The Best Episodes of Walking with Cavemen
Last Updated: May 4, 2019
Ground-breaking special effects illustrate the drama of human evolution in Professor Robert Winston's four-part new series.Series examining the world of the prehistoric ancestors of modern-day humans.
#1 - The Survivors
Season 1 - Episode 4
A focus on a group of Homo heidelbergensis, advanced tool users who lived in family units but who were incapable of imagination, and their descendents the Neanderthals and Homo sapiens, who came to conquer the world.
#2 - Savage Family
Season 1 - Episode 3
An extraordinary new breed of ape-man called homo ergaster has taken over Africa. They are expert tool-makers, food-finders and travellers, but where they differ most from their predecessors is in their communal lifestyle. The third instalment of Professor Robert Winston's series on human ancestry travels back one-and-half million years to explore this innovative creature.
#4 - Blood Brothers
Season 1 - Episode 2
Two species of ape-man feature in the second of Professor Robert Winston's series on human ancestry: the gentle, root-munching Paranthropus boisei and the enterprising scavenger Homo habilis. Who had the best strategy for survival in their prehistoric world?