Ep. 361 - Professor Alice Roberts

Professor Alice Roberts is and academic and presenter who has presented more than a hundred television documentaries, ranging across human biology, history and archaeology. Her longest running series, BBC Two’s Digging for Britain has been going strong for more than ten years. She first appeared on television in 2001, as a human bone specialist on Channel 4’s Time Team. She went on to present Coast on BBC Two, and then to write and present a range of television series for the BBC, including The Incredible Human Journey, Origins of Us and Ice Age Giants, as well as several Horizon programmes. She’s also fronted several history series on Channel 4 including Britain’s Most Historic Towns, Fortress Britain and Ancient Egypt by Train, as well as Curse of the Ancients and Royal Autopsy on Sky History. She’s written numerous popular science books including The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being, which was shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2015 .

Alice Roberts is guest number 361 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things she'd like to put in a time capsule; four she’d like to preserve and one she’d like to bury and never have to think about again .

For tour tickets, books and everything else Alice Roberts, visit - alice-roberts.co.uk .

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Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .

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