A History of Ancient Britain Season 1
S01 E01Feb 9, 2011
Age of Ice Feb 9, 2011 Neil Oliver travels back to ice age Britain as he begins the epic story of the evolution of the land and its occupants over thousands of years of ancient history. In this episode he describes a struggle for survival in a brutal world of climate change and environmental catastrophe.
S01 E02Feb 16, 2011
Age of Ancestors Feb 16, 2011 Neil Oliver continues the story of how today's Britain and its people were forged over thousands of years of ancient history. It's 4,000 BC and the first farmers arrive from Europe, with seismic consequences for the local hunter-gatherers.
S01 E03Feb 23, 2011
Age of Cosmology Feb 23, 2011 Neil Oliver continues his journey through the world of Ancient Britain as he encounters an age of cosmological priests and some of the greatest monuments of the Stone Age, including Stonehenge itself. This is a time of elite travellers, who were inventing the very idea of Heaven itself.
S01 E04Mar 2, 2011
Age of Bronze Mar 2, 2011 Neil Oliver continues his epic tour of Britain's most distant past with the arrival of metals and the social revolution that ushered in a new age of social mobility, international trade, and village life.