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Digging Up Britain: A New History in Ten Extraordinary Discoveries

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Because even if we can’t go digging right now, there’s LOADS of wonderful stuff we watch to make the most of our home-time to learn, to laugh and to continue learning about the past. We’ve pulled together a list of our favourite archaeology-themed programmes that are currently available to watch online – they’ll be guaranteed to keep you educated (and entertained) for a little while. Dave graduated with a degree in Archaeology from the Institute of Archaeology in London in 1999. [1] Personal life [ edit ] a b "Raksha Dave". Pitt Rivers Museum. Archived from the original on 17 January 2019 . Retrieved 4 July 2020.

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The first series consisted of four episodes, initially broadcast on BBC Two in August and September 2010. A second series of four episodes was broadcast in September 2011. Each episodes of first two series had covered archaeology of specific period. The programme returned as a series of three episodes on BBC Four in February 2015, covering the previous summer's investigations in specific geographical region of the United Kingdom in each episode. Each episode of this series was hosted in a regional museum. The same format as in series 3 was adopted for series 4 and 5, which first aired in March and December 2016, respectively. There was also a programme Digging for Ireland linked to the series [4] which had the same format and presenters as series 5; it was broadcast in February 2015. A sixth series of the programme began airing in November 2017, returning to the four-episode format (covering three geographical regions plus one special theme). This structure was retained for series 7 and 8, which aired in November 2018 and 2019 respectively. Four episodes titled The Greatest Discoveries aired in 2020. It returned for its 9th series in January 2022. [5] Fancy something fresh? This series follows our iconic excavation on Lindisfarne. Yes there are discoveries, and yes there is drama. But most importantly, there are the stories of the people who do the dirty work – the archaeologists themselves. It’s archaeology for the Netflix generation! Available on: DigVentures Digging Up Britain’s Past Every year, hundreds of archaeological digs from across the British Isles find clues that add to the great historical jigsaw of Britain’s story and our ancestors’ lives. In this series, archaeologists across the country have been given Dig Diary cameras to record their extraordinary discoveries as they happen, and Alice joins them on some of the most spectacular digs. From Neolithic hand axes to World War II fighter planes, elaborate Roman keys to Saxon swords, the rich history of the UK is revealed and examined like never before. The series sees the team visit Newcastle in search of a Roman fort, as well attempting to unearth the long-lost Lenton Priory in Nottingham. In North Yorkshire, they must dig deep in the hope of locating a Viking graveyard, and they’re also on the hunt for a secret army base in South Shields.

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Films! Documentaries! TV shows! Whether it’s a trashy fantasy-drama, a seriously in-depth piece of factual programming, or a bit of family fun, we all love to watch a bit of archaeology on the telly. British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the history of some of Africa’s old kingdoms. From Bunyoro and Buganda, to Nubia and Asante, this is a whirlwind tour of a continent, and a compelling mix of archaeological exploration and reportage. Over the course of two series, Gus digs into histories some of which you’ll know, and others which you won’t – but really should. Available on: Google it… The Cave of Forgotten Dreams

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Stuart Prior". Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, School of Arts. University of Bristol. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015 . Retrieved 19 September 2022. Norton, Andrew (31 May 2016). "Our New Man in Wales". Wessex Archaeology . Retrieved 19 September 2022. Raksha Dave (born 22 August 1977) is an archaeologist and TV presenter, and is the current President of the Council for British Archaeology.Digging For Britain is a British television series focused on last and current year archaeology. The series is made by 360 Production (now Rare TV) for the BBC and is presented by Alice Roberts. [2] [3] It was first aired in August 2010. Jarman, Cat (1 February 2022). River Kings: A New History of the Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 978-1-64313-870-1 . Retrieved 19 September 2022. Mysterious sinkhole in East Kennett surrounded by Romans with sarsen stones in the 4th century, possibly as a religious feature

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Dave featured regularly on Time Team between 2003 and 2013 as a field archaeologist. [4] She was a presenter on season 7 of Digging for Britain, broadcast in 2018. [1] She presented the BBC Learning Zone Ancient Voices programme on prehistory, broadcast in 2015, [5] and co-presented Pompeii’s Final Hours: New Evidence for Channel 5. [1]Cat Jarman". Jaipur Literature Festival London at the British Library. 2021 . Retrieved 19 September 2022. New Time Team crew members hail from Bournemouth University". Bournemouth University . Retrieved 19 September 2022. Excavation of the remains of P38 Lightning of Second Lieutenant Milo Rundall near Castleblayney in County Monaghan Matt Williams Interview". The Post Hole. Department of Archaeology, University of York. February 2012 . Retrieved 19 September 2022.

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Large concentration of Iron Age grain storage pits in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire dating to the 1st century BC Simon Young, BBC Commissioning Editor says: "We're incredibly proud of this series, which champions the tireless work of hundreds of archaeologists as they add new details to the rich history of Britain. If nothing else, Digging for Britain's 9th series is living proof that an almost inexhaustible collection of archaeological treasure lies hidden beneath our feet." Gravedigger to archaeologist". News and features. University of Bristol . Retrieved 19 September 2022. Ravilious, Kate (January 2014). "The Scientist's Garden". Archaeology Magazine . Retrieved 19 September 2022. Production, Screencut join and rebrand as Rare TV - Televisual". 25 January 2019 . Retrieved 8 February 2022.Jarman, Cat. "What archaeology tells us about human migration". TEDxBath. YouTube . Retrieved 19 September 2022. Steve Wynne, CEO, Strawberry Blond TV, said: “The history we unearthed right under people's noses was truly incredible. Who knew you could have a Roman fort, a Viking burial ground or William the Conqueror's lost priory buried under the petunias?" Digging for Britain (Documentary), 360 Production, Northern Ireland Screen, Rare-TV, 19 August 2010 , retrieved 12 January 2022 When five Ice Age mammoths are unearthed along with Neanderthal stone tools after 200,000 years, Sir David Attenborough joins a team of archaeologists from DigVentures to explore the latest evidence for life in Ice Age Britain. Available on: BBC One and iPlayer from 30 December 2021 The Great British Dig: History in Your Garden Dave is an advocate for increasing the diversity of archaeologists, [6] was a trustee for the Council for British Archaeology (CBA) and is a patron of its Young Archaeologists Club. [1] In July 2021 CBA announced that Dave had taken up the three-year presidency of the organisation. [7]

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