Andrew Marr's the Making of Modern Britain - Episode 01: A New Dawn
BBC, Chris Granlund, Robin Dashwood, Andrew Marr (presenter)
Added: Feb 6th 2012
Rating: 4.5 out of 2 votes
Andrew Marr provides an insight into Britain at the dawn of the 20th century, highlighting the key moments of the era with archive footage and vivid anecdotes. In the first installment, he takes a look back at the country mourning the death of Queen Victoria, fighting against the Boers in South Africa, and enjoying the music hall. There are also stories of political intrigue, the beginning of the struggle for women's suffrage, and how a meeting between Mr Rolls and Mr Royce started a revolution in motoring.