The Ness on TV

In January 2017, the BBC aired a three part  documentary Britain’s Ancient Capital, Secrets of Orkney, featuring the Ness of Brodgar excavations and presented by Neil Oliver and Chris Packham who spent much time dig site in the summer of 2016.

All three episodes are available to view online.

Episode 1

Britain’s Ancient Capital Secrets of Orkney… by cosmosdocumentaries

Episode 2


Britain’s Ancient Capital Secrets of Orkney… by cosmosdocumentaries

Episode 3


Britain’s Ancient Capital Secrets of Orkney… by cosmosdocumentaries

The Ness has featured on TV before in its own hour long UK TV special, also hosted by Neil Oliver, a well-respected Scottish broadcaster and Friend of the Ness. This was not widely shown outside of the UK, but is available to view via Youtube:

The Ness of Brodgar also made it onto the prestigious PBS Newshour programme in the USA when site director Nick Card was in the USA on his lecture tour: