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In this popular and (literally) groundbreaking programme, Tony Robinson and a team of experts travel the country to investigate a wide range of archaeological sites of historical importance

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In this popular and (literally) groundbreaking programme, Tony Robinson and a team of experts travel the country to investigate a wide range of archaeological sites of historical importance

Series 10 Summary

The Team uncover the last remnants of Henry VIII's Greenwich Palace, investigate the graves of 'giants' in Shetland, and search for the remains of a 17th century dungeon in Cumbria.

  • Episode 1 - Garden Secrets, Raunds, Northants

    The team meet Morris and Pat Jones who, when digging a pond in their Northamptonshire garden, unearthed a skeleton - laid out with a knife, ceremonial pottery and a valuable buckle.

  • Episode 2 - Mosaics, Mosaics, Mosaics, Dinnington

    Tony Robinson and the team meet a Somerset farmer who unexpectedly uncovered a Roman mosaic floor under his pigsties

  • Episode 3 - Time Team

    Time Team travels to the Peak District to uncover the story behind a grisly discovery; a mysterious collection of human bones in a deep cave in Derbyshire.

  • Episode 4 - The Giant's Grave, Fetlar, Shetland

    The team visits a remote Scottish island to investigate an ancient local myth - what is the truth behind a cliff-top mound known as the Giant's Grave?

  • Episode 5 - Time Team

    The team visits Greenwich in search of Henry VIII's lost armoury and jousting yard, which was located beside his favourite palace - now the site for the Naval College and Maritime Museum.

  • Episode 6 - Digging Liberty, Merton, South London

    Tony Robinson and the team hunt for Liberty's first fabrics factory in South London

  • Episode 7 - Death in a Crescent, Bath

    Tony Robinson and the team visit one of Britain's finest structures - The Royal Crescent in Bath - and their excavations unearth some Roman skeletons and a road.

  • Episode 8 - Back to Our Roots, Athelney

    Tony Robinson and the team return to a site they originally investigated in the very first series: Athelney, one of England's most important historic sites

  • Episode 9 - Looking for the White House, Kew Gardens

    Time Team travels to the world famous Kew Gardens - but how many of its visitors know they're walking on top of a lost royal palace? The team has just three days to piece it all together.

  • Episode 10 - Rescuing the Dead, Leven, Fife

    A rare Bronze Age cemetery provides the cue for Tony and the team to take on a rescue mission in Fife, Scotland before developers move onto the land.

  • Episode 11 - Not a Blot on the Landscape, Castle Howard, Yorkshire

    Tony Robinson and the team are invited to dig up the lawns of one of Britain's grandest stately homes, Castle Howard in Yorkshire

  • Episode 12 - A View to a Kiln, Sedgefield

    Tony Robinson and the team investigate aerial photos of fields outside Sedgefield that look like a lost Roman town - a town that could be Britain's most northerly Roman civilian settlement.

  • Episode 13 - Jailhouse Rocks, Appleby, Cumbria

    Tony Robinson and the team investigate the old market town of Appleby in Cumbria where a police station is on the site of no fewer than three historic gaols, now buried under the car park.

Time Team synopsis

In this popular and (literally) groundbreaking programme, Tony Robinson and a team of experts travel the country to investigate a wide range of archaeological sites of historical importance

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16 Series, 173 Episodes

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Birdoswald

Tony Robinson and the Team travel to the Roman fort of Birdoswald in Cumbria to carry out the first ever excavation of a Roman cemetery near the wall

More4 1.25pm Fri 21 Nov