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The rise and fall of the Kingdom of Man - Andrew McDonald

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On a small island in the Irish Sea, fortresses preside over the rugged shores. This unlikely location was the birthplace of a medieval empire that lasted 200 years. Rulers built coastal fortresses on cliffs, roved the seaways, and threw themselves into epic battles to consolidate control over an impressive maritime kingdom. Andrew McDonald uncovers this forgotten dynasty of sea kings.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Andrew McDonald
  • Director WOW-HOW Studio
  • Narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott
  • Storyboard Artist Dmitry Novitskiy
  • Animator Zhenya Gor
  • Art Director Marianna Murashko
  • Music Stephen LaRosa
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • WOW-HOW Studio Producer Anastasia Puhachova
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Iseult Gillespie
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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