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Series 1 Episode 1

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

The Team investigate a site in Somerset that could hold the key to a crucial phase in English history: Alfred the Great's defeat of the Danes. Were this orchard and farmland once Alfred's fortress?

This first, ground-breaking series of Time Team captures the excitement and immediacy of the process of discovery, combining familiar forms of archaeological exploration with modern hi-tech methods