The Bayeux Tapestry

A dramatisation of the Bayeux Tapestry, by Simon Armitage and Jeff Young.

Five parts in the daily short drama slot, with the main event in the hour long classic serial slot on Sunday.

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06The Battle Of Hastings20010225

On the ground, there is fear and expectation as ordinary men on both sides prepare for battle.

06The Battle Of Hastings20010225

On the ground, there is fear and expectation as ordinary men on both sides prepare for battle.

01Bosham20010219

A dramatisation of the Bayeux Tapestry, by Simon Armitage and Jeff Young.

Five parts in the daily short drama slot, with the main event in the hour long classic serial slot on Sunday.Harold arrives in Bosham and the air is full of speculation as he waits for a sailing wind.

  • Christopher Eccleston
  • Kirsty Wark
  • directed by - Kate Rowland
  • kevin mcmonagle
  • ndrew tiernan
  • sean mckenzie
  • stephen boxer
  • stephen dillane

  • 01Bosham20010219

    A dramatisation of the Bayeux Tapestry, by Simon Armitage and Jeff Young.

    Five parts in the daily short drama slot, with the main event in the hour long classic serial slot on Sunday.Harold arrives in Bosham and the air is full of speculation as he waits for a sailing wind.

  • Christopher Eccleston
  • Kirsty Wark
  • directed by - Kate Rowland
  • kevin mcmonagle
  • ndrew tiernan
  • sean mckenzie
  • stephen boxer
  • stephen dillane

  • 02Normandy20010220

    Harold arrives in FRANCE and is captured by Count Guy de Ponthieu.

    Rescued by William, Duke of Normandy, the indebted Harold swears an oath of allegiance.

    02Normandy20010220

    Harold arrives in FRANCE and is captured by Count Guy de Ponthieu.

    Rescued by William, Duke of Normandy, the indebted Harold swears an oath of allegiance.

    03The Oath And Edward's Head20010221

    Back in ENGLAND, King Edward dies in his SLEEP, and Harold is anointed his successor.

    03The Oath And Edward's Head20010221

    Back in ENGLAND, King Edward dies in his SLEEP, and Harold is anointed his successor.

    04The Coronation And The Cornet20010222

    Following Edward's death, the streets are thronged with mourners and celebrants, as the funeral and coronation coincide.

    04The Coronation And The Cornet20010222

    Following Edward's death, the streets are thronged with mourners and celebrants, as the funeral and coronation coincide.

    05The Building Of Boats20010223

    The Normans prepare to set sail for ENGLAND, building a fleet on an unparalleled scale.

    Meanwhile, Harold has been fighting the King of Norway.

    05The Building Of Boats20010223

    The Normans prepare to set sail for ENGLAND, building a fleet on an unparalleled scale.

    Meanwhile, Harold has been fighting the King of Norway.