Britain's Biggest henge
Tony Robinson and the team investigate finds at Durrington Walls, Wiltshire, and consider what they reveal about Stone Age life. Among the discoveries are a Neolithic road which leads to Stonehenge and is believed to be the route of traditional burial ceremonies. Also examined is an arrangement of 160 trees in perfect circles, which may have provided a setting for traditional feasts.moreless
Life on the Edge 1,000 years BC
Mick Aston, Phil Harding and Francis Pryor pay a visit to the unearthing of an important Bronze Age settlement on the banks of the River Witham, just outside Lincoln. With plans under way to strengthen flood defences, the site itself will soon be buried once again, leaving archaeologists with only six weeks to salvage as much as possible. The programme examines some of the thousands of finds and reveals evidence of strange burial practices.moreless
The Lost Roman Circus
After three years of painstaking work just outside Colchester's Roman walls, archaeologists knew they had found something unusual. Around the parallel walls that had enclosed a huge structure they discovered hundreds of burials, some containing charioteer coins and others piles of horse jawbones.
Gradually the archaeologists pieced together the evidence to discover that they had uncovered the only Roman circus ever found in Britain and one of only a handful in northern Europe.moreless
The King of Bling
A chance discovery by archaeologists in Southend reveals an Anglo-Saxon tomb crammed with such impressive gold artefacts that the tabloids dubbed the occupant 'the King of Bling'.
It's a burial fit for a king, but who could it be? Time Team follows the investigation into one of the most important discoveries in recent times as archaeologists from the Museum of London and specialists from across the world search for clues in the spectacular grave goods.moreless