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Behind the scenes: creating a virtual amphitheatre from Roman ruins

Duration: 04:21

Caerleon, near Newport in south Wales, is one of our best known and loved Roman sites. In its heyday this open-air arena would have seated up to 6,000 people and been the scene of gladiatorial games against men and beasts.

Computer graphics from the BBC history series The Story of Wales helps to bring that scale and structure to life. But how do you go about turning shots of stone ruins into a virtual amphitheatre from around A.D. 90?

Available since: Mon 27 Feb 2012

Credits

Series Producer
Phil George
Series Producer
John Geraint
Presenter
Huw Edwards
Director
John Geraint

This clip is from

The Story of Wales The Makings of Wales

1/6 Huw Edwards presents an in-depth history of Wales.

First broadcast: 27 Feb 2012

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