Playlist - Shreds of Rome

Lost Histories produced documentary Shreds of Rome has a number of interviews with historians and archaeologists in the field of Roman Derbyshire, this documentary guides you through Roman Derbyshire.

Introduction to the project and how it came about

June 2013, I took my 12 year old nephew Kyah to Hadrians wall on a camping holiday. He stood looking at the wall and asked why the Romans had built it, I said it was ‘because the Romans needed a defense line’ and ‘they were bored’.

My nephew has always been a visual person; he takes in more knowledge being shown the historical value of the landscape, then reading about it.

After that holiday I read in the local newspaper of Romans settlements being found in Chester Green, Derby, unfortunately, I was not able to gain permission to photograph at the dig site, so I followed the coverage through the local news.

So here was born “Shreds of Rome” documentary.

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