Four episodes of the BBC historical investigation series in which a team of experts investigate local myths and legends and do their best to separate fact from fiction.
The Secrets Of The Smugglers' Tunnels Colin Oakden's pub in Porthleven is the centre of the local smuggling myths. He has no hard evidence and wants to know if he is falsely advertising his pub as a Smuggling Inn; his business and reputation are at stake. Hidden Highwaymen Alice Boyd has lived in Devizes for just over 10 years and has had her interest raised by a 'Robber's Stone' on the Ordnance Survey map. She wants to know more about the robbers' side of the story, and the history of crime and punishment in this case. City Under the Sea Jane Hampshire's father Roland Parker, had a lifelong interest in the history of Dunwich. He always wanted to know more about the lives m the men who fought so hard to save the medieval town. Jane wants Jonathan, Nick and Miranda to recreate the Dunwich that disappeared 700 years ago and map a city now lying beneath the waves; a very tall order. The Town of Black Silk Mildred Flume worked in Courtauld's Silk Factory in Halstead in the 1950s and the discovery of her Granny's birth certificate has sparked her interest. She wants to develop her family tree and know how far back her silk connections go.