Chronicle (UK TV series)

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Chronicle[1] is a BBC Television series shown monthly and then fortnightly on BBC Two from 18 June 1966 to its last broadcast in May 1991. Chronicle focused on popular archaeology and related subjects.

Episode list[edit]

Dates are of the episode's first broadcast.

  • Vikings in North America (18 June 1966)[2][3]
  • The Roman Goose March: The Holy Sailors (31 December 1966) by Glyn Daniel and Magnus Magnusson[2][3]
  • The Fall Of Constantinople (25 October 1967)[3]
  • The Fall of Constantinople (25 November 1967) by John Julius Norwich[2]
  • The Last Days of Minos (23 December 1967) by Magnus Magnusson[2][3]
  • Silbury Dig: The Heart of the Mound (27 July 1968) by Magnus Magnusson[2][3]
  • The Realms of Gold (8 February 1969) written and introduced by John Julius Norwich, music by Delia Derbyshire[4]
  • The Great Iron Ship (13 June 1970)[2][3]
  • Cracking the Stone-Age Code (31 October 1970) by Professor Alexander Thom[2][3]
  • The Tree That Put The Clock Back (1971)[3]
  • The Lost Treasure of Jerusalem...? (1972) presented by Henry Lincoln
  • The Lost World of the Maya (6 October 1972) by Magnus Magnusson[2][3]
  • The Ape Man That Never Was (7 May 1973)[2][3]
  • The Priest, the Painter and The Devil (1974, repeated in 1979) presented by Henry Lincoln
  • The 'Celebration' of the 100th Chronicle (25 April 1974)[2]
  • True or False? (20 June 1974) by Magnus Magnusson[2]
  • The Gold Of The Thracian Horsemen (15 January 1976)[3]
  • Pompeii (1976)[3]
  • The Key to the Land of Silence (8 March 1977)[2][3]
  • Revelations Of A Mummy (1977)[3]
  • Aphrodite's Other Island (20 November 1978) by Professor Colin Renfrew[2][3]
  • The Shadow of The Templars (1979) presented by Henry Lincoln
  • Tomb of the Lost King (20 April 1979) by Roy Davies, with Manolis Andronikos[5][3]
  • Digging from the Air (1 June 1979)[2]
  • Lost Kings of the Desert (3 October 1979)[2][3]
  • Black Napoleon (23 April 1980)[3]
  • Yankees At The Court Of King Wiglaff (28 May 1980)[3]
  • Orpheus And The Gentleman Farmer (29 April 1981)[3]
  • The Cottage (1982)[3]
  • Lost City of the Incas (24 January 1984)[2][3]
  • The Wreck Of The Mary Rose - Part 4 (1984)[3]
  • The Vase (14 June 1989)[3]
  • Sutton Hoo (16 August 1989)[2][3]
  • Digging for Slaves (13 September 1989)[2]
  • Macedonia A Civilisation Uncovered (14 Feb 1990)[3]
  • The Face Of Tutankhamun 1: The Great Adventure (20 November 1992)[3]
  • The Face Of Tutankhamun 2: Wonderful Things (27 November 1992)[3]
  • The Face Of Tutankhamun 3: Everywhere The Glint Of Gold (4 December 1992)[3]

Notes[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Ray Sutcliffe (Editor), Chronicle: Essays From Ten Years of Television Archaeology (BBC Publishing, 1978).

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