The Mother Tongue | The Story of English

Robert Macneil presents the second programme in this series tracing the history of the English language from its roots to present day.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 54'10''
  • Broadcast year: 1986
Curriculum Connection
  • English Language

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: The Story of English
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: The Mother Tongue