Pick of the Day King Arthur’s Britain: The Truth Unearthed
BBC Two, 9pm
Little is known about Britain in the dark ages (the fifth and sixth centuries), a period that saw the Romans depart and the AngloSaxon invaders arrive. Now Alice Roberts reveals the truth about a time for which no reliable records survive and, as an added bonus, she employs archaeological discoveries and big science to decode the “medieval fake news” that shrouds the legend of King Arthur. Did a superhero really emerge to unite a divided kingdom?