Neil Oliver visits the Broch of Gurness, the ruins of a tower in Orkney, built around 400 BC, and Tre'r Ceiri hillfort, built in Wales around 200 BC, and contrasts their purposes.
Neil Oliver examines the Battersea Shield and Kirkburn Sword as examples of Celtic art in Iron Age Britain.
Neil Oliver meets metallurgist Marcos MartinonTorres who demonstrates how silver was extracted from lead by Romans.
Neil Oliver meets weapons expert Andy Deane who demonstrates the use of the long, iron slashing swords used by Celtic tribes to resist Roman invasions in the first century BC.
Neil Oliver visits a glassmith, who demonstrates how Romans produced glassware in Britain, and later discusses the impact glass windows might have had on Celts.
Neil Oliver meets food historian Sally Grainger who demonstrates how the wealthy cooked and what they ate in Roman Britain.
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