Episode guide

Andrew Marr's History of the World

Series 1

Andrew Marr's History of the World

  • Andrew Marr's History of the World, 1

    Journalist Andrew Marr begins an epic journey through 70,000 years of human history. Marr traces the story of our nomadic ancestors from their earliest beginnings in Africa.

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  • Andrew Marr's History of the World, 2

    A history of mankind. Andrew Marr explains how the world's first empires - from the Assyrians to the Ancient Greeks - inspired human development, including democracy.

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  • Andrew Marr's History of the World, 3

    An absorbing account of human history. A look at the religious revolutions that took place between 300 BC and 700 AD, including the swift rise of Christianity.

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  • Andrew Marr's History of the World, 4

    The incredible story of human civilisation. Fearsome warriors such as the Vikings and Genghis Khan feature as Andrew Marr reveals all about life in the Middle Ages.

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  • Andrew Marr's History of the World, 5

    An epic history series chronicling human development. The rise of global capitalism began when Columbus stumbled upon America and the Spanish colonised the New World.

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  • Andrew Marr's History of the World, 6

    Landmark history series. Andrew Marr explores the Age of Revolution in the 1600s and 1700s, when the US rebelled against British rule and France deposed their aristocracy.

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  • Andrew Marr's History of the World, 7

    A magnificent account of mankind through the ages. Andrew Marr explains how the Industrial Revolution shaped the modern world as we know it - and led to World War I.

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  • Andrew Marr's History of the World, 8

    Andrew Marr brings man's extraordinary history right up to date with a look at our key achievements in the 20th century. What does the future have in store for us?

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