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Footslogger08 Dec 2017 3:44 a.m. PST

Digging for Britain is usually a BBC archaeology series, but on Wednesday 13th, 9pm, there's a special one the cavalry of Hadrian's Wall.

The trailer seemed to show a whole Turma's worth of reenactors training and fighting together, and for that alone, must be worth a look.

Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Dec 2017 4:20 a.m. PST

Yes absolutely- one to watch! The last episode was very good, too, with Vindolanda and siege works at Newark.

Cornelius Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2017 5:57 a.m. PST

Just emailed Daughter 1 the archaeologist, she's dug on the wall.

bc174508 Dec 2017 9:33 a.m. PST

It was the big thing on the wall this year with the cavalry appearing across the summer at various sites up and down the wall

I was lucky to see them twice but I am really glad that the BBC are spending air time on them…..much better use of licence payers money than another cookery program!

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