A Brief History Of Tax

Ian Hislop presents three programmes telling the curious, convoluted and, frankly, rather bloody tale of Britain's 2000 year old relationship with taxation.

Episodes

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0101The Taxmen20030308
0101The Taxmen20030308
0102The Taxers20030315

People have imposed Draconian taxes on the British over the centuries.

0102The Taxers20030315

People have imposed Draconian taxes on the British over the centuries.

0103 LASTTax Rebels20030322

From the Peasants Revolt to the Fuel Tax demos, there's nothing like a new tax to get the British manning the barricades.

Ian Hislop revisits history's great tax rebellions and asks where they got us.

0103 LASTTax Rebels20030322

From the Peasants Revolt to the Fuel Tax demos, there's nothing like a new tax to get the British manning the barricades.

Ian Hislop revisits history's great tax rebellions and asks where they got us.