Time Team Live

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Time Team Live
Directed by Tim Taylor
Presented by Tony Robinson
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 8
No. of episodes 64
Release
Original network Channel 4
Original release 23 August 1997 (1997-08-23) – 28 August 2006 (2006-08-28)
Chronology
Preceded by Time Signs
Time Team
Related shows History Hunters
Time Team Digs
Time Team Extra
Time Team America

Time Team Live is a British television series that airs on Channel 4. The first programme was shown in 1997 and the most recent was in 2006. Presented by the actor Tony Robinson, this is a live version of the archaeology series Time Team, showing more of what happens in real time, than when the cut-down episode airs on Channel 4.

Background

Time Team Live episodes came from historically important sites. Instead of showing a 'best of' show, the live episodes were broadcast whilst the digs were actually taking place. Later, regular episodes were made from the best of the live episodes. Normally, regular sites were recorded in the same method, however, only a few were selected for live broadcast. The regular episodes were either a special, or a normal series episode.

Episodes

Series 1 (1997)

# Episode Location Director Coordinates Original airdate
1 "Episode One" Turkdean, Gloucestershire Simon Raikes 51°52′10″N 1°51′23″W / 51.869531°N 1.856436°W / 51.869531; -1.856436 23 August 1997 (1997-08-23)
Over the course of the August Bank Holiday weekend, the team go to Turkdean in Gloucestershire to try to discover whether experts are correct in believing the site used to house Roman buildings.[1]
2 "Episode Two" TBA TBA TBA 23 August 1997 (1997-08-23)
3 "Episode Three" TBA TBA TBA 23 August 1997 (1997-08-23)
4 "Episode Four" TBA TBA TBA 24 August 1997 (1997-08-24)
5 "Episode Five" TBA TBA TBA 24 August 1997 (1997-08-24)
6 "Episode Six" TBA TBA TBA 24 August 1997 (1997-08-24)
7 "Episode Seven" TBA TBA TBA 25 August 1997 (1997-08-25)
8 "Episode Eight" TBA TBA TBA 25 August 1997 (1997-08-25)

Series 2 (1998)

# Episode Location Director Coordinates Original airdate
9 "Episode One" Bawsey, Norfolk TBA 52°44′59″N 0°29′16″E / 52.7497°N 0.48766°E / 52.7497; 0.48766 29 August 1998 (1998-08-29)
Iron Age settlement and Norman church
10 "Episode Two" TBA TBA TBA 29 August 1998 (1998-08-29)
11 "Episode Three" TBA TBA TBA 30 August 1998 (1998-08-30)
12 "Episode Four" TBA TBA TBA 30 August 1998 (1998-08-30)
13 "Episode Five" TBA TBA TBA 30 August 1998 (1998-08-30)
14 "Episode Six" TBA TBA TBA 31 August 1998 (1998-08-31)
15 "Episode Seven" TBA TBA TBA 31 August 1998 (1998-08-31)

Series 3 (1999)

# Episode Location Director Coordinates Original airdate
16 "Episode One" York, Yorkshire TBA TBA 3 September 1999 (1999-09-03)
Roman cemetery, Viking buildings and the medieval St Leonard's hospital
17 "Episode Two" TBA TBA TBA 3 September 1999 (1999-09-03)
18 "Episode Three" TBA TBA TBA 4 September 1999 (1999-09-04)
19 "Episode Four" TBA TBA TBA 4 September 1999 (1999-09-04)
20 "Episode Five" TBA TBA TBA 5 September 1999 (1999-09-05)
21 "Episode Six" TBA TBA TBA 5 September 1999 (1999-09-05)

Series 4 (2000)

# Episode Location Director Coordinates Original airdate
22 "Episode One" Canterbury, Kent TBA TBA 25 August 2000 (2000-08-25)
Roman temple, medieval kiln and Franciscan friary
23 "Episode Two" TBA TBA TBA 25 August 2000 (2000-08-25)
24 "Episode Three" TBA TBA TBA 26 August 2000 (2000-08-26)
25 "Episode Four" TBA TBA TBA 26 August 2000 (2000-08-26)
26 "Episode Five" TBA TBA TBA 27 August 2000 (2000-08-27)
27 "Episode Six" TBA TBA TBA 27 August 2000 (2000-08-27)

Series 5 (2001)

# Episode Location Director Coordinates Original airdate
28 "Episode One" Breamore, Hampshire TBA 50°57′18″N 1°46′19″W / 50.954994°N 1.772017°W / 50.954994; -1.772017 28 August 2001 (2001-08-28)
29 "Episode Two" TBA TBA TBA 29 August 2001 (2001-08-29)
30 "Episode Three" TBA TBA TBA 30 August 2001 (2001-08-30)
31 "Episode Four" TBA TBA TBA 31 August 2001 (2001-08-31)

Series 6 (2003)

# Episode Location Director Coordinates Original airdate
32 "Episode One" Great Easton, Leicestershire[2] TBA TBA 22 June 2003 (2003-06-22)
33 "Episode Two" Wolverhampton
Barnet, Greater London
Oakamoor, Staffordshire
TBA TBA 23 June 2003 (2003-06-23)
34 "Episode Three" TBA TBA TBA 24 June 2003 (2003-06-24)
35 "Episode Four" TBA TBA TBA 25 June 2003 (2003-06-25)
36 "Episode Five" TBA TBA TBA 26 June 2003 (2003-06-26)
37 "Episode Six" TBA TBA TBA 27 June 2003 (2003-06-27)
38 "Episode Seven" TBA TBA TBA 28 June 2003 (2003-06-28)
39 "Episode Eight" TBA TBA TBA 29 June 2003 (2003-06-29)

Series 7 (2005)

# Episode Location Director Coordinates Original airdate
40 "Episode One" TBA TBA 50°55′05″N 2°50′58″W / 50.918152°N 2.849492°W / 50.918152; -2.849492 2 July 2005 (2005-07-02)
A series of live programmes with a Roman theme, featuring 10 sites.
41 "Episode Two" TBA TBA TBA 2 July 2005 (2005-07-02)
42 "Episode Three" TBA TBA TBA 3 July 2005 (2005-07-03)
43 "Episode Four" TBA TBA TBA 4 July 2005 (2005-07-04)
44 "Episode Five" TBA TBA TBA 5 July 2005 (2005-07-05)
45 "Episode Six" TBA TBA TBA 6 July 2005 (2005-07-06)
46 "Episode Seven" TBA TBA TBA 7 July 2005 (2005-07-07)
47 "Episode Eight" TBA TBA TBA 9 July 2005 (2005-07-09)
48 "Episode Nine" TBA TBA TBA 9 July 2005 (2005-07-09)

2005 Extras

# Episode Location Director Coordinates Original airdate
49 "Episode One" TBA TBA TBA TBA
A series of live programmes with a Roman theme, featuring 10 sites.
50 "Episode Two" TBA TBA TBA TBA
51 "Episode Three" TBA TBA TBA TBA
52 "Episode Four" TBA TBA TBA TBA
53 "Episode Five" TBA TBA TBA TBA
54 "Episode Six" TBA TBA TBA TBA
55 "Episode Seven" TBA TBA TBA TBA
56 "Episode Eight" TBA TBA TBA TBA
57 "Episode Nine" TBA TBA TBA TBA

Series 8 (2006)

# Episode Location Director Coordinates Original airdate
58 "Episode One" TBA TBA TBA 25 August 2006 (2006-08-25)
Over the August bank holiday, they conducted excavations in three Royal gardens for the Queen. The event, timed to celebrate the Queen's 80th birthday, was Time Team's 150th dig. (For full descriptions of the findings, see Buckingham Palace and Buckingham Palace Garden, Windsor Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse.) In addition to the nightly programmes on Channel 4, six hours of live coverage was shown on More4.
59 "Episode Two" TBA TBA TBA 26 August 2006 (2006-08-26)
60 "Episode Three" TBA TBA TBA 26 August 2006 (2006-08-26)
61 "Episode Four" TBA TBA TBA 27 August 2006 (2006-08-27)
62 "Episode Five" TBA TBA TBA 27 August 2006 (2006-08-27)
63 "Episode Six" TBA TBA TBA 28 August 2006 (2006-08-28)
64 "Episode Seven" TBA TBA TBA 28 August 2006 (2006-08-28)

See also

References

  1. ^ "Time Team - Live". Unofficial Time Team Site. Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  2. ^ Kennedy, Maev (23 June 2003). "Time Team digs up row over DIY excavation". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 

External links

  • Time Team at Channel4.com
  • The Unofficial Time Team site Fan site
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