Battlefield Ramblings

Episodes

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0101Boudicca's Way2004080620181020 (BBC7)
20181021 (BBC7)
Muriel Gray is joined in East Anglia by father and son, Peter and Dan Snow to walk along the Boudicca Way.

The pair have been walking together since Peter took Dan up a Welsh mountain, when he was just 27 days old. They've since shared a love of history, sailed together across the Atlantic, and bickered occasionally over a map.

Series exploring the areas around our greatest battlefields.

Producer: Lucy Lunt

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004 to coincide with BBC Two's Battlefield Britain.

Muriel Gray explores the history of the East Anglian battlefield with Peter and Dan Snow.

Muriel Gray explores the history of the battlefield with Peter and Dan Snow.

0102Hastings2004081320181027 (BBC7)
20181028 (BBC7)
Muriel Gray is in Hastings to explore the Sussex battlefield with Paul Adams and Julian Humphrys.

BBC defence correspondent Paul Adams's earliest memory is of being lost in the middle of a battle re-enactment at Hastings in 1966. With the help of military historian Julian Humphrys and Muriel Gray, he's aiming not to repeat the experience.

Series exploring the areas around our greatest battlefields.

Producer: Lucy Lunt

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Muriel Gray explores the Sussex battlefield with Paul Adams and Julian Humphrys.

Muriel Gray explores the history of the battlefield with Peter and Dan Snow.

0103Pilleth2004082020181103 (BBC7)
20181104 (BBC7)
Muriel Gray explores the Welsh borders with film director Paul Turner to examine the exploits of Welsh folk hero Owain Glyndwr.

Paul thinks Owain is the perfect subject for a Hollywood epic as he explains the saga of the battle Of Wales.

Series exploring the areas around our greatest battlefields.

Producer: Lucy Lunt

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Muriel Gray explores the exploits of Welsh folk hero Owain Glyndwr.

Muriel Gray explores the history of the battlefield with Peter and Dan Snow.

0104Armada2004082720181110 (BBC7)
20181111 (BBC7)
Muriel Gray walks the sunny South Devon coast with the writer Neil Hanson and debunks a few myths about the Armada en route.

As they cross the cliff tops, they discuss piracy; warning beacons; a succession of Spanish mistakes; and whether Francis Drake really did finish that game of bowls.

Series exploring the areas around our greatest battlefields.

Producer: Lucy Lunt

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Muriel Gray debunks a few myths about the Armada during a walk in Devon.

Muriel Gray explores the history of the battlefield with Peter and Dan Snow.

0105Naseby2004090320181124 (BBC7)
20181125 (BBC7)
Muriel Gray joins Susie Frith and Anne Chapman for a walk around the Northants battlefield

Muriel Gray explores the history of the battlefield with Peter and Dan Snow.

0106The Battle Of The Boyne2004091020181201 (BBC7)
20181202 (BBC7)
Muriel Gray, artist Claidhbh O'Gibne and Geraldine Stout visit the Boyne Valley.

Muriel Gray explores the history of the battlefield with Peter and Dan Snow.

Muriel Gray explores the history of the battlefield with Peter and Dan Snow.

0107Culloden2004091720181208 (BBC7)
20181209 (BBC7)
Muriel Gray remembers the last battle to be fought on British soil - five miles east of Inverness, The Battle of Culloden.

With the historian Hugh Allison and Susanna Pommerening from the local post office.

Series exploring the areas around our greatest battlefields.

Producer: Lucy Lunt

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Muriel Gray remembers the last battle to be fought on British soil.

Muriel Gray explores the history of the battlefield with Peter and Dan Snow.

Muriel Gray explores the history of the battlefield with Peter and Dan Snow.