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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 7 Summary

Tony Robinson is back with regular experts Mick Aston, Phil Harding and Carenza Lewis for the first series of the millennium

  • Episode 1 - Denia

    Tony Robinson and the experts turn their backs on Benidorm to travel a few miles up the coast to the small port of Denia to show what life was like 1000 years ago, when Denia was an Islamic settlement

  • Episode 2 - Cirencester: The Mosaic at the Bottom of the Garden

    ... the Bottom of the Garden: In 300 AD Cirencester was the most important town in Roman Britain after London. The enthusiastic residents of Chester Street find out what it's like to be Time Team.

  • Episode 3 - Wierre-Effroy

    Time Team excavate the Spitfire that pilot Paul Klipsch flew across the Channel in for his last day of combat in May 1940. His plane crashed in northern France where his body is buried.

  • Episode 4 - Waddon

    Time Team descend on the tiny village of Wadden in Dorset, where neighbours Grace and David discovered a huge amount of old pottery in their shared garden during excavations for a new septic tank

  • Episode 5 - 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

  • Episode 6 - Elveden

    Time Team are in search of the real-life Flintstones at one of Britain's major early Stone Age sites at a holiday camp at Elveden in Suffolk

  • Episode 7 - Coventry

    After three days excavating a medieval cathedral under Coventry city centre, Time Team discovers a burial chamber and a major historical find: the skeleton of one of Coventry's first Priors

  • Episode 8 - Basing House

    The Team rubs shoulders with royalty when they visit Basing House in Hampshire. It was once one of grandest homes in Tudor England and a haunt of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.

  • Episode 9 - Flag Fen

    The Team travel back to the Bronze Age to Flag Fen in Cambridgeshire. The fenland bog is home to one of the most important archaeological 'wet-sites' in the country.

  • Episode 10 - Sutton, Hereford

    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

  • Episode 11 - Greenwich

    The discovery of a rare inscribed Roman stone, a tile bearing the letters PPBR and new evidence on the position of the famous Roman road - Watling Street - have the experts excited

  • Episode 12 - Hartlepool

    The Team search for a lost Anglo-Saxon monastery on the rain and wind-swept Headland at Hartlepool in Northumberland

  • Episode 13 - York

    Tony Robinson and the Team faced one of their biggest challenges when they travelled to York to excavate three sites from three different historical periods in just three days

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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