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Evidence of Vikings

Synopsis
Although a warlike people, the Vikings are seen to be great navigators, crossing uncharted seas to discover new lands. Robin Knox-Johnston finds that a Viking navigational system is more accurate than a magnetic compass.
Series
Timewatch, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 60 min.
Year of production
1995
Availability
Sale; 1996 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 on 8 Oct 1995.
Subjects
Archaeology; History
Keywords
Vikings

Credits

Producer
Alan Ereira
Contributor
Laurence Rees
Cast
Robin Knox-Johnston 

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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