How To Get Ahead
3 x 60'
Historically, nowhere led to fame and fortune quicker than a career at a royal court. In this uproarious series, BBC culture correspondent Stephen Smith investigates the courtly career opportunities (and risks) associated with Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque courts. Each is a story of high stakes and glittering prizes. You may end up a duke, and you may lose your head!
Episodes - Please go to extras for episode breakdown
|The Medieval Court of Richard II
||The Renaissance Court of Medici Florence
||The Court of Louis XIV