Reconstruction of Homo heidelbergensis
Image credit Jose Luis Martinez Alvarez, Wikimedia Commons

“Neil Oliver tells the epic story of how Britain and its people came to be over thousands of years of ancient history – the beginnings of our world forged in ice, stone, and bronze.”


A damaged example of an early polished stone tool

The first in a four part series, A History of Ancient Britain, begins Wednesday, 9 February at 9pm on BBC2. Series 1, episode 1 is titled,  A struggle for survival in a brutal world of climate change and environmental catastrophe.

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