anatomist, author and broadcaster
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DIGGING FOR BRITAIN SERIES 1 by BBC (2011)

All four episodes of the documentary series that examines some of Britain's most important archeological digs. Dr. Alice Roberts is your guide through four historical time periods, each shedding light on an important era of our island's history. Episodes comprise: 'The Romans', 'Prehistory', 'The Anglo-Saxons' and 'The Tudors'.

ORIGINS OF US by BBC (2011)

Hidden in our bodies is the evidence of how we evolved into the adaptable, successful species we are today. Alice Roberts investigates the key adaptations in our bodies that contributed to our extraordinary success. Far from being inevitable, the evolution of our species is a product of chance.

This is a journey through your own body, 6 million years and 300, 000 generations, from a tree-dwelling ape in the forests of Africa, to you and the six billion other humans on Earth today.

THE INCREDIBLE HUMAN JOURNEY by BBC (2009)

Dr Alice Roberts travels the globe to discover the incredible story of how humans left Africa to colonise the world - overcoming hostile terrain, extreme weather and meeting other species of human along the way. She pieces together precious fragments of bone, stone and new DNA evidence and discovers how this journey changed these African ancestors into the people of today.