A History of Ancient Britain

Series 1 - 3. Age of Cosmology

About this programme

3/4. Neil Oliver delves into the mysteries of the Stone Age and the meaning of the sacred monuments that were built throughout Britain and Ireland. He begins by visiting a 6,000-year-old axe factory in the Lake District to explore how the use of stone shaped a belief system that included the cosmos for the first time. The historian also joins people arriving in Stonehenge to celebrate the mid-summer sunrise, and learns about the religious and sociological significance of the monument.

Cast and crew

Cast

Presenter
Neil Oliver

Crew

Executive Producer
Eamon Hardy
Series Producer
Cameron Balbirnie
Categories
History

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