South Shields, Tyneside: Tower Blocks and Togas

Series 12 - Episode 12 South Shields, Tyneside: Tower Blocks and Togas

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Summary

Tony Robinson and the team embark on a dig in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, a town famous for its ancient Roman fort. Archaeologists have found plenty of evidence to suggest the invaders also built a military cemetery in the area, but its probable location is now the site of a housing estate. Enlisting local aid, the experts begin turning over any open space in the neighbourhood - as well as the odd pavement - in search of evidence.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Tony Robinson
Executive Producer Nick Metcalfe
Producer Graham Dixon
Series Editor Simon Raikes
Series Producer Tim Taylor
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