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Visit the village of Kibworth, Leicestershire, with historian Michael Wood as he tells the 2,000-year-old story of this one settlement throughout English history. Kibworth, located in the heart of England, lived through the Black Death, the English Civil War, the Industrial Revolution and World War II. Intertwining local and national narratives, Wood presents a moving and informative picture of one local community through time.

Michael Wood's England

Tuesday at 7pm on PBS North

July 3

Romans to Normans - 7pm
Join historian Michael Wood to recover the lost history of Kibworth’s first thousand years.
Peasants’ Revolt and the Black Death - 8pm
Follow the story of Kibworth as it reaches the catastrophic 14th century.

July 10

The Seeds of Reform - 7pm
Learn about Kibworth during the Hundred Years’ War, the Protestant Reformation and the English Civil War.

July 17

The Birth of Modern England - 7pm
Track Kibworth’s history from the 17th century to the present.