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What happened when the British met the Zulus? - Al Murray Why Does Everyone Hate The British Empire?


Al teams up with comedian Loyiso Gola to separate the fact from the fiction in the Battle of Rorke's Drift. This infamous battle between British soliders and Zulu Warriors was cemented in history by the 1964 film Zulu. But how much of it really happened? In each location, Al pairs up with a local comedian to explore the history of British colonial rule and its legacy. Together – with local experts and historians - they find out about the origins of British rule, its impact upon each country and how its legacy continues to influence governance, culture, and attitudes.