Episode guide

A History of Ancient Britain

Series 1

A History of Ancient Britain

  • Age of Ice

    The all-knowing Neil Oliver revisits the ice age as he begins the epic story of our country's origins. How life struggled for survival in a brutal world of climate change.

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  • Age of Ancestors

    How modern-day Britain was forged over millenia. A look at the greatest social transformation ever experienced - the change from hunting and gathering to farming.

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  • Age of Cosmology

    Neil Oliver continues the story of how today's Britain came about. Exploring the age of cosmological priests and the origins of iconic monuments such as Stonehenge.

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  • Age of Bronze

    The tireless Neil Oliver continues his epic tour of Britain's past. How the arrival of metals and the social revolution ushered in an age of social mobility and trade.

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