About the Show
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 importanceEpisode Guide >
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Time Team head for Herefordshire in search of the Royal palace of the great Anglo-Saxon leader, King Offa, who ruled the kingdom of Mercia from 757 to 796