The premiere episode details the founding of the famed automobile manufacturing firm Rolls-Royce.
The life and times of financier, huckster, and swindler Horatio Bottomley are dramatized in this episode.
This episode deals with the story of Edith Nesbit, an author of children's books who was also a social and political activist who co-founded the Fabian Society, the precurser of Great Britain's Labour Party.
The story of Arthur Conan Doyle, the author who created Sherlock Holmes.
The story of Robert Baden-Powell, a British general who became a national hero for his victories in the Boer War and later went onto found the Scouting movement.
Daisy Greville, the socialite mistress of Edward VII, who later became a confirmed Socialist, dictates the memoirs of her life.