Alexander Armstrong to reveal Italy’s Invisible Cities

Hidden treasures of Naples, Venice and Florence will be spotlighted in new BBC1 show

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Italy hardly wants for ancient treasures – you can’t move without tumbling down the steps of a Roman amphitheatre – but Alexander Armstrong is going to put a few more on the map. 

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Following on from Rome’s Invisible Cities earlier this year, the Pointless presenter will once again team up with Dr Michael Scott for the best holiday ever a new three-part BBC1 series exploring the lost and hidden sites of Naples, Venice and Florence.

Ironically, they will use the latest technology to explore the ancient world – we’re talking drones, 3D scanning, whizzy computer graphics – and some of the locations sound genuinely astonishing. What lies beneath Venice’s famous waterways? How does il Duomo’s massive dome support itself? And how much luckier can Alexander Armstrong get?

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Find out all this, and more, in Italy’s Invisible Cities.

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