Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain - Season 1 - Episode 1 - Advance Britannia
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Watch Series: Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain Released in (2007) - Season 1 - Episode 1 ,airing date 2007-05-22 produced by UK, The TV Series categorized in Documentary, History, and content rating TV-G with duration 60 min broadcasted as these networks BBC Two, BBC, Streamed at Putlocker & directed by Tom Giles, Robin Dashwood, Fatima Salaria. Andrew Marr revisits Britain in 1945 and finds the country victorious but badly beaten up and nearly bankrupt. With astonishing archive and telling anecdote, he tells the story of Britain's extraordinary struggle for national and cultural survival in the post-war world.
As the newly elected Labour government sets out to build 'New Jerusalem', Britain is forced to hold out the begging bowl in Washington. Back in Britain, Ealing Studios attempts to hold back the tide of Hollywood with a series of very British comedies.
There is a spirit of hope and optimism in the air but the shortage of consumer goods and the British people's growing impatience with austerity threaten to take the country from bankruptcy to self-destruction.
A stirring story of Britain's battle against the odds to retain its world power status.
Date Modified: 2018-04-20 15:43:48
Air Date: 2007-05-22
Year Released: 2007
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