In 1937 George Orwell published The Road To Wigan Pier, a book all about poverty and destitution in Northern England during the 1930’s. Undeniably, times were hard and the picture Orwell painted was bleak and depressing… And I’ve been thinking… the situation we’re in today is awfully similar, but oh so very different at the same time.
I’ve decided it’s high time I had a proper holiday… a real one. Time I went off to see the world, as it were. Over the last few years I’ve had a few trips here and there… Bristol and Bolton mainly… But they’ve been only a few days. I’m talking about a proper belter of a holiday… An expedition the likes of which I’ve never been on, a true adventure like every holiday should be… I’m talking about circumnavigating the Irish Sea… BY TRAIN!
So… I finally managed to get through all of British history on film… We’ve had ups, downs, highs and lows… And now it’s time to see what we’ve learned. Starting with what kind of image it presents of British History.
Every journey must end some day and after fifty eight history films, several bonus pieces and countless hours we’ve finally reached the end of the road, the final chapter of the British History Challenge. Here is it where it must end…