Professor Alice Roberts explores Britain's history through the stories of individual towns and cities, revealing what life was really like at key moments in our turbulent past

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Professor Alice Roberts returns, exploring periods of British history through the stories of individual towns and cities

Industrial Revolution Manchester: Alice explores Manchester's history of protest and revolution, from Marx to suffragettes

First shown: Sat 19 Dec 2020 | 47 mins

Series 3 Episode 7

Georgian Edinburgh: Alice explores Georgian Edinburgh's finest architecture and dark imperial controversies

First shown: Sat 14 Nov 2020 | 47 mins

Series 3 Episode 6

Glasgow's Age of Steam: In Glasgow, Alice explores lethal diseases, genteel tea rooms, and football at Celtic Park

First shown: Sat 5 Dec 2020 | 47 mins

Series 3 Episode 5

Elizabethan Plymouth: In Plymouth, Alice learns about Sir Francis Drake, the Spanish Armada and the slave trade

First shown: Sat 28 Nov 2020 | 47 mins

Series 3 Episode 4

Naval Portsmouth: In Portsmouth, Alice explores Nelson's dark side and the Navy's role in the British Empire

First shown: Sat 21 Nov 2020 | 47 mins

Series 3 Episode 3

Restoration London: In Restoration London, Alice explores the plague, the story of crown and slavery and more

First shown: Sat 14 Nov 2020 | 47 mins

Series 3 Episode 2

Medieval Lincoln: Alice explores Lincoln's fascinating story, from a battle to crossbows to social climbing

First shown: Sat 7 Nov 2020 | 47 mins

Series 3 Episode 1

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