Age of Invasion

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Duration: 1 hour

Continuing his epic story, Neil Oliver explores the remains of brutal Iron Age battles and Celtic rebellion as he reaches the moment when Celtic Britain was ripped apart by the world's great empire - Rome.

  • Roman Catapulta

    Roman Catapulta

    Neil operates a replica of a Roman Catapulta, used to wipe out British resistance during the Claudian Roman Invasion of AD43.

  • List of Locations

    • National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

    • Hengistbury Head, Christchurch, Dorset

    • Walmer Beach, Kent

    • Thames Path, Kew to Brentford, London

    • Calleva Roman town, Silchester, Hampshire

    • Hod Hill Iron Age Hill Fort, Blandford Forum, Dorset

    • Ackling Dyke, Sixpenny Handley, Wiltshire

    • Dorset County Museum, 66 High West St Dorchester DT1 1XA

    • Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Pumsaint, Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire SA19 8US

    • Charterhouse Lead Mines, c/o Mendip Hills AONB, Charterhouse Centre, Blagdon, Bristol BS40 7XR

    • Colchester Castle Museum, Castle Park, Colchester

    • Antonine Wall, Watling Lodge:Tamfourhill Rd, Falkirk, Stirlingshire FK1 4RE

    • Hadrian's Wall and Houstesteads Fort, Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 6NN

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Credits

Presenter
Neil Oliver
Presenter
Neil Oliver
Executive Producer
Eamon Hardy
Series Producer
Cameron Balbirnie
Series Producer
Cameron Balbirnie

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