Dominating the landscape for centuries, ancient cathedrals and abbeys reflect Britain’s turbulent history through their architectural grandeur. Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals explores cathedrals and abbeys found throughout England and Wales, featuring interviews with historians and experts and breathtaking footage filming their legendary facades and soaring interior spaces.
Secrets of Britain's Great Cathedrals Dominating the landscape for centuries, Britain’s ancient cathedrals and abbeys reflect her turbulent history through their significant heritage and architectural grandeur. Intriguing stories of kings and queens, and the huge religious and social upheaval brought about by the English Reformation, wreath these magnificent landmarks in tales of mystery, love, faith and conviction.
Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals explores cathedrals and abbeys found throughout England and Wales in breathtaking 4K footage, featuring incredibly intimate drone, capturing their legendary facades and soaring interior spaces.
Featuring interviews with historians and experts, the 8 episodes with bonus content combine on a 1,500-mile journey, traveling from Durham Cathedral in the north, to Canterbury Cathedral in the south, and across the length of Wales. Plus of course the iconic landmarks of the great city of London, St Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey.
With unprecedented access behind the walls of these spectacular buildings, Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals gives an incredible insight into the most influential cathedrals, abbeys and bishops’ palaces in the country.
Production Year: 2018
Copyright Year: 2018
Narrator: Simon Callow
Number of Discs: 3
Length: 432 minutes
Subtitle Languages: English
Language Track: English
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen