Days That Shook The World

A gripping anatomy of some of the most important days in history, revealed hour-by-hour as they unfold.

Recreated by using first-hand accounts, forensic detail, and personal records, programmes included the moon landings, the assassination of the Romanovs, Hiroshima, the freeing of Nelson Mandela, the assassination of JFK and Chernobyl.

Production Information

Broadcaster: BBC4 / BBC2 / The History Channel

TX Date: September 2003

Format: 26 x 60

Website: BBC - Days That Shook The World

Distribution:

BBCWW

Executive Producer(s):

Richard Bradley

David Upshal

Chris Kelly

Colin Cameron

Reviews

Riveting

Evening Standard

A powerful series that has been neglected by critics.engaging documentary.

The Independent

Entertaining series

Time Out

Awards & Nominations

Satellite Award 2009

Best Documentary DVD - Nom


British Academy Television Craft Award 2004

Editing, Factual - Nom


News & Documentary Emmy Award 2004

Outstanding Music & Sound - Win


News & Documentary Emmy Award 2004

Outstanding Music & Sound - Win


News & Documentary Emmy Award 2004

Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography - Nom


News & Documentary Emmy Award 2004

Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Direction - Nom


News & Documentary Emmy Award 2004

Music and Sound British Academy Television Craft Award for Editing, Factual - Nom