Battle Castle brings to life mighty medieval fortifications and the epic sieges they resist: clashes that defy the limits of military technology, turn empires to dust, and transform mortals into legends.
Castles conjure thoughts of romantic tales, but make no mistake, they are built for war.
Dover: Prince Louis’ key to England. Malaga: the Granadans final stronghold. And Crac des Chevaliers: Crown Jewel of Crusader castles. Through dynamic location footage and immersive visual effects, Battle Castle reveals a bloody history of this epic medieval arms race.
Produced by our production company, Medieval Media Inc., each episode will climax in the ultimate test of the castle’s military engineering – a siege that will change the course of history. Which castles will be conquered and which will prevail? You’ll have to watch to find out.
Battle Castle is produced in association with Shaw Media, Discovery Knowledge UK, with participation of the Canada Media Fund, Rogers Cable Network Fund, the Province of British Columbia Film Incentive BC, the Canadian Film or Video Tax Credit and the Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund.
Developed with the participation of British Columbia Film and National Screen Institute – Global Marketing Program.
A Canada – United Kingdom Co-production.