Steven Broomfield, on 17 August 2012 - 01:10 PM, said:
but 2,000 years in 7 hours (including advertisement breaks) with lots of CGI and Russell Brand doesn't make me feel this is earth-shattering televisual history somehow.
True. But it may be interesting to see how others see us.
One only has to participate in discussion boards (not necessarily history base dones) which are not mainly Brit-orientated to see that there are often differences between our perceptions of ourselves and those who view us from elsewhere.