The award-winning story of Britain, from the arrival of Julius Caesar in 55BC to the death of Queen Victoria in 1901. 'Wonderful'This Sceptred Isle has provided one of the greatest treats for listeners in recent years.' Paul Donovan, Sunday Times. Christopher Lee's history of Britain provides the definitive radio account of the events and personalities that have shaped our nation. From foreign invasions and war to economic crises and social revolution, this is a compelling journey through centuries of dramatic change. Volume 8 covers the years 1792 to 1815, a time of war all over Europe which created national heroes out of Nelson and Wellington as they battled against Napoleon. Domestically, Pitt the Younger had to cope with an Irish rebellion and a king whose sanity was in serious question.
Christopher Lee is one of the most well-liked Education authors in our selection of audiobooks on AudiobookStore.com. With titles that include This Sceptred Isle, Volume 1: 55 BC-1087 Julius Caesar to William the Conqueror, This Sceptred Isle, Volume 2: 1087-1327 The Making of the Nation and This Sceptred Isle Vol 6: The First British Empire 1702-1760 and most recently This Sceptred Isle: The Dynasties, Volume 3, Lee has a total of 25 audiobooks for you to choose from. While This Sceptred Isle: The Dynasties, Volume 3 is the newest audio book we carry from him, This Sceptred Isle: Empire, Volume 1: 1155-1783 was added to our website in 2005, making it the oldest available title in audio format from Lee on AudiobookStore.com. We offer the Original Staging version of the bestselling This Sceptred Isle, Volume 1: 55 BC-1087 Julius Caesar to William the Conqueror, which is read by the popular audio book narrator Anna Massey. His 25 audiobooks make up over 85 hours of stories for customers to enjoy. For a complete list of Lee's Education audio books, please visit his author page here: Christopher Lee audiobooks.