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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 20 Summary

The 20th series begins with an examination of what life was like for the First World War Machine Gun Corps, revealing the lost secrets of the stately home where they were trained.

  • Episode 1 - The Forgotten Gunners of WWI

    Golfers at a popular East Midlands golf club now know that a huge wooded bank beside their fairway is a rather special area of 'rough', an old machine gun firing range

  • Episode 2 - Brancaster

    Time Team returns, starting with an episode featuring the Team's largest ever range and number of items from Roman Britain and their most ambitious geophysics project to date

  • Episode 3 - A Capital Hill

    Time Team investigate a huge hill near Cardiff that may be immensely significant; was it the Iron Age capital of South Wales? Tony and the Team have just three days to answer some very big questions.

  • Episode 4 - Henham's Lost Mansions

    Tony and the Team help charismatic Hektor Rous, the son of 'Aussie Earl' Keith Rous, piece together the mysterious history of the family's Tudor country home in Suffolk

  • Episode 5 - Warriors

    In a sensational three days, an ancient site on Salisbury Plain yields burials dating back to 2000BC, along with rare Saxon brooches, beads, spears and jewellery

  • Episode 6 - Lost Mines of Lakeland

    Tony and the Team head both higher and deeper than they've ever dug before, as they explore a forgotten piece of our industrial heritage: Elizabethan copper mining in the Lake District

  • Episode 7 - Horseshoe Hall

    Time Team investigate Oakham Castle in Rutland. It's Britain's best preserved 12th-century building but its grounds are full of mysterious lumps and bumps crying out to be investigated.

  • Episode 8 - Mystery of the Thames-side Villa

    In the 1960s, a young PhD student decided to excavate a South Oxfordshire field where a farmer was regularly ploughing up Roman remains. Time Team aim to finish the job started 50 years ago.

  • Episode 9 - The Lost Castle of Dundrum

    Tony and the Team search for the remains of a renegade knight's Norman castle in one of Northern Ireland's most picturesque spots

  • Episode 10 - Wolsey's Lost Palace

    In the 1950s a group of schoolboys found the remains of Britain's most opulent palace under their playing field. Now Tony and the Team try to piece together this massive Tudor puzzle.

  • Episode 11 - An Englishman's Castle

    When Steve and Pru bought pretty Upton Castle in Pembrokeshire they weren't sure if it was a Victorian folly or an Anglo-Norman castle, built to defend 'Little England beyond Wales' from the locals

  • Episode 12 - The Time Team Guide to Experimental Archaeology

    Tony Robinson celebrates the 150 experiments and re-creations Time Team has conducted over the last 20 years, from Stone Age swords like Excalibur, to building an entire Iron Age house

  • Episode 13 - Twenty Years of Time Team

    In this special celebration of the nation's favourite archaeology programme, Tony Robinson relives the best bits from two decades and 230 episodes

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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