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Andrew Marr's History of the World

Andrew Marr sets off on an epic journey through the explosive events, changes, conflicts and triumphs that shaped 70,000 years of human history. From our earliest beginnings in Africa, Marr traces the story of our nomadic ancestors as they spread out around the world and settled down to become the first farmers and townspeople. With spectacular images, compelling characters and incisive narration, this is an epic journey through human history and the story of the world we live in today, featuring dramatic reconstruction, documentary filming around the world and cutting-edge computer graphics.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (2012 - 2012)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 8 episodes

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Previous Episode

Age of Extremes

Episode 1x08; Nov 11, 2012

In the final episode of this landmark series charting the history of human civilisation, Andrew Marr brings the story right up to date with the twentieth century.Marr suggests that humanity found itself propelled forward by our technological brillian

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x08: Age of ExtremesNov 11, 2012
1x07: Age of IndustryNov 4, 2012
1x06: RevolutionOct 28, 2012
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