Mike wrote and presented this action packed, fact filled two-hour rampage through the medieval world for History’s new channel H2 in the US in 2012. It was filmed in the UK, France and Denmark. It was produced in the UK by Lion Television.
He looked at castle building techniques, knights, medieval travel on sea and land, town life, trades and taverns, the arms race between armour and the longbow, hunting, falconry, cooking and feasting, agriculture (including ploughing with oxen), laundry, leeching, the plague, siege warfare and medieval artillery. It was a broad slice of medieval life.
For the UK première of Going Medieval on H2 in the UK in 2013, the channel invited fans to ask Mike some questions. Here is what they wanted to know and here are his answers:
Mike was also interviewed about the programme for the Sky online television magazine. See the interview here:
VIEW CLIPS OF GOING MEDIEVAL HERE: