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The British (2012– )
TV Series | Documentary

Series about the 2000 years tumultuous history of Britain. Seven part series with a Journey from the Roman invasion to the coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953.
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Updated Sep 7, 2012

Release date (First episode)
Sep 7, 2012 (United Kingdom)

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53 cast members
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Ioan Gruffudd
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Michael Portillo
Self - Broadcaster Self - Broadcaster   See fewer
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Neil Faulkner
Self - University of Bristol Self - University of Bristol   See fewer
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6
Jeremy Irons
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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6
Helen Mirren
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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6
Russell Brand
Self - Comedian Self - Comedian   See fewer
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5
Saul David
Self - University of Buckingham Self - University of Buckingham   See fewer
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5
Kwame Kwei-Armah
Self - Playwright Self - Playwright   See fewer
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5
Frank Lampard
Self - Footballer Self - Footballer   See fewer
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5
Caitlin Moran
Self - Columnist and Author Self - Columnist and Author   See fewer
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5
Tim Roth
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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5
Meera Syal
Self - Actor and Writer Self - Actor and Writer   See fewer
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5
Terry Wogan
Self - Broadcaster Self - Broadcaster   See fewer
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Jeremy Black
Self - University of Exeter Self - University of Exeter   See fewer
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4
Micky Flanagan
Self - Comedian Self - Comedian   See fewer
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4
Ken Follett
Self - Author Self - Author   See fewer
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4
Anthony Horowitz
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
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4
Tracey Emin
Self - Artist Self - Artist   See fewer
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3
Mike Jackson
Self - Former Head of the British Army Self - Former Head of the British Army   See fewer
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3
Ben Kingsley
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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Lennox Lewis
Self - Former World Boxing Champion Self - Former World Boxing Champion   See fewer
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3
Dougray Scott
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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3
Robert Winston
Self - Imperial College London Self - Imperial College London   See fewer
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3
Benedict Allen
Self - Explorer Self - Explorer   See fewer
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2
Lily Cole
Self - Actress Self - Actress   See fewer
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2
Dan Cruickshank
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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2
Juliet Gardiner
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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Jessie J
Self - Musician Self - Musician   See fewer
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Colin Jackson
Self - Olympic Medallist and Broadcaster Self - Olympic Medallist and Broadcaster   See fewer
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Neil Oliver
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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David Puttnam
Self - Former Film Producer Self - Former Film Producer   See fewer
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Helen Rappaport
Self - Historian / Self - Victorian Historian Self - Historian / Self - Victorian Historian   See fewer
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Richard Reed
Self - Co-founder, Innocent Self - Co-founder, Innocent   See fewer
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Joe Vaz
Gonzalo / William A. Miles Gonzalo / William A. Miles   See fewer
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Kate Allen
Self - Director, Amnesty International Self - Director, Amnesty International   See fewer
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1
Rory Berry
John Swain John Swain   See fewer
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David Carpenter
Self - King's College London Self - King's College London   See fewer
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1
Mark Corby
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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Candice D'Arcy
Amy Johnson Amy Johnson   See fewer
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Jason Delplanque
George Jennings George Jennings   See fewer
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Diarmuid Gavin
Self - Garden Designer Self - Garden Designer   See fewer
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Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina
Self - Self - Brunel University Self - Self - Brunel University   See fewer
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Verity Marshall
News Broadcaster News Broadcaster   See fewer
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Lucy Moore
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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Pascale Neuschäfer
Dorothy Nicholls Dorothy Nicholls   See fewer
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Bruce Oldfield
Self - Fashion Designer Self - Fashion Designer   See fewer
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Marc Pleass
Perth Master of Ceremonies Perth Master of Ceremonies   See fewer
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Gareth Thomas
Self - Former Wales International Rugby Player Self - Former Wales International Rugby Player   See fewer
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Adrian Tinniswood
Self - Author and Historian Self - Author and Historian   See fewer
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Timothy West
Lord Mansfield Lord Mansfield   See fewer
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Anna Whitelock
Self - Royal Holloway, University of London Self - Royal Holloway, University of London   See fewer
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Samuel West
Samuel Pepys Samuel Pepys   See fewer
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Brett Williams
Aurelius (uncredited) Aurelius (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 174 votes