Bone Detectives: Britain's Buried Secrets

October 2020

October 24, 2020

3.0 25 x
...Buried Secrets: In a Bristol graveyard, the team investigate the grim discovery of sliced-open human skulls, linked to a local hospital, a celebrated surgeon and bodysnatching. (S2 Ep5)

Series 1, Episode 6 - Series 2 Episode 4

3.0 23 x
...Buried Secrets: A Wiltshire building site yields eight Roman cemeteries and the remains of a man beheaded after burial. Who did this, and why? Tori and the team investigate. (S2 Ep4)

Series 1, Episode 8 - Series 2 Episode 3

4.0 27 x
...Buried Secrets: Tucked away in a Runcorn industrial park is Europe's most excavated monastic site. It reveals a story of medieval knights, brutal murder and ancient disease. (S2 Ep3)

Series 1, Episode 7 - Series 2 Episode 2

3.0 36 x
...Buried Secrets: Roadworks on the A9 in Scotland uncover the remains of a young woman who lived and died in the early Bronze Age. Was she one of the so-called Beaker People? (S2 Ep2)
September 2020

Series 1, Episode 4 - Series 2 Episode 1

3.0 42 x
...Buried Secrets: The team visit a long forgotten cemetery in Ipswich, where 1400 bodies reveal signs of hard labour, disease, murder and possibly the country's first post-mortem. (S2 Ep1)
January 2020

Episode 3

Expired 4.0 105 x
The remains of over 100 young Anglo-Saxon men are found under a planned car park in Hampshire. Why were they denied a Christian interment and buried so remotely?

Episode 2

Expired 4.0 47 x
Tori and the team examine a stash of bones beneath an upmarket shopping arcade in Leeds, as they piece together the challenging lives of children from the industrial revolution

Episode 1

Expired 4.0 163 x
Five Bronze Age bodies have been found in a deep pit in Kent. One of them, an old woman, has been manipulated into a position where she is pointing at something. But at what? And why?