A stirring tale of two Churchills
The Churchills, History on Foxtel, Sunday at 7.30pm Qld, 8.30pm NSW
LEARN how Winston Churchill’s ancestor helped him become Britain’s greatest prime minister.
Historian Dr David Starkey tells the story of the two greatest war leaders in British history, both of whom were called Churchill.
Everyone knows Winston Churchill led Britain and its Allies in their struggle against Hitler.
Less well known is John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, who led Britain and its Allies against an earlier would-be dictator of Europe, the Sun King, Louis XIV of France.
John Churchill was Winston’s inspiration.
This absorbing series sheds new light on two great Britons and encourages us to view history as a valuable guide to the future.