Archaeologist Peter Ginn and historian Ruth Goodman, who is also a leading specialist in Tudor domestic life, return to front this six-part series, joined this time by archaeologist Tom Pinfold. The team turns the clock back to the year 1500 to take on the role of the lay-folk who did the bulk of the farming and crafting within monastic lands.
Beloved actress Penelope Keith hosts this delightfully quirky competition show to crown Britain’s “Village of the Year.” Along with her fellow judges-archaeologist Alex Langlands, garden designer Juliet Sargeant, and craft expert Patrick Grant-Penelope visits idyllic towns up and down Britain to partake in unique local events and charming traditions as she discovers what makes the perfect village.
Discover the history hidden along Britain’s 11,000 miles of coastline with this fun and fascinating docuseries. Paleontologist Tori Herridge and historian Alex Langlands join coastal archaeologists to uncover amazing stories of shipwrecks, abandoned villages, and forgotten harbors that only appear for a few hours each day when the tide goes out.
Tudor Farm Christmas will provide a fascinating mixture of festive customs which have been long forgotten, seeming completely alien to us now and others which are surprisingly familiar. They had Christmas Carols, Christmas Dinner and exchanged presents. But they also had the Lords of Misrule, ate boars heads and their versions of Mince Pies and Christmas Puddings had mutton as the main ingredient.
Paleontologist Tori Herridge uncovers fascinating remains of Britain’s history in this enlightening coastal archaeology series. From prehistoric monuments to medieval ruins and remnants of modern warfare, Tori reveals how people have learned to live alongside the sea amid its wonderful resources and destructive power.
Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold go back in time a few hundred years - figuratively, at least - as they learn how to build a medieval castle using only tools, techniques and materials that were available in the 13th century. It is an extensive project, which is part of a large archaeological experiment expected to take 25 years to complete