
Ben Goold Executive Producer
David Wicht Producer
Vlokkie Gordon Producer
Peter McAleese Producer
Jörg Westerkamp Producer
Thomas Becker Producer
Lareine Shea Producer
Michael Lewis Producer
Elena Capurro Producer
Robert Mac Andrew Producer
Anne Williams Producer
Kate Fraser Producer
Imogen Walford Producer
Celine Fitzmaurice Producer

Editors

Matt Lowe, Tom Parsons, Darren Jonusas, Alan Andrews, Andy Worboys, Sebastian Smith

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