Series 1, Episode 4
Viewers can delve into the lives of the Smashing Saxons, Vile Victorians, Rotten Romans and Terrible Tudors, in this week's edition of the comedy history series hosted by a talking rat.
Anglo Saxon Ghost Hunt provides Saxon hints on how to prevent your home from being "haunted", a glimpse into Oh Yea! magazine offers the latest news and gossip from Tudor times and Ready Steady Feast features the eclectic and bizarre menu of Victorian eccentric Dr William Buckland, who delighted in digesting everything from an elephant's trunk to the mummified heart of King Louis XIV.
Over on HHTV News, meanwhile, Bob Hale gives a condensed, two-minute run down of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Finally, Queen Elizabeth I and Henry VIII join together to sing about Britain's biggest feuders: The Tudors.
- Thursday 7th May 2009
- BBC One
- 30 minutes
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