Digging for Britain
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01: The Romans
The mystery of a man buried face down on a bed of meat, a treasure trove of coins dedicated to ancient gods, and the evidence of 97 buried babies.
Through the discovery of ancient artifacts and the remains of those who walked the earth before us, we can explore mysterious prehistoric Britain.
03: The Anglo-Saxons
In Northumbria, skeletons tell juxtaposed tales of violent death and tenderness. Archeologists curate grave goods in an amazing community project.
04: The Tudors
Experience the excavation and restoration of a British naval find, the mystery surrounding a forgotten Tudor palace, and Shakespeare's first theater.
Near the Thames river, 97 skeletons of babies are discovered. Then, a burial ground for a Roman cult figure once followed by many is unearthed.
Through archeology, we continue to learn about the Seafaring Scandinavians – the Vikings –from the gifts, messages, and objects they left behind.
07: Age of Bronze and Iron
Uncovering a complex and sophisticated world before the Roman invasion; examining the Cladh Hallan mummies, which seem to be made of different people.
08: Ice and Stone
On Jersey, seemingly hidden stone age communities line the coast. To survey this area properly, Archeologists must take to kayaks to get a good look.
09: Archaeological Riches
The meaning of new finds at Norwich Castle Museum; Must Farm; Colchester; Basing House; Silchester.
2014's exceptional archaeology; Barrowclump; Durotrigues Big Dig; Winchester; Bling; Ipplepen.
11: Key Artifacts
Archaeology from the north of Britain; neolithic Orkney; a Roman altar; wild horses at Flixton; feasting hall; Pictish treasure.
Archeologists gather at the Salisbury Museum to look at finds from Marden Henge, Durotriges, Trellech, Kent's Cavern, Jersey, and Staffordshire Hoard.
The most exciting archaeological finds in the east of Britain, including a mass grave and a search for clues to a 17th century Thames tragedy.
A team discovers clues to Scotland's first kingdoms; a team unearths Viking treasure using metal detectors; a housing development reveals a graveyard.
15: Transforming History
The crew is in the West of Britain and is joined by archaeologists in the lab.
16: The Lost Worlds
The team is in the north of Britain where they uncover evidence of the first Roman siege, Scottish man-made islands and a famous monastery.
17: Brutal Roman Rule
A 3000-year-old perfectly preserved village in Cambridgeshire and the theater where Shakespeare premiered Romeo and Juliet and Henry V.
18: Stone Age Britain
Exploring evidence that suggests Avebury stone circle isn't just a sacred site, but a place where people lived.
19: Bloody Britain
A look at the biggest collection of Roman writing tablets in Britain, giving insight into what Roman London was like.
20: Rescuing History
In the North, finding Roman objects abandoned during a British rebellion, traces of a lost monastery, and weapons belonging to a Bronze Age warrior.
21: The Horsemen of Hadrian's Wall
Prof. Alice Roberts reveals the forgotten story of the Roman Cavalry; as she sets off across Hadrian's Wall.
22: Grave Goods
Professor Alice Roberts celebrates the biggest and best archaeological discoveries of 2018 from the north of the UK
Alice Roberts shares archaeological discoveries including the biggest maritime excavation since the Mary Rose, and Roman bath house
24: Has to Mean Something
Archaeologists in the East are unearthing Roman letters that reveal what London was like 2000 years ago, an East India ship packed with silver.
25: Iron Age Revealed
Alice Roberts follows the excavation of one of Iron Age Britain's most spectacular graves.
26: Legally Treasure
A secret location in the Cotswolds gives up a very precious and fragile artifact; at the site of Shaftesbury Abbey, a hunt for the missing cloister.
27: The Nine Days Queen
A dig at the childhood home of Lady Jane Gray, who held the throne of England for 9 days, and a tale of superstition of prehistory.
28: Lost in Time
A lobster leads to a 8000 year old Neolithic underwater settlement, a modern construction site gives secrets of an Elizabeth playhouse.
29: World War II
The team are on an archaeological hunt of our more recent past as they follow the search for artifacts from World War II.