How the Celts Saved Britain

Provocative two-part documentary in which Dan Snow blows the lid on the traditional Anglo-centric view of history and reveals how the Irish saved Britain from cultural oblivion during the Dark Ages.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Four (2009 - 2009)
Schedule: Mondays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 2 episodes

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Episode 1x02; Jun 1, 2009

How Irish missionaries brought literacy and technology to Scotland and England.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x02: SalvationJun 1, 2009
1x01: A New CivilisationMay 25, 2009
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