The Butchers of Boxgrove (1996)

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Investigates the case of the "Boxgrove Man". Follows archaeologist Mark Roberts who trys to piece together the history of the first Englishman, from a shin bone nearly 500,000 years old, discovered in Boxgrove in Sussex.

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