This fascinating new series reopens historical cold cases with intriguing mysteries to solve. Remarkable stories of everyday people are painstakingly reconstructed, along with their faces which haven't been seen for centuries. Skeletons unearthed in a range of circumstances get the 'History Cold Case treatment', such as a bizarre mummy found by accident in the cellar of a Victorian house. Each forensic case opens a different window on the history of our forebears and takes us deep into gripping personal tales buried deep in British recorded history that we've never heard before.
Ipswich Man A seemingly African skeleton unearthed in medieval Ipswich. Who was he? Mummified Child A tiny, mummified body found in a cellar. What happened to this child? Stirling Man The skeleton of a gladiator, a 12th Century grave? Is he hero or villain? Crossbones Woman Can the team recover the identity of this Victorian Jane Doe?