As part of ERA’s commitment to helping licence holders make best use of the material available to them, we have decided to start highlighting our ‘top pick’ each week. We’re hoping to reveal multiple educational uses for a single episode, series, or film with enough time to act as a ‘heads up’ for teachers to be able to record, or access the material.
Britain’s Bloody Crown (starting Thursday 7th of January, 8pm on Channel 5) explores the War of the Roses. Historian Dan Jones tells the story of the houses of York and Lancaster through dramatic re-enactments, sure to enliven students post-Christmas holidays.
In Our Time: The War of the Roses (BBC Radio 4)
Clip: The Women of the War of the Roses, from The Real White Queen and Her Rivals (BBC2)
Clip: The Battle of Tewkesbury from The Real White Queen and Her Rivals (BBC2)