Richards investigates an Anglo-Saxon grave on a U.S. Air Force base in Suffolk, where the remains of a warrior in full battle regalia have been discovered alongside the bodies of his horse and a number of children apparently bearing weapons.
Richards joins a team of police officers and archaeologists to investigate the secrets of the past in a Stone Age burial chamber containing the remains of four people recently discovered in an Orkney barley field.
Richards and the team visit a couple's home built over a fifth-century graveyard in Winterbourne Gunner, near Salisbury. Under the garage they are surprised to discover a male skeleton which may be that of an Ancient Briton.
Richards investigates the discovery of a human jawbone in a Chester field, which led to the unearthing of a 12th-century chapel and the remains of medieval landowners. As archaeologists piece together the clues to present a Hampshire teacher with an image of his ancestors.
Richards investigates a rare Bronze Age grave on the Army's vast training ground on Salisbury Plain dating from the time of nearby Stonehenge to recreate a prehistoric bow and arrow to find out just how skilled and deadly this hunter might have been.
Richards helps an archaeological team remove three burials locked within a 19th-century vault, as an old cemetery is cleared for redevelopment near to the ruins of Coventry's blitzed cathedral. The discoveries help piece together the history of a family who lived more than 150 years ago and reflect the changing fortunes of the city.