HS2 – The Biggest Dig
For three years, FAME members have been working with documentary makers on the HS2 project. This work has results in a three part min-series: HS2 – The Biggest Dig. Presented by Anthropologist and anatomist Professor Alice Roberts and historian Dr Yasmin Khan, it is now airing on BBC Two, exploring the discoveries found in Britain’s largest ever archaeological programme.
The BBC series will focus on two major cemetery excavations – one adjacent to London’s Euston station and the other in Park Street, next to Birmingham Curzon Street station – the sites of two new HS2 terminals. Though over 60 sites have been worked on by over a 1,000 archaeologists during HS2.
The three part documentary series, HS2 – The Biggest Dig, airs on BBC Two weekly from Tuesday 15 September and will be available on BBC IPlayer. You can find the first episode here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000mmrc/britains-biggest-dig-series-1-episode-1