The Trouble with Temples

Sunday 4 January at 5:40pm on C4

Tony Robinson leads his troop of archaeologists and experts into battle for their 16th series. This first of 13 new episodes – over which the team increase their tally to digging 175 sites across the country – starts the series on a high. For the last 15 years, finding even one Roman temple has eluded the team. But in a field in Hertfordshire, near the old Roman Road of Watling Street, digging is immediately promising: there are walls, Roman bricks and tiles, and the first shape in the ground looks temple-like. But that proves to be just the beginning…

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