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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 2 Summary

Mick Aston and Tony Robinson present the second series, with locations including Islay in the Scottish Hebrides, Winterbourne Gunner near Salisbury and a Sunderland housing estate

  • Episode 1 - Islay

    On Islay in the Scottish Hebrides, the Team try to crack the mysteries of the Lords of the Isles: where were these 13th-century Kings crowned and how did they live?

  • Episode 2 - Sunderland

    This episode takes an in-depth look at archaeology as it happens in a derelict medieval castle stranded in the middle of a Sunderland housing estate

  • Episode 3 - Tockenham

    The Time Team visit the picturesque village of Tockenham, deep in the heart of the ancient Wiltshire countryside

  • Episode 4 - The Archbishop's Backgarden

    Did the first road the Romans built into London cross the river at Lambeth rather than Tower Bridge and if so, does this mean that Lambeth was the site of the original Roman settlement?

  • Episode 5 - Winterbourne

    A building site in the village of Winterboume Gunner, near Salisbury, stands abandoned. Previous developments on the surrounding land unearthed evidence of a Saxon burial ground.

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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