ITV series looking at the real men from the North who were traders rather than raiders, and whose main aim was to find a new land to settle and women to give them sons. In Cumberland and South-West Scotland, Lancashire, Ireland and the Isle of Man they found both.
VIKING - An ITV series about the real Vikings presented by ERIC ROBSON
Popular myth has them written off as bloodthirsty barbarians but on the shores of the Viking lake that we know as the Irish Sea we discover traces of a complex and enigmatic people. In the Lake District and Isle of Man, Ireland and South West Scotland and The Wirral Eric Robson brings the shadows of our Viking ancestors to vivid life
These real men from the North were traders rather than raiders whose main aim was to find a new land to settle and women to give them sons. In Cumberland and South-West Scotland, Lancashire, Ireland and the Isle of Man they found both.
DVD running time 100 mins approx.
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has produced award winning television programmes including The Wainwright Memorial Walk
and Wainwright's Remote Lakeland
under the umbrella of STRIDING EDGE PRODUCTIONS
whose comprehensive range of DVDs filmed in the beautiful countryside in Britain are hugely popular. Eric was ALFRED
walking companion in the only series the legendary fell walker made for BBC television (also available on DVD). Eric's day job is being Chairman of the world's longest running broadcast programme "Gardener's Question Time" on Radio 4 and he is Chairman of Cumbria Tourism. He is also the author of books such as After Wainwright
and The Border Line