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Streaming video footage from the Search for Richard III, and high quality downloadable files for broadcast media purposes.


The Search for Richard III – The Archaeological Dig – a 7 minute film

Project manager Richard Buckley from University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) discusses the 'Greyfriars Project', the excavation in August 2012 of a council car park which unearthed a skeleton subsequently identified as the mortal remains of King Richard III.

The Search for King Richard III - Identifying the Remains

Dr Turi King from the University of Leicester's Department of Genetics and Dr Jo Appleby from the University's School of Archaeology and Ancient History discuss the scientific processes and techniques which will be applied to the skeleton found under a council car park in September 2012, techniques which will subsequently confirm the remains as those of King Richard III.

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These and other clips are available to view on YouTube and on our Search for Richard III public website.

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