The BEST Episodes of Bonekickers

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 4, 2021

Network: BBC One

Set against the backdrop of Bath, a city steeped in 3,000 years of history, Gillian and her team – Dr Ben Akomfrah (forensic, objective), Professor Gregory Parton (encyclopaedic but terminally louche) and eager young post-grad intern Viv Davis – are brought in under a variety of imperatives to extract bodies, books, weapons and all manner of artefacts which lead them into an investigation of the past that will unlock dangers and mysteries in the present.

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The Lines Of War

#1 - The Lines Of War

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 5, 2008

In France, a British World War One tank is found. Some remains are inside. A feud between the Germans and the British starts.

star 8.35
62 votes
Directors: Nick Hurran
Writers: Tom MacRae
The Cradle Of Civilisation

#2 - The Cradle Of Civilisation

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 29, 2008

Gillian's ex-lover and archeologist from Iraq comes to Bath to repossess some Iraqi relics which were stolen.

star 8.26
66 votes
Directors: James Strong

#3 - Warriors

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 15, 2008

The team of archeologists uncovers bones that they think belonged to slaves from the 18th century. But soon, they realize the bones are connected with the crew of a ship.

star 7.03
125 votes
The Eternal Fire

#4 - The Eternal Fire

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 22, 2008

The team discovers secret chambers under the city of Bath. Those are dated to Celtic times and tell the love story of a queen and a Roman soldier.

star 6.23
92 votes
Follow The Gleam

#5 - Follow The Gleam

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 12, 2008

Professor Gillian Magwilde risks everything to find the greatest sword in history. She starts the same search that already made her mother go mad.

star 6.11
89 votes
Army Of God

#6 - Army Of God

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 8, 2008

During an excavation of medieval soldiers from the Crusades, archaeologist Gillian Magwilde and her team find themselves in mortal danger as their discoveries lead them to search for the True Cross. Meanwhile fanatical right wing Christian, Edward Laygass, stands in their way, buying the land where the excavation is taking place and declaring it Holy Ground.

star 5.02
131 votes
Directors: James Strong
Writers: Matthew Graham