Zulu Wars

HISTORY CHANNEL – Mondays from 5 October, 7.30pm

The stories of the battles in Zululand are forever locked into the public imagination. With the help of Hollywood films and countless books, legends have grown around the principal characters and the main events. Never before has a television series investigated the political and social background to the war or attempted to unravel the hard facts behind the romantic myths that have come to surround the entire episode. This brand new series explores the facts and investigates the truth behind the British Redcoat army’s campaign in Zululand during 1879.