Tony Robinson’s History of Britain “Middle Ages” 21 October 2022: Series 2 Episode 4 on Channel 5

Tony Robinson's History of Britain "Middle Ages" 21 October 2022: Series 2 Episode 4 on Channel 5 11The actor delves into people’s lives during the Middle Ages by telling the story of Richard Rakiere, a sewage worker known as a gong farmer who worked in the dark emptying cesspits. He also discusses how frustrated novice nun Joan faked her own death to escape the convent and flee with her boyfriend, as well as the fame gained by jester Roland Le Pettour due to his talent for breaking wind.



About Tony Robinson’s History of Britain

Taking a ‘bottom-up’ view of history by exploring the everyday lives of ordinary people.

This show is broadcast on Channel 5.

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