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Days That Shook the World is a British documentary television series that premiered on BBC Two on 17 September 2003. The programme features various milestones throughout history. It has been broadcast on the BBC, Discovery Channel UK, The History Channel and Viasat History.

The series was also released on DVD by the Polish edition of Newsweek in 2007.

Series Cast

  1. Peter Guinness as Narrator (voice)

    Peter Guinness

    Narrator (voice)

    12 Episodes

  2. Stephen Beckett

    Narrator (voice)

    4 Episodes

  3. Boris Rogachevski

    2 Episodes

  4. Blair Willoughby

    2 Episodes

  5. John McQuiston

    2 Episodes

  6. Chris Rogers as Joseph Sewald and Oberkommandant

    Chris Rogers

    Joseph Sewald, Oberkommandant

    2 Episodes

  7. Adrian Fear

    Sir Edward Hulse, Guglielmo Marconi

    2 Episodes

  8. Leighton Haberfield

    Flight Engineer

    2 Episodes

  9. Penny Barral

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 3

2005 • 10 Episodes

Season 3 of Days That Shook the World premiered on October 20, 2005.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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