Britain's Most Historic Towns

October 2018
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Season 1 Episode 5 - Regency Cheltenham

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Professor Alice Roberts tells the story of the Regency period by studying the history of Cheltenham, Britain's Most Regency Town. To fully understand the period, Alice attends a period society ball, investigates the rigid social hierarchy of the age and explores the Regency fondness for enemas.
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Season 1 Episode 4 - Tudor Norwich

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Professor Alice Roberts tells the story of Tudor England by studying the history of Norwich, Britain’s Most Tudor Town. In the course of her investigation, Alice learns the harsh reality of religious intolerance, uncovers the origin of Norwich FC’s iconic Canary, and is subjected to some humiliating Tudor justice.
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Season 1 Episode 3 - Norman Winchester

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Professor Alice Roberts tells the story of Norman England by studying the history of Winchester, Britain’s Most Norman Town. To get to grips with the Normans, Alice attempts to storm a castle in chain mail, investigates the origins of modern surgery, and tucks into an appetising eel pie.
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Season 1 Episode 1 - Roman Chester

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Professor Alice Roberts tells the story of Roman Britain by studying the history of Chester, Britain’s 'Most Roman Town'. During her time in Chester, Alice enjoys an authentic Roman feast, heads deep underground to check out an extraordinary archaeological find, and explores a radical theory regarding the Romans’ plans for...
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