Series 1

Dr Alice Roberts follows a year of British archaeology, joining up the results of digs and investigations the length of the country

  • The Tudors

    4/4 Dr Alice Roberts visits excavations at Shakespeare's first theatre in London's Shoreditch.

    First broadcast: 10 Sep 2010

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  • Anglo-Saxons

    3/4 People curate the grave goods of their ancestors at a community project in Sittingbourne.

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2010

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  • Prehistory

    2/4 In Orkney an early farm yields glimpses of our ancestors' earliest religious beliefs.

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2010

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  • The Romans

    1/4 Roman finds include the mystery of 97 babies murdered by the Thames.

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2010

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The Tudors

4/4 Dr Alice Roberts visits excavations at Shakespeare's first theatre in London's Shoreditch.

Wed 13 Oct 2010 01:35 BBC One

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    Digging For Britain presenter Dr Alice Roberts on a grisly discovery in Buckinghamshire: "These little skeletons were so much more than just objects: they were telling us a dark secret from the past."

    Read Dr Alice Roberts' post on the BBC TV blog

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