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Four-part documentary series about four 'wars on terror' during the final phase of the British Empire. As the Union Jack finally descended on former colonies all over the world after the Second World War, Communist, Nationalist and religious guerrilla forces saw their chance. The British Empire was leaving a dangerous power vacuum in its place. The war to succeed the British had begun.
|S01E01||"Mad Mitch" and his Tribal Law (Aden 1967)||19/11/2004||On 20th June 1967 Arab police in Aden, Yemem mutiny. They kill 22 British troops and take control of the city's Crater district. Lt Colonel Colin Mitchell was brought in to re-establish order but caused controversy through his method of using ruthless force.|
|S01E02||The Jewish War (Palestine 1947)||26/11/2004||On 22 July 1946 Jewish guerrillas bombed the King David Hotel in British-administered Palestine. Ninety-one people died in the attack. British security forces recall the event, and former guerrillas talk about their campaign to establish a State of Israel.|
|S01E03||The Intelligence War (Malaya 1948)||03/12/2004||In Malaya in 1948 a 12-year war to end British rule was ignited by the assassination by a Communist Party death squad of the English rubber plantation manager Arthur Walker. Includes interviews with British secret intelligence officers.|
|S01E04||The Hunt for Kimathi (Kenya 1952)||10/12/2004||An examination of the Mau Mau uprising in 1950s Kenya. Looks at the attempts of British colonial security forces to hunt down its leader, Dedan Kimathi who was caught and executed in 1956.|
|S00E01||Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Aden: David Riddick||00/00/0000||David Riddick of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Aden|
|S00E02||ITN Reporter 1963 - 70: Alan Hart||00/00/0000||Alan Hart ITN Reporter 1963 - 70|
|S00E03||Special Branch Aden: Geoffrey Richards||00/00/0000||Geoffrey Richards Special Branch Aden|
|S00E04||Report for BBC: 24 hrs 21st March 1967||00/00/0000||Report for BBC: 24 hrs 21st March 1967|
|S00E05||Report for BBC: 24 hrs 10th July 1967||00/00/0000||Report for BBC: 24 hrs 10th July 1967|
|S00E06||Army Clerck King David Hotel: Irene Lewis||00/00/0000||Irene Lewis Army Clerck King David Hotel|
|S00E07||Palestine Police: Edward Horne||00/00/0000||Edward Horne Palestine Police|
|S00E08||British Army Palestine: Andrew Gibson-Watt||00/00/0000||Andrew Gibson-Watt British Army Palestine|
|S00E09||Palestine Veterans at Eden Camp: October 2003||00/00/0000||Palestine Veterans at Eden Camp: October 2003|
|S00E10||Special Branch Malaya: Evan Davis||00/00/0000||Evan Davis Special Branch Malaya|
|S00E11||Special Branch Malaya: Tim Hatton||00/00/0000||Tim Hatton Special Branch Malaya|
|S00E12||Royal Malayan Police: Roy Follows||00/00/0000||Roy Follows Royal Malayan Police|
|S00E13||Operation Polecat: 1958||00/00/0000||Operation Polecat: 1958|
|S00E14||Rifle Brigade Kenya: Simon Horn||00/00/0000||Simon Horn Rifle Brigade Kenya|
|S00E15||Kenya Settler: Sylvia Caswell||00/00/0000||Sylvia Caswell Kenya Settler|
|S00E16||Kenya Police: Peter Swan||00/00/0000||Peter Swan Kenya Police|
|S00E17||Courtesy of The King's African Rifles & East African Forces Association||00/00/0000||Courtesy of The King's African Rifles & East African Forces Association|