Legends of Power with Tony Robinson

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  • 2003
  • 1 Season

Famed British presenter Tony Robinson delves into the turbulent lives of history's most dynamic leaders. This groundbreaking series explores the brilliant reforms, the brutal conflicts, the grand successes and colossal failures of England's Richard III and Roman Emperors Julius Caesar, Caligula and Nero.

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Robin Hood
9. Robin Hood
February 9, 2003
Tony Robinson sets out to sift the fact from the fiction on whether Robin Hood, the legendary dispossessed nobleman hiding out in Sherwood Forest actually existed.
Braveheart
8. Braveheart
February 9, 2003
We all know the story of William Wallace. Now, Tony Robinson seeks out the truth behind the legend. The warrior who freed Scotland.
Boudica
7. Boudica
February 9, 2003
Tony Robinson continues his quest to uncover the real lives and histories behind some of our greatest legendary heroes. In this episode, he goes in search of the first iron lady of Britain - Boudica.
King Harold
6. King Harold
February 9, 2003
Tony Robinson reveals the real story behind the last great Anglo Saxon king. There was a lot more to Harold than just being the loser at the Battle of Hastings. Harold was also known to be a very charismatic leader.
Nero
5. Nero
December 9, 2003
With a very well-connected childhood, Nero came to power at just 16 years old, and this new emperor was treated like a rock star. But away from the adulation, his life was wrapped in tragedy. As his corruption grew so did stories of his cruelty. But are the stories true? Or merely rumors?
Caligula
4. Caligula
December 9, 2003
Overseeing an imperial court awash with paranoia, violence and betrayal, Caligula commanded respect, but never loyalty. Sadistic? Yes. Vain? Yes. Brutal? Very. However, was Caligula truly mad?
Julius Caesar, part 2
3. Julius Caesar, part 2
February 9, 2003
Tony examines Caesar's famous relationship with the Egyptian Queen and follows in the Emperor's footsteps on the Ides of March, 44BC, finding out whether William Shakespeare's assertion that he died on the steps of the Senate uttering the legendary words "Et tu Brute?" is fact or fiction.
Julius Caesar: Part 1
2. Julius Caesar: Part 1
December 9, 2003
Caesar is one of the monumental figures of history: a man who forged the role of Emperor. He was enormously popular in Rome, worshipped as a brilliant general and reformer, and yet he was also hated enough to be killed by the people who knew him best. Why?
Richard III
1. Richard III
December 9, 2003
In the tower of London, over 500 years age, there was a murder. Two young boys aged 9 and 12 were found dead. It was always assumed that the killer was none other than their uncle, Richard III, who murdered them to seize the throne. Richard was painted as a textbook villain from then on, but was this blood truly on his hand?
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Famed British presenter Tony Robinson delves into the turbulent lives of history's most dynamic leaders. This groundbreaking series explores the brilliant reforms, the brutal conflicts, the grand successes and colossal failures of England's Richard III and Roman Emperors Julius Caesar, Caligula and Nero.

Legends of Power with Tony Robinson is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (9 episodes). The series first aired on December 9, 2003.

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  • Premiere Date
    December 9, 2003