Episode 3 | The Monastery
Final part of the documentary series following five men searching for meaning in their lives who have accepted a challenge from the Benedictine monks of Worth Abbey to live according to the monks' rules for 40 days and nights.Tweet
Episode 3 | Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries
Dr Janina Ramirez discovers how the immensely rich and powerful monasteries that had dominated British society for 1,000 years were annihilated in less than five years.
Episode 2 | Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries
Janina Ramirez looks at how monasteries transformed society and rose to a position of immense power, only for sin and corruption to lead to collapse as the medieval period ended.