Digging for Britain

The Romans

Series 1 - Episode 1 The Romans



Alice Roberts spends a year visiting archaeological digs around the country, finding out about discoveries that shed new light on British history. In Buckinghamshire, Simon Mays and Jill Eyers use a recent rediscovery of artefacts from a 1912 excavation to investigate what appears to have been a mass infanticide during the Roman era. Alice also meets the team examining one of the largest discoveries of Roman coins ever made in Britain, and hears about a mystery in Dorset.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Professor Alice Roberts
Director John Hayes Fisher
Executive Producer John Farren
Producer John Hayes Fisher
Documentary History