1066 The Battle for Middle Earth

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1066 The Battle for Middle Earth
Genre Historical Drama
Written by Peter Harness
Directed by Justin Hardy
Starring Ian Holm, Mike Bailey, Francis Magee, Tim Plester, Søren Byder, Kate Ambler, Gemma Lawrence, Sam Hardy, Katrine Bach, Amber Celeste, Christopher Sloman, Christopher Leveaux
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 2
Production
Producer(s) Lucy Bassnett-McGuire, Susan Horth
Running time 150 minutes
Distributor Channel 4
Release
Original release 2009
External links
Website

1066: The Battle for Middle Earth is a British television documentary series. In this blend of historical drama and original source material Channel 4 re-imagines the story of this decisive year, not from the saddles of kings and conquerors, but through the eyes of the ordinary men who fought on their behalf. The documentary was narrated by actor Ian Holm.

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