Russia/USSR
Our recommendations for films,
documentaries, youtube clips,
museums and websites

Add Background Images Here
Stacks Image 388328
Stacks Image 388330
Stacks Image 239324

We have done all the time-consuming searching for you and offer you our recommendations of the best films, documentaries, YouTube clips, websites and places to visit.

a guide to useful resources:
links to other websites; films; museums & exhibitions etc


Please note: we take no responsibility for the content in the recommendations we give.
Please check the appropriateness yourself before showing a movie etc. to your class.

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS . FILMS .

Stacks Image 263287

ELIZABETH R

. An award winning series of six plays charting the life of Elizabeth
Stacks Image 263300

ELIZABETH
THE GOLDEN AGE

. Elizabeth in her latter years as she faces threats from all quarters
Stacks Image 263306
Stacks Image 263328

Elizabeth I

. Mini series about the the later years of the Queen
Stacks Image 263334
Stacks Image 263313

ELIZABETH

. The early life of the young Queen as she settles into her role
Stacks Image 263321
Stacks Image 263427

Black Adder 2

. Classic comedy around the court of Elizabeth I
Stacks Image 263441

ELIZABETH

. The biography of Ron Kovic. Upon his return to the USA he becomes an anti-war campaigner
Stacks Image 263454

Elizabeth
THE VIRGIN QUEEN

. Follows the story of a group of soldiers on their assault of Hamburger Hill

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS . DOCUMENTARIES .

51GQ7MVNX6L._SY300_

Elizabeth I

A&E Biography program examines how Elizabeth learned to juggle the conflicting roles of monarch and woman to her advantage, remaining unmarried in order to court diplomatic alliances, inspire the loyalty of men such as Sir Walter Raleigh, and promote the public's adoration of the Virgin Queen.
Stacks Image 263676

ELIZABETH 1
The Virgin Queen

From PBS and Masterpiece: Part Two of Masterpiece's lavish production based on the life and tumultuous 40-year reign of one of Britain's most fascinating monarchs.
Stacks Image 263702

ELIZABETH 1

By acclaimed historican David Starkey
Stacks Image 263689

ELIZABETH
THE ACCLAIMED SAGA OF A VIRGIN QUEEN

. Hosted by David Starkey covering the life and rule of Elizabeth I

Stacks Image 263695



OUR RECOMMENDATIONS: . youtube.

Stacks Image 263763
Stacks Image 420225
Check out our youtube channel:
GCSE History
for all the relevant USSR videos
Stacks Image 420231



OUR RECOMMENDATIONS: . Museums .

Stacks Image 264033

An amazing 'hands on' museum to enthrall all ages.
This 16th-century quayside building reflects the life and times of the families who lived here from Tudor to Victorian times. Decide for yourself if the death of Charles I was plotted in the Conspiracy Room.


Elizabethan House Museum

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Stacks Image 264158

On Plymouth's historic Barbican, you'll find an ancient doorway that takes you back in time to Drake's Plymouth.
Down panelled hallways and up spiral stairs, you'll find yourself in the furnished home of an Elizabethan merchant or sea captain.
Mind your head on the low ceilings and feel the creaking oak of the sloping floors as you explore the Elizabethan House.
See our restored kitchen and gardens on the ground floor. View the dining room and parlour on the first floor and bedrooms on the second floor.


Elizabethan House

Plymouth

Stacks Image 264182

Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1555 and 1587, the main part of the House has 35 major rooms on the ground and first floors.
There are more than 80 lesser rooms and numerous halls, corridors, bathrooms and service areas. The lead roof extends to three quarters of an acre, restoration and rebuilding of which began in 1983 and took nearly ten years to complete. Visitor facilities include the Orangery restaurant, gift shop, gardens and beautiful walks around the historic parkland laid out by Capability Brown and still occupied by a herd of fallow deer.
History can come alive in a single trip whether it is to enjoy a guided tour, take a dog for a walk in the park, take the children to paddle, see the teddy bear’s picnic in the gardens of surprise or take time over lunch in the Orangery.


Burghley House


Stamford, Lincs

Stacks Image 264170


Kirby Hall is one of England’s greatest Elizabethan and 17th century houses earlier owned by Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth I.
Although this vast mansion is partly roofless, the walls show the exceptionally rich decoration that proclaims that its successive owners were always in the forefront of new ideas about architecture and design.
The Great Hall and state rooms remain intact, refitted and redecorated to authentic 17th and 18th century specifications.
Take time to wander around the recently restored great gardens with their elaborate ‘cutwork’ design complete with statues and urns.


Kirby Hall

Northampton

Stacks Image 264415

A red-brick palace built in grandiose style by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, advisor to King Henry VIII. Henry liked Hampton Court so much he took it over from the unfortunate Wolsey. The palace was later redesign by Sir Christopher Wren to create an English version of Versailles Palace on the banks of the Thames. The palace is surrounded by justly famous gardens, including the earliest hedge maze in Britain and a recreation of a Tudor knot garden.
Elizabeth


Hampton Court Palace

London

Stacks Image 264427

Sudeley Castle, near Winchcombe, is steeped in tradition and royal connections. The home of Lord and Lady Ashcombe, the manor of Sudeley once belonged to King Ethelred the Unready. But Ethelred was only the first of a long series of monarchs and other royalty to visit Sudeley. Here Queen Katherine Parr lived and died. She is buried in the lovely chapel within the grounds that bears her name. Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and Charles I, all stayed here. But the history of Sudeley is more interesting than just a collection of royal visitors.


Sudeley Castle

Winchcombe, Glos

Stacks Image 264439