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Coast

Series 6 Reversions

London to Antwerp 2

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 1 month

Alice Roberts uncovers the story behind the rise and fall of the seaside landlady. Show more

This Week

08/10/2015

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Andrew Neil reviews the political week with Caroline Flint and Michael Portillo. They are joined by Tim Marshall, Isabel Hardman and Prof Alice Roberts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Caroline Flint
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Marshall
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Roberts
Assistant Producer:
James Fitzgerald
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Assistant Editor:
Richard Garvin
Director:
Claire Bellis
Executive Producer:
Robbie Gibb
Executive Producer:
Samir Shah

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Series exploring the Celts. The first part looks at the origins of the ancient civilisation in the Alps of Central Europe and the moment of first contact with the Romans. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Anatomist Alice Roberts embarks on a quest to rebuild her own body from scratch, taking inspiration from the very best designs the natural world has to offer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Expert:
Tim Jones
Expert:
Alex Lyon
Expert:
Trevor Cox
Director of photography:
Dave Wickham
Sound Recordist:
Adam Scourfield
On-line editing:
Paul Ingvarsson
Re-recording mixer:
Tim Wheeler
Assistant Producer:
Fiona Turnock
Production Manager:
Mari Hardwick
Director:
Peter Chinn
Executive Producer:
Gareth Cornick
Production Company:
October Films Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Dr Alice Roberts finds out how the experts put dinosaur skeletons back together, with muscles, accurate postures and even, in some cases, the correct skin colour. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Producer:
Olly Bootle
Director:
Olly Bootle

Britain's Biggest Dig

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 days

In advance of the construction of HS2, the biggest ever cemetery excavation in Britain reveals the forgotten stories of rich and poor in Georgian London. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Yasmin Khan
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Composer:
Ty Unwin
Producer:
Izzy Charman
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Producer:
Tom McCarthy
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Series Producer:
Harvey Lilley
Production Company:
Lion Television

Digging for Britain

The Greatest Discoveries

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professor Alice Roberts re-examines key archaeological sites of prehistoric Britain, from the arrival of the earliest humans to mysterious ceremonies at Stonehenge.

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

This year’s best archaeological finds from the east of the UK: a monument as old as Stonehenge, a dig at the site of Britain’s first tank battle and some disturbing Roman burials. Show more

Contributors

Reporter:
Raksha Dave
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Executive Producer:
Emma Parkins
Series Producer:
Nick Gillam-Smith
Director:
Louise Ord

Digging for Britain

The Greatest Discoveries

Episode 2

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

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.

Digging for Britain

The Greatest Discoveries

Episode 3

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

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.

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Archaeological discoveries with Professor Alice Roberts. In the Cotswolds, a secret location, which appears to be a high-status Anglo Saxon cemetery, gives up a very precious and fragile artefact. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Series Producer:
Paul Olding
Producer:
Sophie Smith

Digging for Britain

Series 8

North

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

More than is expected is found in the remains of a house thought to be the childhood home of Lady Jane Grey. Plus the graveyard of a Victorian workhouse sheds new light on the Great Famine of 1845. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Series Producer:
Paul Olding
Producer:
Gareth Sacala

Digging for Britain

Series 8

South

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

How a lobster led archaeologists to the discovery of an 8000-year-old neolithic settlement. And Naoise Mac Sweeney visits a construction site as it gives up the secrets of its Elizabethan past. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Series Producer:
Paul Olding
Producer:
Sophie Smith
Producer:
Gareth Sacala

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Alice Roberts and Matt Williams present 2014's most outstanding archaeology from Ireland, including some perfectly preserved Iron Age bog bodies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Matt Williams
Series Producer:
Catherine Ross
Production Company:
360 Production
Producer:
Chris Nikkel
Director:
Chris Nikkel

The Secret Life of Books

Series 1

Episode 6: Frankenstein

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein manuscripts, Alice Roberts finds someone concerned with the act of creation itself and evidence of husband Percy's collaborative role. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 6 months

Professor Alice Roberts follows a decade-long historical quest using cutting-edge research that reveals Stonehenge's oldest secret. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Producer:
Peter Chinn
Executive Producer:
Steve Warr
Production Manager:
Louise Binding
Assistant Producer:
Barney Rowe
Production Company:
Tomos TV

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 2 months

With exclusive access to a major new excavation, Alice Roberts discovers what King Arthur's Britain was like, including surprisingly modern connections we all share with our past. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Belinda Cherrington
Producer:
Susannah Zeff
Editor:
Andy Lloyd
Editor:
Hugh Lewis
Director:
Kenny Scott
Production Company:
360 Production

Pointless Celebrities

Series 10

Episode 38: Academia

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

An academia special, with Dr John Cooper Clarke, Suzannah Lipscomb, Mark Horton, Alice Roberts, Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Jim Al-Khalili, Robin Ince and Kate Williams. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Participant:
John Cooper Clarke
Participant:
Suzannah Lipscomb
Participant:
Mark Horton
Participant:
Alice Roberts
Participant:
Jim Al-Khalili
Participant:
Robin Ince
Participant:
Kate Williams
Executive Producer:
James Fox
Executive Producer:
Richard Hague
Executive Producer:
Dom Waugh
Series Producer:
John Ryan
Production Company:
Endemol UK

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

The story of a year-long killing spree in Edinburgh during the 19th century, which provided corpses for the famous anatomist of the day, Dr Robert Knox. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Paul McGuigan

Coast

Series 5

Episode 3: Brittany

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Britain's bonds with its Celtic cousins across in Brittany are explored. Neil Oliver visits the province of Finistere, battered by some of the world's wildest waters. Show more