Total War (2001)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Tristram Hunt

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2001

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

The third programme in a four-part series in which Dr Tristram Hunt uses dramatic reconstructions to re-assess the so-called `English Civil War'. In this programme he traces the course of the conflict, when England, Scotland and Ireland are at total war from Cromwell's victory at the battle of Marston Moor up to the surrender of Charles I. Events covered include Cromwell's raising of the New Model Army, the battle of Naseby, the defeat of the king's ally, Montrose in Scotland and Charles' flight in disguise from Oxford.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top