The presenter continues his examination of the history of belief, superstition and religious experience in Britain. In this edition, he explores how, in pre-Christian society, the Roman gods influenced life and examines why, with human sacrifice a very real threat, people considered it vital to keep the deities on side. Tony also tries to re-create a full-scale replica of the Wicker Man, but draws the line at voluntary self-castration required by the goddess Cybele.
Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters. More4: 8.00pm
Story by Sheena McGinley | 19:25 | Saturday 24th November 2012 | TV Highlights
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