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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 19 Summary
Tony Robinson and the team return for another new series, starting with a zip-wire trip to a tiny, windswept Welsh island.
Episode 1 - Dig by Wire
Tony Robinson and the Team visit a tiny windswept island off the coast of Wales. It seems that Gateholm Island was once inhabited, but whether by Romans, Vikings, Celts or druids nobody knows.
Episode 2 - A Village Affair
There's a problem in Bitterley. The village's school and cottages cluster prettily around the green. But the church and the manor house lie half a mile away, on the other side of a bumpy empty field.
Episode 3 - The Drowned Town
Tony Robinson and the Team head to Dunwich, a village that's falling off the edge of the UK due to coastal erosion
Episode 4 - The First King of Racing
Tony and the Team visit Newmarket, the birthplace of horseracing, in search of the earliest archaeological traces of the sport of kings
Episode 5 - Chapel of Secrets
Tony leads the Team to the village of Beadnell on a beautiful stretch of the Northumbrian coast, to explore an unusual promontory, from which fragments of human bone have emerged over recent years
Episode 6 - A Copper Bottomed Dig
Swansea led the world in copper smelting 200 years ago, but today there's almost nothing to be seen of this unique heritage. So Tony and the Team investigate one of the first copper works.
Episode 7 - The Only Earl Is Essex
Property magnate Paul Whight is so keen to know everything he can about the history of his home that he's rashly invited Tony Robinson and Time Team in to do their worst
Episode 8 - Secrets of the Dunes
Kenfig appears to have been a thriving commercial success but then it disappeared, leaving just castle walls to mark its existence. The Team have three days to find out the size of this lost town.
Episode 9 - Rome's Wild West
Tony and the Team help archaeologists from Cardiff University to examine a new discovery at Caerleon Roman legionary fort in Wales. Did this military outpost also serve another purpose?
Episode 10 - How to Lose a Castle
For generations a family of Somerset farmers have been wondering if there was ever actually a castle on top of the hill they call Castle Hill
Episode 11 - King John's Lost Palace
The residents of Clipstone village in Nottinghamshire believe some impressive ruins in a farmer's field may have played a part in the ancient tales of Robin Hood and Bad King John
Episode 12 - The Time Team Guide to Burial
Tony Robinson investigates how burial customs have changed and evolved over thousands of years of British history
Episode 13 - Time Team's Greatest Discoveries
Tony Robinson adjudicates the debate to find Time Team's greatest discovery in an episode featuring fine jewellery, gold coins, intricate mosaics, and extraordinary archaeological fakery