The Mud Men, Johnny Vaughan and Steve Brooker, are back for a second series of digging, delving, and unearthing along the banks of the River Thames and beyond. Follow them as they have a muddy good time in their hunt for buried treasure and hidden history.
1. Surrey Quays This episode is all about bottles of booze, as Mud Men Johnny Vaughan and Steve Brooker get stuck in the mud at Surrey Quays. Home to London's oldest and largest dock. 2. Fulham Palace Mud Men, Johnny Vaughan and Steve Brooker, mudlark on the foreshore by Fulham Palace Park, the summer residence of the bishops of London from the Middle Ages until 1975. 3. Isle of Dogs The Mud Men visit the Isle of Dogs which lies on a loop in the River Thames in the East End of London. During World War Two the area was badly hit as Germany tried to bomb the heart out of Britain's trade and shipping network. 4. Westminster This episode comes from the foreshore at Westminster, the epicentre of political power and the heart of our capital city for nearly 900 years. 5. Folkestone Mud Men Johnny Vaughan and Steve Brooker leave the Thames behind them and head to Folkestone where they meet a team of archaeologists racing against time to excavate a Roman villa. 6. Billingsgate The Mud Men, Johnny Vaughan and Steve Brooker are getting down and dirty at one of the oldest trading sites in London - Billingsgate Market. 7. Deptford This episode sees the Mud Men go back to Brooksey's old stomping ground in Deptford. A stop off for pilgrims travelling to London and later a major shipbuilding dock. 8. Regent's Canal The Mud Men are dipping their toes into different waters. They've drifted away from the foreshore to explore what lies beneath the surface of London's Regents Canal. 9. Blackwall This episode comes from Blackwall, a stones throw from London's financial district. Although these days it's most famous for its tunnel, in Blackwall's heyday pilgrims, explorers and shipbuilders rubbed shoulders with emigrants and convicts waiting for passage to the new world. 10. Plymouth The Mud Men pack up their buckets and spades and head to the south west for a spot of marine larking. Johnny, Steve and his trusty Lieutenant Rock have heard about a mudlark splinter cell larking up a storm in Plymouth. 11. Poland Mud Men Johnny Vaughan and Steve Brooker are on tour, travelling to Poland to discover the hidden history that lies beneath the ground of one of the country's most fascinating and ancient cities.