Alex Langlands

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Alex Langlands
Born 1976 (age 41–42)
Occupation Historian, BBC Presenter
Notable work
BBC Farm series

Alex Langlands is a British archaeologist and historian, also known for his work as a presenter of the educational documentary series on British television.

Langlands has degrees in medieval archaeology and world archaeology from University College London.[1]

Langlands has also worked in commercial archaeology before, going on to complete his MPhil/PhD in early medieval history and archaeology at the University of Winchester in 2013.[2]

Langlands is currently a Patron of the Heritage Crafts Association.

TV work

Langlands has been a presenter on the BBC historic farms series including Victorian Farm, Edwardian Farm and Wartime Farm, Tales from the Green Valley. He joined Time Team on Channel 4 in 2011.

In 2012 he was a competitor on BBC TV's The Great Sport Relief Bake Off.

In 2016 he co-presented the BBC Two series Victorian Bakers with Annie Gray, a historian, cook, lecturer and writer.

In November 2016 he co-presented the Channel 4 series Britain at Low Tide with paleobiologist Tori Herridge.[3]

Academic posts

In 2011 he edited an abridged version of Henry Stephens's Book of the Farm,[4] a work used as historical reference for the series Victorian Farm.

From October 2013 to August 2015 he was Lecturer at the University of Winchester.

In 2015 he took up the post of Lecturer in the Department of History and Classics at Swansea University.[5]


  1. ^ Alex Langlands - Archaeologist
  2. ^ "Alex Langlands University of Winchester". Archived from the original on 2015-05-25. Retrieved 2015-05-22.
  3. ^ Channel 4: Britain at Low Tide
  4. ^ London: Batsford. ISBN 9781906388911
  5. ^ Biography at Swansea University

External links

  • Official website
  • Alex Langlands on IMDb
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