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Overview

The story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day—for the first time on a global scale. Inspired by Civilisation, Kenneth Clark’s acclaimed landmark 1969 series about Western art, this series broadens the canvas to reveal the role art and the creative imagination have played across multiple cultures and civilizations.

Series Cast

  1. Liev Schreiber

    Liev Schreiber

    Narrator

    9 Episodes

  2. Simon Schama

    Simon Schama

    Presenter

    5 Episodes

  3. Mary Beard

    Mary Beard

    Presenter

    2 Episodes

  4. David Olusoga

    David Olusoga

    Presenter

    2 Episodes

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Last Season

Civilisations

Series 1

2018 | 9 Episodes

Season 1 of Civilisations premiered on March 1, 2018.

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Civilisations
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Status Ended

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Type Documentary

Original Language English

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