Take a trip back in time to when the Mary Rose was still sailing the seas in the BBC television special “The Mary Rose: A Timewatch Guide.” The television program is available on FilmOn.

“The Mary Rose: A Timewatch Guide” follows the search and excavation for the British maritime ship, the Mary Rose. The special also shows how much the project added to underwater archaeology as we know it. Here’s more about the special.

“Historian Dan Snow explores the greatest maritime archaeology project in British history – the Mary Rose. Using 40 years of BBC archive footage Dan charts how the Mary Rose was discovered, excavated and eventually raised, and what the latest research has revealed about this iconic ship and her crew. Dan also investigates how the Mary Rose project helped create modern underwater archaeology, examining the techniques, challenges and triumphs of the divers and archaeologists involved.”

“The Mary Rose: A Timewatch Guide” is one of the many programs you can view on FilmOn, as well as programs from other UK live TV channels, including BBC One, BBC Two, BBC News, FOTV-UK (which is embedded below), ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and many more. FilmOn also has streaming movies, original content and exclusive programming. FilmOn is available for free in SD or, for a low monthly subscription, in HD with added DVR recording space.

What do you think about “The Mary Rose: A Timewatch Guide”? Give your opinions in the comments section below.


By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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