On Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:17:59 +0100, "GordonD" <email@example.com> wrote:
>"Martin" wrote in message
>On Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:25:56 +0000 (UTC), Gordon Freeman
>>Howard.firstname.lastname@example.org (Howard) wrote:
>>> Fascinating program in parts but infested with romantisisatin and
>>> rampant nationalistic speculation delivered as fact.
>>> Why can't these archeologists be more like scientists and less like self
>>It's thanks to the unique way BBC programme making is funded, which means
>>the production companies tailor the programmes for sale to the American
>>market: as they've already got the BBC's funding in their pockets they
>>don't need to take British viewers into account.[/color]
>It's the result of archeology being at one time exclusively the subject of
>classical scholars. It's a very poor science. You can't blame the BBC for
>Tony Robinson's Channel 4 archeology programmes are very similar to the
>In other words, "very popular so the BBC stole the idea."[/color]
The BBC had archeology programmes and series long before Channel 4 existed.
Blame archeologists for the **** they talk and write not TV.
Martin in Zuid Holland