Natalie Haynes joins Time Team | Archaeological digs now a YouTube channel

Natalie Haynes joins Time Team

Archaeological digs now a YouTube channel

Former stand-up Natalie Haynes is taking over from Tony Robinson on a revived  Time Team.

The comedian and classicist will be fronting the archaeological series in its new guise as a series alongside historian   Gus Casely-Hayford OBE.

Time Team was axed by Channel 4 in 2014 after 20 years and now exists online, funded by Patreon.

Haynes said: 'I’m thrilled to be joining Time Team. I’ve spent years poring over archaeological finds in museum catalogues and academic papers, and now I get to be there for the discovery! I can’t wait to get started, and I can’t wait to be working with Gus and all the other experts. It will be such a treat.'

Producer Tim Taylor, who created the series, added: 'We’re delighted that Gus and Natalie are joining us to present the digs. I know they share my own excitement and thrill at making new discoveries, as well as my passion for sharing these with a wider audience.

'I couldn’t think of a better combination to lead Time Team in this exciting new chapter.;

Published: 11 Sep 2021

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