Empire With Michael Portillo

Empire With Michael Portillo (2020)

Michael Portillo tells the story of how a small island on the edge of Europe built the biggest empire the world has ever seen.

Series, 2020, History


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Empire With Michael Portillo - TV Showtimes

Thursday, November 26

8:30pm

New Show Empire With Michael Portillo ‘Series 1: Episode 2’

SBS

Empire With Michael Portillo

'Series 1: Episode 2'

SBS, 8:30pm, Thu, 26 Nov 2020, 55 minutes

NEW SHOW

Michael travels to the Empire?s Caribbean capital, Jamaica, to uncover how Britain amassed the wealth to conquer the world. In the mid-17th century, the undisputed global superpower was Spain, which controlled the Americas and Caribbean. But when Oliver Cromwell deposed King Charles I, he sent the first state- sponsored expeditions of conquest to take the parts of the Spanish Empire that were undefended. The first territory to be taken was Jamaica.

Series, United Kingdom, English, History, Season 1 Episode 2


New Show Empire With Michael Portillo ‘Series 1: Episode 2’

SBS HD

Empire With Michael Portillo

'Series 1: Episode 2'

SBS HD, 8:30pm, Thu, 26 Nov 2020, 55 minutes

NEW SHOW

Michael travels to the Empire?s Caribbean capital, Jamaica, to uncover how Britain amassed the wealth to conquer the world. In the mid-17th century, the undisputed global superpower was Spain, which controlled the Americas and Caribbean. But when Oliver Cromwell deposed King Charles I, he sent the first state- sponsored expeditions of conquest to take the parts of the Spanish Empire that were undefended. The first territory to be taken was Jamaica.

Series, United Kingdom, English, History, Season 1 Episode 2


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