The history of Britain seen through the eyes of the powerful and wealthy has been told many times. But what about the rest of society? What was their experience of history in the 8,000 years before the emergence of modern society?
Bettany Hughes moves the spotlight to the everyday lives of ordinary people: the unofficial history of Britain.
In collaboration with of some of the country's top archaeologists and historians, Hughes pieces together the story of how the inhabitants of these islands evolved from the Stone Age to the Industrial Revolution.