Birth Of Britain 1/3

8:00pm Monday, January 17 on C4

Tony Robinson tells the epic story of how the Britain was formed, and how the earth beneath our feet has shaped the country we live in today. Tonight, Tony Robinson unearths volcanic treasures which lie beneath some of our most iconic landmarks. Tony travels the country, meeting the experts who reveal the impact of volcanoes on Britain’s development, from a volcano blasting in the heart of Edinburgh and mega-volcanoes unleashing Armageddon in Snowdonia, to unstoppable lava floods in Skye and a gigantic slab of magma beneath Northumberland giving a helping hand to the Romans.

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