History Cold Case

October 2015
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The Woman and Three Babies - Professor Sue Black and her team analyse skeletons of everyday people from across the ages, shedding new light on the history of our forebears. In the sleepy commuter town of Baldock in Hertfordshire the team is called in to investigate the discovery of a skeleton dating from around 100 AD, buried in a bizarre position, along with the remains of three babies. Is she Celt or Roman and is she the earliest recorded mother of triplets in Britain? (From the UK) (Document...
September 2015
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The York 113 - Professor Sue Black and her team analyse skeletons of everyday people from across the ages, shedding new light on the history of our forebears. In 2008, construction workers just beyond York's city walls uncovered 113 bodies in a mass grave. The team spots an incredibly rare genetic peculiarity in two of the skeletons among the 113 and wonder whether they have stumbled on a pair of brothers, one of whom was severely disabled. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 3 of 4) PG CC
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The Skeletons of Windypits - Professor Sue Black and her team use forensic science to shed new light on the history of our forebears. For decades, experts have remained baffled by a jumble of human bones discovered in a series of caves on the North York Moors, known as the Windypits. One discovery in particular stands out - a tangle of bones that might belong to a family from two thousand years ago. The team's search for answers leads them to a dark world of ritual sacrifice and right back to t...
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The Bodies in the Well - Professor Sue Black and her team analyse skeletons of everyday people from across the ages, shedding new light on the history of our forebears. When the remains of 17 people - men, women and 11 children - were discovered in a dry well shaft in Norwich city centre, the local community were keen for answers about who these people were and what happened to them. Thought to date from the early 1200s, this becomes a case of suspected medieval murder. (From the UK) (Documenta...
January 2015
54:26

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Crossbones Girl - This series follows the fascinating work of world-renowned scientist Professor Sue Black and her team at the University of Dundee as they analyse skeletons of everyday people from across the ages, shedding new light on the history of our forebears. In this episode, a skeleton unearthed in an archaeological dig in the historic borough of Southwark in London sparks a new cold case when it is found to be covered with disfiguring scars. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 2 o...
December 2014
54:27

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Stirling Man - This four-part series follows the fascinating work of world-renowned scientist Professor Sue Black and her team at the University of Dundee as they analyse skeletons of everyday people from across the ages, shedding new light on the history of our forebears. In the first episode, the team open up the historical cold case of a mysterious 600-year-old skeleton discovered by accident in a series of forgotten rooms in Scotland's Stirling Castle. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Pa...
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Mummified Child - This series follows the fascinating work of world-renowned scientist Professor Sue Black and her team at the University of Dundee as they analyse skeletons of everyday people from across the ages, shedding new light on the history of our forebears. In the final episode, the team heads back into a dark corner of the 19th century, to a time when corpses were turned into trophies and children were sold by the inch. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 2 of 4) PG CC
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Ipswich Man - This series follows the fascinating work of world-renowned scientist Professor Sue Black and her team at the University of Dundee as they analyse skeletons of everyday people from across the ages, shedding new light on the history of our forebears. In this episode, an apparently African skeleton, unearthed near a medieval English monastery, pushes Professor Black's forensics team to its limits. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 1 of 4) G CC
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