There has been life in Britain for more than a billion years, and when dinosaurs roamed our land and strange sea monsters swam in our seas, they left fascinating clues behind. Fossils hold the key to discovering the mysteries of ancient life, and provide a tantalizing glimpse of worlds long gone. The Fossil Detectives are on a journey throughout the British Isles, piecing together the clues that unlock the secrets of Britains extraordinary past. Fossil Detectives showcases Britains amazing wealth of fossil remains, inspiring the explorer in all of us. Each packed episode is based in a different region of Britain, breathing life into the countrys most spectacular fossil finds, and discovering how fossils are at the cutting edge of scientific research. So join Hermione Cockburn and a host of other top fossil loving celebrities including Sir David Attenborough and Blurs Alex James on a fossil adventure.