By investigating burial sites, The Viking Dead asks who the Norsemen really were, what the truth was about the raids and battles, and what everyday life in a Viking settlement entailed.
The Vikings are coming!
Well, they've truly been and gone by the time we get to your time, though your fascination with them seems to more than just linger.
If I might be allowed to speak my mind, I would even suggest it borders on obsession.
I should not grumble, however. I am in truth glad you give us early medieval folk some thought now and then. Really, I am.
So I am happy to announce that the UK premiere of Viking Dead begins July 31, 2018 at 8pm on Yesterday Channel.
Oh, by the way, the other Monk has a small part to play in the series. He pops up in episode 1, talking about the Viking raid on Lindisfarne. (You can see shots of the landscape there in the video).
Meanwhile, in an Anglo-Saxon monastery, a real monk goes about his honest labours...
For more information and schedule: Viking Dead
For my post last year on the Lindisfarne raid, click on the button below.