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Series 1 Episode 5

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 Cheltenham, Britain's most Regency town, Alice attends a period society ball, investigates the rigid social hierarchy of the age and explores the Regency fondness for enemas

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