Known very best for hosting such historically-themed tv programs such as the Footsteps of Alexander the fantastic and Great Railway Journeys, this Uk historian also posted several historical works, like the Story of Britain and Searching for the Dark Age range. After getting his bachelor’s level from Oriel University, Oxford, he started his graduate research of background, but suspended his educational pursuits to are a journalist for the ITV and BBC systems. His historical tv programs aired in america (on PBS) aswell as in the uk; among American audiences, he is most widely known for his 1992 Legacy series. After finishing his romantic relationship with British broadcast journalist Pattie Coldwell, he wedded TV manufacturer Rebecca Ysabel Dobbs. He and Dobbs afterwards welcomed daughters called Jyoti and Minakshi. He trained history on the College or university of Manchester, where another British article writer, Simone Bienne, gained a qualification in the topic.