Time Team’s Timechester: A companion to Archaeology ISBN 0 7522 7218 7

Channel 4 books 2000

The award winning Time Team present their fascinating view of life through the ages in the imaginary British town of Timechester, based on Britain’s most popular archaeology programme.
Time Team’s Timechester: A Companion to Archaeology is centred around an innovative idea. The book follows the development of Timechester from prehistory to the modern age, taking as its inspiration the wide variety of British towns and villages that have hosted Time Team digs. As you turn the pages you will see the town grow and change, yet still with some elements remaining.
The Team provide a commentary on the gradual development of the town in their familiar style, along with illustrations by the series’ resident artist Victor Ambrus.
As they discover Timechester, the Team also discuss the most commonly used methods of archaeology on Time Team in an attempt to answer the many questions asked of them by viewers.
The book provides an accessible introduction to archaeology for all the family and features full-colour photographs from all the series of Time Team.
Time Team’s Timechester: A Companion to Archaeology is written by the popular archaeologists who appear each week on Time Team. Together they take you on a captivating journey through history as they delve deep into the past and provide their own views on archaeology and the way Britain has developed through time.