Europe: Them or Us

Radio 4 Today Presenter and the BBC's former political editor Nick Robinson presents an authoritative and impartial two-part series exploring the turbulent history of the UK's relationship with 'Europe' - the Common Market, the EEC and now the EU.

For decades it has divided the public, torn political parties apart, felled prime ministers and baffled, bemused and angered our neighbours in Europe. The question the country has faced again and again is whether we should be partners or spectators, take part in or stand aside from the post-war project of a union of European nations. We have - in other words - struggled with a simple question: does Europe mean ‘them' or ‘us'?

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2016 - 2016)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 2 episodes

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Previous Episode

Voice of the People

Episode 1x02; Apr 19, 2016

This second programme goes behind the closed doors of Whitehall and Brussels to hear from the decision-makers about the twists and turns in Britain's relationship with the EEC, now EU.It examines the way the first European referendum was fought 40 ye

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x02: Voice of the PeopleApr 19, 2016
1x01: An Island ApartApr 12, 2016
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