In this fascinating series, TV historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver (Coast, A History of Scotland) travels the British Isles to tell the story of the very beginnings of our land and its people.
The series traces the development of Britain, from the glacial wasteland of 12,000 BC, through the glories of the Stone Age to the magnificence of international Bronze Age society – following the growth of farming and trade; the establishment of homes and hamlets and the sophisticated spiritual life of the country, including the incredible creation of the monument at Stonehenge.
In an engrossing series, Neil Oliver travels the length and breadth of the British Isles to explore some of its greatest wonders, discover the significance of renowned and lesser-known monuments and reveal how modern science is solving many ancient mysteries.
Release Date: 07 March 2011
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification
Subtitles: English for the hard of hearing