Britain's Biggest Dig

Britain's Biggest Dig catch up

June 2022

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Excavations of cemeteries in London and Birmingham reveal the rise of two of Britain's greatest cities.

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Two huge excavations reveal the stories of two great cities. In advance of HS2 we dig deeper into the forgotten rich and poor in Georgian London, and in Birmingham, reveal how it became, the 'workshop of the world'.

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In advance of the construction of HS2, the biggest ever cemetery excavation in Britain reveals the forgotten stories of rich and poor in Georgian London and uncovers how the city became the centre of a global empire.