Border Country – The Story Of Britain’s Lost Middleland

Border Country

Drawing on his experiences of life in border areas of Iraq and Afghanistan, Rory Stewart uncovers the lost history of this familiar frontier in a beautiful landscape and reminds us of the story of the ancient British Middleland.

As an historian and MP, Rory Stewart believes the building of Hadrian’s Wall was the single most important event in Britain’s history. In Border Country – The Story Of Britain’s Lost Middleland, Rory meets experts and local people; explores the impact of Rome’s occupation and departure; and tells the story of how the powerful new kingdom of Northumbria was born in Britain’s lost Middleland.