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History in Action
History in Action title 1990s.jpg
ITV Schools, Channel 4 Schools
Company:Granada, independent companies
First run:
18th January
1984

-
18th June
2001

Repeated until
21st November
2007

(25 school years)
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Episodes:85 episodes
Duration:20 minutes, 50 minutes, 10 minutes
Subject:History
Audience:Age 13-16
Language:In English
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Contents

  • originally a Granada documentary series using film footage and investigative journalism techniques to apply the format of the "World in Action" documentary series to school history
  • later a variety of history units on Channel 4 Schools:
    • Hypotheticals (spring 1994)
    • The Wild West (summer 1995), an American documentary series in six 50-minute episodes
    • Film Century (spring 1997)
    • Heroes or Villains (spring 1998)
    • The Luttrell Psalter (spring 1998)
    • The Home Front Through Home Movies (summer 1998)
    • Stories in Stone (spring 1999)
    • Women in the 20th Century (autumn 1999)
    • Weapons of War (autumn 1999 & summer 2001)
    • Letters from the Trenches (autumn 1999)
    • Race in the 20th Century (autumn 1999)
    • What the Papers Said (spring 2000), 10-minute episodes


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