Tag Archive: Filthy Cities

MAP#28 – Dan Snow Interview

Dan Snow, historian and award winning TV presenter takes a few minutes out of his busy schedule to talk to the Medieval Archives. Trained in the hallowed halls of Oxford University, Dan ventured into TV for a WWII Documentary and hasn’t looked back. His past medieval documentaries explored 1066 and The Battle of Hastings, Norman…

Battle Castle Review: Medieval Castles brought to life

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Battle Castle a new series by Parallax Film Productions (Blowdown, Ancient Megastructures) is set to debut tomorrow night on History Television (Canada). There are numerous posts on this site highlighting the media released leading up to the premiere. Like the medieval recipes they released (I recommend the Cherry Soup!) and the 3D pictures of the…

BBC Two announces new factual shows

Filthy Cities will be presented by Dan Snow and will bring to life the histories of London, New York and Paris. Snow will discover how these places went from being filthy cities to modern metropolises. Using CGI, he will travel back in time to uncover the battle against filth during each city’s defining era –…