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Digging Up Britain's Past

  • Season 1
  • 6 episodes
  • Documentary
  • History
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Episode 1: Viking Invasion

Summary

Helen Skelton and Alex Langlands, along with a team of archeologists, explore fascinating periods in British history through a current archaeological dig. In the first episode, Helen and Alex head for the island of Lindisfarne, where archaeologists are trying to locate the site of an eighth-century monastery. Among their finds is a graveyard and a number of skeletons, which may be those of both monks and pilgrims.

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PresenterHelen Skelton
PresenterAlex Langlands

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