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Days That Shook The World

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Analysing the landmarks of the 20th century, extraordinary documentary series ‘Days That Shook The World', explores the milestones in history that changed millions of lives forever. Combining dramatic reconstructions, eye-witness accounts and archive footage, each episode recounts the thrilling stories of momentous events - devastating human tragedies, incredible scientific breakthroughs, cultural revolutions and calamitous events - that have profoundly affected the way the world thinks and acts. From the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, and the fall of the Berlin Wall; to the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb and the first nuclear reaction, this compelling series is both an inspiring and sobering investigation of humanity's greatest successes and failures.