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Series 1 Episode 1

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

In Chester, Britain's most Roman city, Alice enjoys a Roman feast, checks out an extraordinary archaeological find deep underground and explores a radical theory on the Romans' plans for the city

Professor Alice Roberts explores Britain's history through the stories of individual towns and cities that each encapsulate a particular era, from the Romans to the Tudors, Vikings and Victorians