Richmond Castle featuring on Digging for Britain on BBC 2

in Richmond

Join Yorkshire fans tonight on BBC Two as “Digging for Britain,” hosted by the esteemed Alice Roberts, ventures into the heart of Northern Britain for a journey back in time. This week’s episode, “The Ep 3 North,” promises to unveil the rich tapestry of our past through the most compelling archaeological discoveries of 2021.

Airing: Tue 26 Mar 7pm – 8pm

From the depths beneath North Yorkshire’s Richmond Castle, where community volunteers unearth layers of history, to the precipice of the Orkney Islands, where archaeologists race against time to salvage remnants from a Neolithic tomb threatened by erosion, this episode is a testament to the dedication of those who strive to preserve our heritage.

Read more about the history of Richmond Castle with this piece from Dr Emma Wells.

Don’t miss this enlightening journey into our past, airing from 7pm to 8pm on BBC Two (excluding Northern Ireland). For those who can’t catch the live airing, catch-up options are available via NOW TV.


  • Presenter: Alice Roberts
  • Executive Producers: Rory Wheeler, Edward Hart
  • Series Producer: Theo Williams

Dive into the past with us, as “Digging for Britain” continues to reveal the hidden wonders beneath our feet.

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