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The fascinating history hidden in Britain's boozers. Si and Dave visit a Yorkshire pub believed to have been drunk dry by troops in the English Civil War.

The Hairy Bikers unearth hundreds of years of fascinating history hidden in Britain's boozers.

Si and Dave uncover 370 years of pub history in a Yorkshire pub believed to have been drunk dry by troops the night before the bloodiest battle of the English Civil War - the Battle of Marston Moor. Dave takes a lesson in battlefield fighting, while Si hears tales of Ripley Castle's famous lady - 'Trooper' Jane.

And in York, the Hairy Bikers learn the gruesome history of a pub which once doubled up as a hospital.

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Mon 4 Mar 2019 15:45

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Presenter Dave Myers
Presenter Si King
Director Graham Dixon
Series Producer Julie Grant
Executive Producer Jo Roe

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