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Series 16 Episode 5: Blood, Sweat and Beers: Risehill, North Yorkshire

Tony Robinson ventures to the wild and windswept heights of the Yorkshire Dales to uncover a story of murder, suicide and heroic endurance against the elements. In an archaeological first, the team investigate a settlement lived in by the railway navvies, probably the toughest, most lawless breed of the Victorian era. The Risehill camp was built during the construction of the Settle to Carlisle railway.

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  • Tony RobinsonHost