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Moving on the become part of the archaeological record

Mick Aston, Time Team expert, dies aged 66 A former resident academic on Channel 4’s popular archaeology show Time Team has died at the age of 66. His friend and former colleague Phil Harding confirmed the news and Time Team’s official Facebook and Twitter accounts also paid tribute to the retired academic with the message: “It is [...]

Remembering Mick Aston

It is with great sadness that we have learned that Mick Aston passed away on 24 June. Familiar to millions for his work on Time Team, Mick’s passion for archaeology and gentle good humour inspired countless viewers to follow in his footsteps. Show More Summary

Mick Aston: Using Maps

Where to begin? Mick reveals why the County Record Office should be the first port of call for any project investigating the local landscape. Maps, particularly early maps, are one of the most important sources for any local project similar to ours at Winscombe in Somerset. Show More Summary

Mick Aston, archaeologist at the heart of Channel 4's Time Team

Mick Aston, right, with fellow Time Team presenter Tony Robinson before an archaeological dig at Buckingham Palace in 2006. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA Mick Aston, who has died suddenly at the age of 66, was a leading academic archaeologist who attracted a large public following through the Channel 4 television programme Time Team. Show More Summary

Tributes to Time Team's Mick Aston

Mick Aston at the Museum of Somerset in 2011 Credit: ITV News West Country The TV archaeologist Mick Aston, who lived in Winscombe in Somerset has died aged 66. Professor Aston found fame with the Time Team programme and was known for his colourful jumpers. Show More Summary

R.I.P. Mick Aston

Professor Michael Antony 'Mick' Aston, FSA (1 July 1946 - 24 June 2013)For me, Mick Aston was one of those who got me really interested in landscape archaeology at an early age, the techniques of studying landscapes, and its use in Early Medieval studies. He was also an exemplary extra-mural teacher.

Mick Aston Interview

Mick Aston, formerly of television’s Time Team, answers questions submitted by Oxbow Books and David Brown Book Company customers. Candid, witty and refreshingly honest, Mick offers his personal thoughts on the current state of archaeological research in Britain, the relationship between archaeologists and metal detectorists and much more. Show More Summary

Prof Mick Aston visits archaeological dig at York's Guildhall and Mansion House

ONE of Britain’s most famous archaeologists has visited an excavation uncovering secrets from York’s past. Prof Mick Aston, former presenter of Time Team, dropped in at the dig between the Guildhall and Mansion House yesterday to meet staff from York Archaeological Trust and to look around the site. Show More Summary

Time Team: Unearthing the Roman Invasion

According to legend, archaeologist Mick Aston is reported to have boasted that given three days, he could assess any archaeological site. In 1994, the reality TV program Time Team was born, proving Aston's claim--or at least gathering evidence for it. Show More Summary

“cut down the informative stuff about the archaeology”

Scandal and outrage in the Time Team: Mick Aston quits Time Team after producers hire former model co-presenter Mick Aston, the archaeologist, has quit Time Team after producers hired a former model as the programme’s co-presenter. The 65-year-old, who has been on the show for 19 years, said he had been left “really angry” by changes which [...]

Mick Aston quits Time Team after producers hire former model co-presenter

Mick Aston, the archeologist, has quit Time Team after producers hired a former model as the programme’s co-presenter. The 65-year-old, who has been on the show for 19 years, said he had been left “really angry” by changes which led to the introduction of co-presenter Mary-Ann Ochota and some archaeologists being axed. Show More Summary

More on Dumbing Down British TV Archaeology

.Professor Mick Aston reportedly quit the British TV archaeology 'reality show' after being one of its iconic stars for 19 years after changes which were leading to a dumbing down of its archaeological content. The changes include the appointment of a new presenter, Mary-Anne Ochota (Craig). Show More Summary

Mick Jagger in the 1960s - pictures

Jagger sits in front of his prized Aston Martin DB6. This shot, taken by photographer Gered Mankowitz in 1965, is one of the most iconic portraits of the songwriter, whose…

Let Holloway manage as he sees fit; it worked for McCarthy

4 years agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Ian Holloway's impassioned defence of his team selection for the game with Aston Villa is reminiscent of Mick McCarthy's staunch belief that he was right to do the same thing versus Manchester United last year. Both managers should have the right to manage as they see fit and at the end of the year be accountable for their decisions

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