About the Documentary

  • About the Project

    The Roman ruins in the modern city of Londinium are a testament to the legacy of the Romans. However, to most Londoners and tourists alike, these ruins remain virtually...

  • About Londinium

    Roman Londinium was established around 43 AD and eventually spanned an area the size of Hyde Park (350 acres). Little more than ten years after the founding (AD60), tragedy...

The Project

A team of archaeologists, budding producers and heritage specialists plan to create the first public funded documentary that tells the story of the Roman City of Londinium. The rise from just a frontier community of merchants to becoming the capital of Britannia and Roman Britain.

The project is to be funded by a crowd funding incentive. Crowd funding is the collective effort of individuals who network and pool their money to support projects. By reaching out to you, the audience… we can develop exciting new documentaries that break down the barriers of conventional TV.

Londinium

Roman Londinium was established around 43 AD and eventually spanned an area the size of Hyde Park (350 acres).

As a major roman centre, Londinium had an impressive collection of buildings that included a praetorium (governors palace), ampitheatre, forum, fortress, basilica, temples and several bath houses or Thermae.

After the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Britain became increasingly vulnerable to attack by Germanic invaders, namely Angles, Saxons, Jutes and Frisii. By the 5th century, Londinium turned to ruin.

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