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DVD Release Date: August 17th, 2010
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This August, the BBC brings back to DVD the first-ever documentary series from world-renowned historian, Simon Schama (The American Future, Power of Art), with the release – Simon Schama: A History of Britain: Special Edition. Hailed by The New York Times as “extraordinary,” this epic 15-part series illuminates Britain’s rich and colorful history. Utilizing his passionate storytelling prowess, Schama presents Britain’s roots in an accessible format by using everyday analogies that help viewers relate to the past. Spanning 5000 years, A History of Britain bares the roots of Britain’s island story, from its Stone Age origins all the way to the 20th century. Over the course of the series, Schama explores concepts such as the cyclical nature of power and analyzes all levels of society. A must own release for all history enthusiasts, the 6-disc DVD box set features all 15 episodes of the landmark program along with captivating bonus material including a specially recorded promo message from Schama, a 30-minute “making of” special titled Tempus Fugit, an interview with Schama from The Rest of History with Mark Lawson, Schama’s tribute to the great British poet, John Donne, and more.