If the medieval dead could speak, what would they tell us? They would recount extraordinary tales of pagan rituals, plague, and the cruel land in which ordinary folk struggled just to stay alive. Now, centuries after they were buried, the medieval dead are about to rise from their graves. This series reveals true stories of medieval life by examining the skeletal remains that lie buried below the earth's surface. Combining atmospheric dramatic reconstructions of gripping stories with archaeological science, Medieval Dead takes viewers deeper into the medieval world than ever before.