Great British Commanders

HISTORY CHANNEL – Wednesdays from 1 April, 6.30pm

Fascinating historical biography series about six of the greatest military commanders Great Britain has ever produced. The internationally known characters cover a range of historical periods, and each had an enormous influence on British history. The series is presented by enthusiastic and engaging military expert Major Gordon Corrigan. Though each episode is stand alone, across the series Corrigan also address broader questions about what makes a great commander, allowing modern parallels to be drawn. Commanders featured are Henry V, the Duke of Marlborough, Admiral Nelson, General Douglas Haig, Oliver Cromwell and the Duke of Wellington.