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Ti me Te a m Ti me Te a m Time Team started as an experiment and has become an institution. As the programme celebrates its 200th episode, we take a quick look back, and a sneaky peek forward, at the show that has brought archaeology to the masses.
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im Taylor is excited. He is just back from a day viewing sites somewhere in the Mediterranean (he won’t give an exact location), where he has seen Neolithic shelters containing the bones of
Tcurrent archaeology | www.archaeology.co.uk pygmy hippopotami, Roman tombs eroding out of an exposed cliff, and an early Christian area ‘carpeted’ by a nearly untouched mosaic.
aboVe My how you’ve changed! The original Time Team members, from left: Tony Robinson, Victor Ambrus, Carenza Lewis, the late and muchmissed Robin Bush, Phil Harding and Mick Aston.
He is clearly blown away by the archaeology, and most of all by the potential opportunity to film there and share what he has seen with the viewing public. As we chat briefly about the show, it becomes very clear that Tim is entirely focused on the future; far from being over, far from being a tired format, far from having reached the end of the road, Time Team has plenty of new action in store. And they have only got three days...
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