Richard III: the Reburial
Channel 4: Thu 26 March
2015, 10.00 – 13.00. Highlights 20.00 – 21.00
Live coverage of
Richard III’s re-internment at Leicester Cathedral. Jon Snow and experts discuss
his place in history and the issues surrounding the event. http://www.channel4.com/programmes/richard-iii-the-reburial/
BBC4 : Thu 26 March 2015, 23.00-00.0. 1/3
Repeat of three-part 2010 documentary
series. A look at how the Normans developed from a band of marauding Vikings
into the formidable warriors who conquered England in 1066.
BBC 2: Thu 26 March 2015, 21.00 – 22.00. 4/7.
Historical drama series, set in an Australian
penal colony, dubbed by some as historically inaccurate and clichéd. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05p5zck
BBC2 Fri 27 Mar 2015, 23:35 – 01.50.
Compelling 1989 film drama based on the
true story of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first
black regiment in the Union army during the American Civil War. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00l0g08
Chemistry: A Volatile History.
BBC 4: Sat 28 March
2015, 20.00 – 21.00. 2/3 The Order of the Elements:
Professor Al-Khalili looks at the 19th-century
chemists who struggled to impose an order on the apparently random world of the
Pavlopetri: the City Beneath the Waves
BBC2: Sat 28 March 2015, 20.05 – 21.05.
Just off the southern coast of mainland
Greece; an international team use cutting-edge technology to digitally raise the
oldest submerged city in the world from the seabed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b015yh6f
BBC Radio 3: Sun 29 March 2015, 21.00 – 21.45. 2/2
Bettany Hughes concludes
her journey through the Caucasus and traces how an anthropologist invented the
idea that this area was the home of the white race “The Caucasians”. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05ns9lv
BBC 1: Sun 29 March
2015, 21.00 – 22.00. 4/8
The new dramatisation
of Winston Graham’s well-loved novels set in 18th century Cornwall
Medieval Dead: Agincourt Band of
Mon 30 March 2015, 20.00 – 21.00. Series 2
| Episode 2
An exploration of the medieval world using
archive, archaeology and forensic research.