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Every Child Should Have This Book!

What on Earth? Author Christopher Lloyd is interviewed on BBC Breakfast about the publication of his World history epic What on Earth Happened? by Bill Turnbull. See how he tackles the tricky issue of is there a parallel universe!

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The Wright Stuff

Home Educators, so often pictured by the press as crazies who have slipped off the system, are vigorously defended by world history author Christopher Lloyd in this 20 minute interview for Channel’s 5’s Matthew Wright.

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A History of the World in 20 Minutes!

Take the ultimate cross-curricular journey stopping off at 20 key moments in the history of planet, life and people using everyday objects.

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British History Story #9: The 20th Century Rise of Germany

How the ambitions of the German nation and its subsequent humiliation after World War 1 led to the downfall of the British Empire. Christopher Lloyd talks about how Great Britain may have won both World Wars – but at a very high price

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British History Story #8: The power of steam

The invention of the steam engine had the greatest effect of the history of Britain – it gave human beings the ability to travel beyond the limitations of nature. Great Britain took the railways across the world and built an Empire upon which the sun never set

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British History Story #5 – The Magna Carta

Christopher Lloyd talks about the origins of the rights and freedoms we enjoy today in Great Britain. When one king over-stepped his mark his 25 baron’s joined forces to make him seal a charter that restricted his rights of total autonomy. That king was King John and the charter – the Magna Carta