Over 2000 years of Leicestershire history to feature in national television series. Three Leicestershire villages will feature in a new national BBC television series that will focus on over 2000 years of history discovered by local people.

Over the past 14 months, the villages of Kibworth Harcourt, Kibworth Beauchamp and Smeeton Westerby have all been the subject of a new BBC television series ‘The Story of England’. Presented by Michael Woods, the programme will tell the story of one community through the whole of English history. The six part series begins on Wednesday 22nd September on BBC Four at 9pm. (Please visit: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00tw231 for more information and to see when it will be repeated).

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