Time Team Extra
|Time Team Extra|
|Presented by||Robin Bush|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Running time||30 minutes
|Original network||Channel 4|
|Original release||11 January – 8 March 1998|
|Preceded by||Time Signs
|Related shows||History Hunters
Time Team Digs
Time Team Live
Time Team America
Time Team Extra was a British television series that aired on Channel 4 in 1998. Presented by Robin Bush, it was a companion programme to the archaeology series Time Team, that first aired on Channel 4 in 1994.
Time Team Extra is an eight-part series, with each episode accompanying an episode of Time Team's fifth series. The episodes looked more into the history of the site being excavated.
The location footage for the series was filmed across the UK and Ireland, including Hampton Court Palace, Jorvik Viking Centre, Stonehenge and Mellifont Abbey. The interviews with the guest were filmed at Hughenden Manor in Buckinghamshire, in the library of Benjamin Disraeli.
Each episode of Time Team Extra is thirty minutes long and originally aired from 11 January to 8 March 1998 on Channel 4. In each episode, historian Robin Bush and a guest look back at the week before's Time Team episode. Time Team's fifth series aired from 4 January to 1 March 1998.
|1||"Episode One"||11 January 1998|
|Looking back at Time Team's dig in Richmond, Robin Bush interviews Dr. Simon Thurley, Director of the Museum of London.|
|2||"Episode Two"||18 January 1998|
|Bush talks to Dr. Francis Pryor, the President of the Council for British Archaeology and looks back at the episode in Greylake.|
|3||"Episode Three"||25 January 1998|
|Following Time Team's episode in Orkney, which looked into Viking burial mounds, Robin Bush speaks to Viking Britain expert John Hunter, a professor at the University of Birmingham.|
|4||"Episode Four"||1 February 1998|
|Bush speaks to Guy de la Bédoyère about the Time Team Roman dig at Turkdean in the Cotswolds.|
|5||"Episode Five"||8 February 1998|
|Robin Bush and his guest Professor Richard Bradley, of the University of Reading, look into Beaker culture following the Time Team episode based in Deià in Majorca.|
|6||"Episode Six"||15 February 1998|
|Bush talks to Professor Ronald Hutton about the Time Team episode based at a medieval manor house in Aston Eyre in Shropshire.|
|7||"Episode Seven"||1 March 1998|
|Joined by Dr. Peter Harbison, of the Royal Irish Academy and an expert of the early church in Ireland, Bush looks into St. Patrick's first church, the subject of the previous Time Team episode.|
|8||"Episode Eight"||8 March 1998|
|Assisted by Dr. Richard Lomas of the Durham University, an expert on early medieval village life, Robin Bush looks into the former village of High Worsall in Yorkshire.|
- "Time Team Extra". Unofficial Time Team Site. Retrieved 2008-02-16.
- "The 1998 Series". Unofficial Time Team Site. Retrieved 2008-02-16.
- "Time Team Extra - 1998-02- Greylake". Unofficial Time Team Site. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
- "Time Team Extra - 1998-03- Sanday". Unofficial Time Team Site. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
- "Time Team Extra - 1998-04- Turkdean". Unofficial Time Team Site. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
- "Time Team Extra - 1998-05- Deya". Unofficial Time Team Site. Retrieved 2008-03-01.
- "Time Team Extra - 1998-06- Aston Eyre". Unofficial Time Team Site. Retrieved 2008-03-01.
- "Time Team Extra - 1998-07- Downpatrick". Unofficial Time Team Site. Retrieved 2008-03-01.
- "Time Team Extra - 1998-08- High Worsall". Unofficial Time Team Site. Retrieved 2008-03-01.