The story of the Battle of Balaclava. It is one of the most famous battles in military history. The Battle of Balaclava was distinguished by three celebrated acts – the heroic courage of The Thin Red Line, the dashing bravery of the Heavy Brigade and, of course, the utter disaster which befell the Light Brigade as it made it’s famous charge.
Featuring special dramatised ‘eye witness’ accounts and reconstruction, period imagery and 3D mapping techniques. Also features extensive footage from the Tony Richardson masterpiece ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’.
Expert comment and analysis by Dr David Chandler, the world’s foremost historian and former Head of War Studies at Sandhurst.