We just had some great news from Tunisia. At the end of On Hannibal’s Trail we rode through a village there called Zama – it was near here that Hannibal fought and lost the final battle of the 2nd Punic War. While we were filming we watched villagers walking or riding donkeys a kilometer down the hill, past the ruins of Roman water reservoirs, to fetch water from a muddy pool/well.
Viasat, a Scandinavian network, has bought On Hannibal’s Trail and plans to broadcast the series starting this August. So the ‘lucky’ people of these countries will get to see the series: Belarus Bulgaria Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland Hungary Latvia Lithuania Moldova Norway Poland Romania Russia Serbia Sweden Ukraine If we manage to get Napoleon […]
Melvyn Bragg’s radio show has discussed Hannibal’s war against Rome. It’s an interesting listen: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01n6s03 There’s a also a bibliography and some readable musings on MB’s blog here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/radio4/2012/10/in_our_time_hannibal.html
Ben and Sam are cycling in Tuscany perhaps that’s why I was reminiscing…and just did a quick search and discovered that On Hannibal’s Trail has now been scheduled on National Geographic TV and is broadcasting during October on their Asia, Middle East and Oceania feed. Here’s the link: http://natgeotv.com.au/tv/on-hannibals-trail/
BBC Worldwide in partnership with Regional Wine Taster, Bike Odyssey and Ramapithecus Corp has sold On Hannibal’s Trail to the National Geographic channel. The series will be aired on National Geographic’s Asia, Middle East and Oceania feeds which broadcast to these countries: Australia Bahrain Gaza Strip (not recognized) Egypt Hong Kong India Indonesia Iran […]
Tonight starting at 1120pm on BBC2 in the UK, it’s the final two episodes of On Hannibal’s Trail. The Alps were spectacular – but if you like Italian countryside, Roman ruins and wine contrasted with the colourful, chaotic Maghreb, you should enjoy ‘Hannibal the Great’ and ‘Hannibal at the Gates’. We were filming just before the […]
So we’re back tonight on BBC2 at 1120pm in a double bill! Some of the best scenery and cycling sequences filmed by cameraman John Bretherton are in these two episodes of On Hannibal’s Trail. There’s also a lot more story to tell about Hannibal’s expedition once we get to the Rhone river, so there’s also […]
Hi everyone as Hannibal is premiering on BBC2 tonight at 8:30 pm the BBC History Magazine has a Hannibal quiz going – have a go it is actually pretty hard! Hannibal Quiz
Great News! We’ve just heard from our Executive Producer Chris that at 830pm on January 20th ‘On Hannibal’s Trail’ will start rebroadcasting in the UK on BBC2! Long Live Hannibal!
With all the positive changes in some parts of the Middle East – Tunisia included – and the disruptions that has caused, the Jama Fund donation is still in a holding pattern six months after the US$1600 was delivered to microfinance group Enda inter-arabe. There is some movement! Michael Cracknell from inter-arabe says they are […]