The Making of Modern Britain
06 - Brittania at Bay
The final film in Andrew Marr's epic six-part series charting the events that shaped Britain. Marr concludes his series with a vivid account of Britain in the Second World War, beginning with an examination of the events at Dunkirk. Marr finds some surprising twists to legendary stories, including the fact that the Battle of Britain was not simply a story of reckless bravery, but also a one of lethally efficient command and control.