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Saturday, 15 September, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Surrey History Centre Woking Surrey GU21 6ND

In this talk archaeologist Julian Richards will examine the ways in which archaeology has been portrayed on television, from the early days of ‘Animal, Vegetable, Mineral’ through the Time Team years and beyond. Drawing on his experience as the presenter of BBC 2’s ‘Meet the Ancestors’ and ‘Blood of the Vikings’ Julian will offer his own personal views on the world of TV archaeology – likes and dislikes!

Julian Richards is a freelance archaeologist, author and former broadcaster on TV and radio. After a long career in field archaeology Julian spent seven years working for the BBC, developing and presenting ‘Meet the Ancestors’ and ‘Blood of the Vikings’ on BBC 2 and ‘Mapping the Town’ on Radio 4. More recently he presented ‘Meet the Ancestors revisited’ on BBC 4.

Book a place online at www.surreycc.gov.uk/heritageevents