Weekend Warriors

September 2017

S1 Ep6 - The Battle Of Falaise

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Leicester, 2014: US Ranger Steve Pepper has gathered together a crack team of weekend warriors to recreate a pivotal moment in the Battle for Normandy. Stu and Harold will build the tanks. Phil and Andy will provide the troops. And Ian Marshall will...

S1 Ep5 - Arthur At Battle Of Legend

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Sometime around 500AD, the Romano-British defeated the Saxon invaders at a place called Mount Badon. In the centuries that followed, that victory was linked to the name of a hero - Arthur. Now, on a wet weekend in Wiltshire, Dan and Matt have gather...
August 2017

S1 Ep4 - The Siege Of Marlborough

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1215: King John faces a rebellion of his barons and needs to get back to London. But the castle of Rochester stands in his way. In the brutal siege that follows, he pounds the walls with artillery, assaults the outer bailey and digs a mine beneath t...

S1 Ep3 - The Norman Siege Of Rochester

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The prosperous market town of Marlborough is about to become an early victim of the English Civil War. Loyal to the Roundhead Army of Parliament, the townsfolk have no choice but to barricade the town and brace for the oncoming might of King Charles...

S1 Ep2 - Gathering Of The Vikings

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In 1014, the Irish king Brian Boru destroyed a Viking army at the Battle of Clontarf and ended Viking rule in Ireland. One thousand years later, Weekend Warrior Barry has gathered Viking re-enactors from all over the world to restage this famous bat...

S1 Ep1 - Wellington At Vitoria

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This six-part series takes a totally immersive look at life and death on the battlefield during some of the most famous battles in history, through the ultimate living historians - the Battle Re-enactors. In June 1813, the Duke of Wellington smashes...