Series 1, Episode 1
In this episode, King Charles II raps about his party lifestyle, Helen of Troy reveals her complicated love life, Shakespeare appears on Mastermind, and the Viking rock band paint the town red... literally.
The first episode finds King Charles II rapping about his party-packed reign; pays a visit to Victorian Dragon's Den; and relays the history of the English Civil War in 90 seconds. Plus, Shakespeare takes the hot seat in Historical Mastermind; Helen of Troy is recounted as a photo love story; and a Viking rock band paint the town red ... literally.
- Sunday 19th June 2011
- BBC One
- 30 minutes
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