A History of Scotland is a Documentary programme.

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A History of Scotland

Archaeologist Neil Oliver explores more than 2,000 years of Scottish history, casting a fresh perspective on the events and characters of the country's past against a backdrop of stunning scenery and iconic landmarks. He begins by examining identity, starting in the first century AD, when the tribes of a place the Romans called Caledonia banded together to confront the legions of the Empire.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is A History of Scotland next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 August 7th, 8:00pm and on BBC 4 August 8th, 2:00am. See more...

Main Cast

Andrew Thompson
Image for Neil OliverNeil Oliver
Richard Downes