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Digging for Britain

2015TV-14
Accompanied by archaeologist Matt Williams, Professor Alice Roberts (Time Team) journeys across the country and back in time to solve mysteries from Britain’s past. Together, they discover how their ancestors lived, died, gave birth, treated the sick, worshipped, feasted, and fought.
Starring
Alice Roberts
Genres
Documentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Bronze Age Pompeii
    February 18, 2015
    52min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Roberts and Williams visit a site in Cambridgeshire known as the Pompeii of the Bronze Age to get a unique glimpse of life 3,000 years ago. Elsewhere they find links to two great historical figures: Queen Boudicca, who destroyed the Roman town of Colchester, and the emperor Nero.
  2. 2. West
    February 25, 2015
    53min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    At Barrowclump, Ipplepen, and other wonderfully named sites in the west of Britain, Roberts and Williams examine a Bronze Age burial site with dozens of Anglo-Saxon warriors, find out about the lives and deaths of lepers in one of the country’s first hospitals, and visit a dig that is literally pushing the boundaries of Roman Britain.
  3. 3. Tudor Feasts
    March 4, 2015
    51min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    A dig in Yorkshire reveals why a Tudor-era aristocrat’s feasting hall was so quickly abandoned, while a 5,000-year-old stone temple in the Orkneys keeps its secrets.

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Producers
360 Production
Network
Acorn TV
Content advisory
Violence