Rebels and Redcoats: How Britain Lost America

  • 2004
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A four-hour history of the American revolution from a British point of view, specifically that of military historian Richard Holmes, who terms it `a bloody civil war' fought mostly for economic reasons as he travels from battlefield to battlefield (his commentary is supplemented by re-creations). A coproduction of BBC Wales, Britain's Granada Television (more…)

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Season 1 Episode Guide

The World Turned Upside Down

Season 1, Episode 4

June 30, 2004

The War Moves South

Season 1, Episode 3

June 30, 2004

American Crisis

Season 1, Episode 2

June 23, 2004

The Shot Heard Around the World

Season 1, Episode 1

June 23, 2004

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  • Premiered: June 23, 2004
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A four-hour history of the American revolution from a British point of view, specifically that of military historian Richard Holmes, who terms it `a bloody civil war' fought mostly for economic reasons as he travels from battlefield to battlefield (his com… (more)

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