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The Mary Rose

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Using 40 years of BBC archive footage Dan Snow charts how the Mary Rose was discovered, excavated and raised, and what the latest research has revealed about the ship and her crew.

Historian Dan Snow explores the greatest maritime archaeology project in British history - the Mary Rose. Using 40 years of BBC archive footage Dan charts how the Mary Rose was discovered, excavated and eventually raised, and what the latest research has revealed about this iconic ship and her crew. Dan also investigates how the Mary Rose project helped create modern underwater archaeology, examining the techniques, challenges and triumphs of the divers and archaeologists involved.

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Thu 21 May 2020 00:00

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Role Contributor
Presenter Dan Snow
Participant Alex Hildred
Participant Christopher Dobbs
Executive Producer John Farren
Associate Producer Susannah Zeff
Series Producer James Gray
Director James Gray
Production Company 360 Production

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