Union Season 1 Episode 1: The Making of Britain, 1603-1707 Airs October 2 2023 on BBC Two

On Monday, 2nd October 2023, at 9:00 PM on BBC Two, the new series “Union” will kick off with its first episode, titled “The Making of Britain, 1603-1707.” Hosted by David Olusoga, this show delves into the early efforts to create a united Britain.

In this episode, viewers will be taken back in time to the 1600s, a century marked by religious divisions. The story continues through to 1707, a significant year when Scotland joined forces with England and Wales, forming a united Britain. This historical journey unfolds amidst a backdrop of religious tensions and a failed colonial expedition to Panama.

“Union” offers a glimpse into the complex history of the British Isles and the events that led to the formation of the United Kingdom. It’s a chance to explore the challenges and decisions that shaped the course of history during this period.

Tune in to the first episode of “Union” to learn about the early steps taken towards the union of Scotland, England, and Wales in the 17th and 18th centuries, all presented in a simple and informative manner.

Release Date & Time: 9:00 PM Monday 2 October 2023 on BBC Two

Union The Making of Britain, 1603-1707 Cast – Season 1 Episode 1

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