Story of Europe
Double Episode Premieres Saturday 1 December at 8.35pm
Presented by Australian historian Sir Christopher Clark, this ground-breaking series tells the story of Europe in six glossy episodes exploring different chapters of its eventful history.
It’s a journey through time and across space, from physical beginnings to the first human settlers, the evolution of European culture and religion, historical achievements in exploration, technology and politics, and a daring look at the continent’s present and future. Europe has been at the heart of world events for thousands of years and laid the foundations for much of modern society worldwide, while its perpetually fluctuating landscapes, climate, fauna and flora has shaped its own story. This series explores different aspects of the continent’s incredible history, always set against the bigger picture. Stunning photography, pertinent questions and surprising insights paint a mesmerising portrait of Europe.