• This Sceptred Isle

  • The Twentieth Century 1919-1939
  • By: Christopher Lee
  • Narrated by: Anna Massey, Robert Powell
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Original Recording Audiobook
  • Release date: 05-23-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (7 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Here is the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series of the story of Britain, from the start of the 20th century to the present day. Christopher Lee's history of Britain, This Sceptred Isle, provided the definitive radio account of the British nation from the arrival of Julius Caesar to the death of Queen Victoria. This Sceptred Isle: The Twentieth Century continues the story, taking us through decades of whirlwind change and technological advancement in a diverse and colourful country on the brink of a new millennium.
Volume 2, covering the years 1919-1939, looks at a Britain ravaged by war and at the mercy of millions of striking workers. It also takes in the lighter side of life in the 1920s and 30s, including the first loaf of bread going on sale and the glory days of Fred Perry.
(P)1999 BBC Audiobooks Ltd.
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