It was the best of times, it was the worst of times - and Tim and Moby will tell you how it got started! In this BrainPOP UK movie on the French Revolution, you’ll find out exactly how and why the people of France finally overthrew their monarchy. In this educational, animated movie, you’ll learn how the country was divided into three “estates”, and how the so-called “Third Estate” managed to grow in power and influence. You’ll hear about some of the great thinkers of the Enlightenment, including Voltaire and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and the influence they had on the people of their time. Discover what happened to Louis XVI and his wife, Marie Antoinette. Plus, Tim and Moby will teach you how the promise of Freedom, Equality and Fraternity devolved into a violent battle between rival factions. So hoist that tricolour, sing La Marseillaise, and watch out for that guillotine!