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Digging for Britain

Series 9

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 6 months

A new Roman town and hundreds of finds are discovered. The Cerne Giant finally gets a date, and a World War II air crash mystery is laid to rest. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Reporter:
Cat Jarman
Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Series Producer:
Theo Williams
Production Company:
Rare TV

Digging for Britain

Series 9

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 6 months

Unearthing a Jurassic giant, investigating finds from an Anglo-Saxon cemetery and uncovering the hidden heart of Roman Leicester. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Reporter:
Onyeka Nubia
Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Series Producer:
Theo Williams
Production Company:
Rare TV

Digging for Britain

Series 9

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 6 months

The astonishing discovery of a mosaic has art historians, archaeologists and Alice very excited as they slowly reveal its full beauty. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Series Producer:
Theo Williams
Production Company:
Rare TV

Digging for Britain

Series 9

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 6 months

The best archaeology from the north of Britain, including Scotland’s oldest railway, one of the best-preserved Norman castles and an extraordinary find from a Neolithic tomb. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Series Producer:
Theo Williams
Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Production Company:
Rare TV

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 8 months

Author and naturalist Helen Macdonald embarks on a clockwise loop around the M25 to discover if there is a wild side to Britain's busiest road. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Helen Macdonald
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Producer:
Nathan Budd
Production Company:
Rare TV

Digging for Britain

Series 9

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 6 months

The south of England offers rich pickings, including the earliest money made in Britain and a massive haul of Roman treasure that brings to life the fall of the empire in Britain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Series Producer:
Theo Williams
Production Company:
Rare TV

Digging for Britain

Series 9

Episode 6

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 6 months

Featuring a Roman fort on Hadrian’s Wall, evidence of early writing by the Picts in Scotland and a 3,000-year-old Bronze Age coffin buried under a golf course. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Reporter:
Onyeka Nubia
Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Series Producer:
Theo Williams
Production Company:
Rare TV

Digging for Britain

The Greatest Discoveries

Episode 2

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 10 days

Professor Alice Roberts re-examines the key archaeological sites of Iron Age Britain, from an incredible chariot burial in Yorkshire to a vast coin hoard on Jersey.

Mountain Vets

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Rachael attends to a cow with a potentially fatal displaced stomach, and vet Martin operates on a valuable sheepdog to try to save its injured leg. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Kevin Murphy
Series Producer:
Sara Woodford
Executive Producer:
Amanda Murray
Production Company:
Rare TV

Mountain Vets

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Maurice delivers a valuable litter of 11 sniffer dogs, Rachel operates on a therapy dog with possible cancerous skin growths, and a woman with Asperger's adopts a wild bird. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Kevin Murphy
Series Producer:
Sara Woodford
Executive Producer:
Amanda Murray
Production Company:
Rare TV
Producer:
Dominic Coyle
Director:
Dominic Coyle

Mountain Vets

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The vets care for animals with all kinds of value - from high worth racehorses to pedigree bulls and irreplaceable family pets. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Kevin Murphy
Series Producer:
Sara Woodford
Executive Producer:
Amanda Murray
Production Company:
Rare TV
Producer:
Dominic Coyle
Director:
Dominic Coyle

Mountain Vets

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

With the spring rush over, the vets have more time to enjoy the rewards of the job. Maurice checks on some otter pups, Daisy saves a cow's life and Miriam heads to a country fair. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Kevin Murphy
Series Producer:
Sara Woodford
Executive Producer:
Amanda Murray
Production Company:
Rare TV
Producer:
Dominic Coyle
Director:
Dominic Coyle

Mountain Vets

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

A pregnant sheep must undergo an emergency caesarean, while Flame the dachshund and Monty the fell pony present worrying symptoms that put the vets' knowledge to the test. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Kevin Murphy
Series Producer:
Sara Woodford
Executive Producer:
Amanda Murray
Production Company:
Rare TV

Digging for Britain

The Greatest Discoveries

Episode 3

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 12 days

Professor Alice Roberts re-examines the key archaeological sites of Roman Britain, from the foundation of Londinium in the south to fierce siege battles in the north.

Mountain Vets

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Vet Cahir is surprised by an unexpected turn of events while helping a pregnant ewe, Nuala amputates a calf’s toe to save its life, and Daisy treats a dog that may have swallowed rat poison. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Francis Baker
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Narrator:
Adrian Dunbar
Production Company:
Rare TV

Mountain Vets

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

The dedicated staff at two veterinary clinics care for family pets, livestock and wildlife in the idyllic countryside of Northern Ireland’s Mourne Mountains. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Francis Baker
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Narrator:
Adrian Dunbar
Production Company:
Rare TV

Mountain Vets

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Vet Jennie saves the life of a show chicken, Darren helps a pregnant cow avoid a caesarean section, and Maurice comes face to face with an exotic visitor. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Francis Baker
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Narrator:
Adrian Dunbar
Production Company:
Rare TV

Mountain Vets

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Jennie treats a giant boil on a cow’s backside, Julie comes face to face with a rare wild animal she’s never seen before, and Terry performs
emergency surgery on the farm. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Francis Baker
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Narrator:
Adrian Dunbar
Production Company:
Rare TV

Mountain Vets

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Vet Patrick gets a surprise while helping a cow through a difficult labour, Maeve gets inventive to save a lamb’s sight, and Nuala performs delicate surgery on David the hamster. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Francis Baker
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Narrator:
Adrian Dunbar
Production Company:
Rare TV

Mountain Vets

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Vet Jennie must save a litter of puppies, Nuala carries out an important job on her family farm, and an emergency case leaves Darren delivering two sets of twins. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Edward Hart
Executive Producer:
Francis Baker
Executive Producer:
Rory Wheeler
Narrator:
Adrian Dunbar
Production Company:
Rare TV