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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professor Joann Fletcher explores what it was like to be a woman of power in ancient Egypt, using buildings and artefacts to bring to life four of its most powerful female rulers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Joann Fletcher
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Executive Producer:
Gillian Mosely

Meet the Romans with Mary Beard

Episode 1: All Roads Lead to Rome

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Historical series looking at the Roman empire from the bottom up. Professor Mary Beard traces the story of several ordinary yet remarkable Roman citizens. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Joann Fletcher explains how ancient Egypt's extraordinary story fits together. Joann explores the magnificent Colossi of Memnon, built under Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Joann Fletcher
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Director:
Ian A Hunt
Producer:
Ian A Hunt
Executive Producer:
Gillian Mosely
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Production Manager:
Chrissie Barlow
Production Coordinator:
Katie King
Assistant Producer:
Georgina Stewart
Researcher:
Harpreet Gill
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Joann Fletcher explains how ancient Egypt's story fits together. In the final episode, Joann discovers how Egypt's enemies exploited a country weakened by internal strife. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Joann Fletcher
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Director:
Ian A Hunt
Producer:
Ian A Hunt
Executive Producer:
Gillian Mosely
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Production Manager:
Chrissie Barlow
Production Coordinator:
Katie King
Assistant Producer:
Georgina Stewart
Researcher:
Harpreet Gill
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Joann Fletcher explains how ancient Egypt's story fits together. She explores how the Pyramid Age ended in catastrophe and Egypt was plunged into the dark ages and civil war. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Joann Fletcher
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Director:
Ian A Hunt
Producer:
Ian A Hunt
Executive Producer:
Gillian Mosely
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Production Manager:
Chrissie Barlow
Production Coordinator:
Katie King
Assistant Producer:
Georgina Stewart
Researcher:
Harpreet Gill
Production Company:
Lion Television

Immortal Egypt with Joann Fletcher

Episode 1: The Road to the Pyramids

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Joann Fletcher explains how ancient Egypt's story fits together. In the first episode, she goes in search of the building blocks of Egyptian civilisation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Joann Fletcher
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Director:
Ian A Hunt
Producer:
Ian A Hunt
Executive Producer:
Gillian Mosely
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Production Manager:
Chrissie Barlow
Production Coordinator:
Katie King
Assistant Producer:
Georgina Stewart
Researcher:
Harpreet Gill
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In this accompanying programme to Civilisations, Mary Beard goes in search of extraordinary works of art from all over the world that can be seen here in Britain. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Executive Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary. With unparalleled access to Pompeii and featuring cutting-edge modern technology, Mary Beard guides us through this amazing slice of the ancient world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Writer:
Mary Beard
Director:
Ian A Hunt
Film Editor:
Nigel Timperley
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Executive Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Director of photography:
David Langan
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Production Company:
Lion Television
Production Company:
At Land Productions

Duration: 1 hour

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

Professor Mary Beard explores the life of Caligula. Many extraordinary stories surround the Roman emperor, but are they true? Mary attempts to peel away some of the myths. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 8 months

Mary Beard is on a mission to uncover the real Julius Caesar, and to challenge public perception, exploring Caesar's surprising legacy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Executive Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley

Duration: 1 hour

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

Egyptologist Dr Joann Fletcher discovers what life was like for ordinary Egyptians 3,500 years ago. She looks at the mysterious world of the ancient Egyptian afterlife. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Mary Beard takes in the mythology, history and archaeology of Rome. In the first episode, Mary reaches back to the myths and legends of the origins of Rome. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Writer:
Mary Beard
Photographer:
Craig Hasting
Photographer:
Liam Ayres
Photographer:
Marco Rossi
Aerial Photographer:
Denis Gliksman
Colourist:
Martin Mayos
On-line editing:
Martin Mayos
Re-recording mixer:
Gavin Allingham
Production Coordinator:
Isabelle Burn
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Assistant Producer:
Johnny Crockett
Film Editor:
James Dowd
Executive Producer:
Martin Davidson
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Mary Beard takes in the mythology, history and archaeology of Rome. Mary explores the physical world of the Roman Empire and finds surprising parallels with our own world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Writer:
Mary Beard
Photographer:
Craig Hasting
Photographer:
Liam Ayres
Photographer:
Marco Rossi
Photographer:
Piers Leigh
Colourist:
Martin Mayos
On-line editing:
Martin Mayos
Re-recording mixer:
Gavin Allingham
Production Coordinator:
Isabelle Burn
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Assistant Producer:
Johnny Crockett
Film Editor:
James Dowd
Executive Producer:
Martin Davidson
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Mary Beard explores the mythology, history and archaeology of Rome. In this episode, she takes an in-depth look at the question of identity and citizenship within the Roman Empire. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Writer:
Mary Beard
Photographer:
Craig Hasting
Photographer:
Marco Rossi
Photographer:
Brendan Easton
Location Manager:
Said Chitour
Location Manager:
Munir Akdogan
Location Manager:
Sibel Samli
Location Manager:
Alper Turkkan
Colourist:
Dominic Hutton
On-line editing:
Dominic Hutton
Re-recording mixer:
Gavin Allingham
Production Coordinator:
Isabelle Burn
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Assistant Producer:
Johnny Crockett
Film Editor:
Ross Bradley
Film Editor:
James Dowd
Executive Producer:
Martin Davidson
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Production Company:
Lion Television