Mary-Ann Ochota presents Britain Afloat. This week exploring the story of the punt, a boat that helped our ancestors survive in some of Britain's toughest environments. Saturday 21st October at 8pm on BBC Two.
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In the final episode of the series, Mary-Ann Ochota explores Britain’s strange and unusual past for Mystic Britain on Tuesday 2nd July at 8pm on the Smithsonian Channel. And on Thursday 4th July at 3pm join her on BBC Radio 4’s Open Country joining former members of the armed forces as they unearth…
In the penultimate episode of the series, Mary-Ann Ochota explores one of Britain's best known but most mysterious sites and consider new theories about why Stonehenge was built on Mystic Britain, Tuesday 25th June at 8pm on the Smithsonian Channel.
Mary-Ann Ochota dons deer skull headdresses, does some ancient DIY, and tries to commune with the old gods as she investigates Britain's Ice Age shamans on Mystic Britain, Tuesday 17th June at 9pm on the Smithsonian channel.
In this week's episode of Mystic Britain, Mary-Ann Ochota helps build a copy of the oldest house in Britain and gets to grips with ice age woodwork - the oldest in Europe. Join her on the Smithsonian Channel on Tuesday 11th June at 8pm.
In the next episode of Mystic Britain, Mary-Ann Ochota discovers the practise Mummification, usually associated with early Egyptians or Peruvians, had reached Britain during the prehistoric Bronze Age. Learn how their techniques differed on Tuesday 4th June at 8pm on the Smithsonian Channel.
In the fifth episode of Mystic Britain, Mary-Ann Ochota reveals a chance discovery of a gold-filled Anglo-Saxon royal tomb at Prittlewell, Essex and asks the question: who was this this ancient royal? Find out on the Smithsonian Channel on Tuesday 28th May at 8pm.