History -- UK - Empire, Canada, Australia, NZ

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1. The Birth of Empire: The East India Company (2014– )

98 min | Documentary

Dan Snow travels through India in the footsteps of the company that revolutionized the British lifestyle and laid the foundations of today's global trading systems. 400 years ago British ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Snow, Robert Hutchinson, Zareer Masani, Subbiah Muthiah

Votes: 51

2. Britain and the Sea (2013– )

59 min | Documentary

David Dimbleby explores the historical roots of Britain's relationship with the sea. Braving all weather, he sails across some of Britain's most beautiful coastlines to chart the different ... See full summary »

Stars: David Dimbleby, Stanley

Votes: 14

3. Empire (2012– )

Not Rated | 303 min | Documentary

Written and presented by English broadcaster, journalist, and author Jeremy Paxman, this richly detailed documentary follows the rise of the British Empire. At its height, the small island ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeremy Paxman, Sara Agassi, Salam Al Atrash, Sadiq Al-Mahdi

Votes: 111

4. Empire of the Seas (2010– )


Historian Dan Snow presents Empire of the Seas a four-part series charting the remarkable story of the role the Royal Navy played in Britain's struggle for modernity - a grand tale of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Snow, Mark Fearn, Aryan Klein, Neil Mogridge

Votes: 92

5. Empire's Children (2007– )

60 min | Documentary, History

British celebrities discover how the legacy of imperialism has affected modern Britain and their sense of national identity.

Stars: Richard Armitage, Chris Bisson, Jenny Eclair, Shobna Gulati

Votes: 9

6. Victoria's Empire (2007– )

58 min | Documentary

Victoria Wood is on a mission: to visit the most intriguing places in the world named after Victoria, Queen of the old British Empire. And we're not just talking the London coach station ... See full summary »

Stars: Victoria Wood, Les Hiddins, Freddie McGregor, Lindsay Perigo

Votes: 33

8. The British Empire in Colour (2002– )

150 min | Documentary

The British Empire in Colour is a major three part series that examines the history and experience of the British Empire, form the perspectives of both the rulers and the ruled. Using ... See full summary »

Star: Art Malik

Votes: 53

12. Let's Talk English (2014– )

24 min | Reality-TV

Let's Talk English is a variety-style program with 6-7 features per episode designed to help viewers learning English improve their communication skills - speaking, listening, reading, vocabulary, grammar and cultural knowledge.

Stars: Andrew Phung, Nina Sudra, Jessica Zhang, Renee Amber

Votes: 7

13. The History of the English Language: Second Edition (2008 Video)


Professor Seth Lerer lectures on the history of the English language, from its earliest roots to its modern forms, and includes lively commentary on American English.

Star: Seth Lerer

Votes: 5

14. Do You Speak American? (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 168 min | Documentary

Journalist Robert MacNeil travels across the USA to observe the current state of the spoken American English language.

Director: William Cran | Stars: Robert MacNeil, Orlagh Cassidy, Tom Ammiano, Kirk Arnott

Votes: 69

15. The Adventure of English (2002– )

65 min | Documentary, History

The history of the English language.

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Michael Cronin, David Gwillim, Mark Saban

Votes: 200

16. The Story of English (1986– )

60 min | Documentary

A PBS documentary detailing the development of the English language. Initially arising as a mix of Gaelic, Norse and Saxon, the language gradually developed its own distinctive ... See full summary »

Stars: John Barton, Richard Bebb, Penny Downie, Peter Hall

Votes: 129

17. Canada: A People's History (2000– )

120 min | Documentary, History

A dramatized comprehensive survey of the history of Canada.

Stars: Maggie Huculak, Lorne Cardinal, Eric Peterson, Nigel Bennett

Votes: 289

18. Origins: A History of Canada (1987– )


A comprehensive survey of the history of Canada from Native American settlement to the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885.

Stars: Chantal Beauregard, Fred Napoli

19. The Other Side of the Ledger: An Indian View of the Hudson's Bay Company (1972)

42 min | Short

In 1970, Canada and the United Kingdom celebrated the 300th anniversary of the Hudson's Bay Company, but the event was not a happy one for many Canadian Indians. This documentary shows the ... See full summary »

Directors: Martin Defalco, Willie Dunn | Star: George Manuel

Votes: 8

20. Australia: The Story of Us (2014–2015)

Documentary, History

The series looks back at some of the people, places and events that have shaped the country over the last 40,000 years.

Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Tim Flannery, Tim Costello, Andrew O'Keefe

Votes: 52

21. The Story of Australia (2013– )


A documentary on the heritage, diverse culture, industry, enterprise and unique natural features of Australia.

Votes: 6

22. Tony Robinson's Time Walks (2012– )


Tony Robinson brings his inquisitive storytelling approach to Australia's diverse suburbs and towns. His mission is to uncover the hidden history that lies behind, below and above the ... See full summary »

Star: Tony Robinson

Votes: 34

23. Immigration Nation: The Secret History of Us (2011– )

168 min | Documentary, History

This is the untold story of an immigration nation. A century long struggle to create a truly multicultural Australia.

Star: Deborah Kennedy

Votes: 19

24. The Making of Modern Australia (2009– )


The Making of Modern Australia is a landmark social history series that tells the big stories of post-war Australia through the eyes and the personal archives of those that lived it - the people of Australia themselves.

27. Trailblazers: The New Zealand Story (2017)

60 min | Documentary

Thirty years ago New Zealand was on the verge of economic collapse. Today, the country is a driving force in international trade, economic leadership, healthy environmental practices, and ... See full summary »

Directors: James Tusty, Maureen Castle Tusty | Stars: Roger Beattie, Don Brash, Robert Butson, Bill Cashmore

Votes: 8

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