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3 February 2005 (UK) See more »
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Tony Robinson examines the claims made in Dan Brown's best-selling novel, "The Da Vinci Code." | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Tony Robinson ... Himself - Host
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Michael Baigent ... Himself - Author
Richard Barber ... Himself - Historian
Thomas Bridwell ... Himself - Historian
Ann Graham Brock ... Herself - Bible historian

Dan Brown ... Himself - Author
Jean-Luc Chaumeil ... Himself - Journalist
Philippe de Cherisey ... Himself (archive footage)
Arnaud de Sède ... Himself - Son of Gérard de Sède
Gérard de Sède ... Himself (archive footage)
Henry Lincoln ... Himself - Author (archive footage)
Charles Nicholl ... Himself - Historian
Elaine Pagels ... Herself - Bible historian
Pierre Plantard ... Himself (archive footage)
Margaret Starbird ... Herself - Author
Thierry Vregil ... Himself - Priest
Juliet Wood ... Herself - Folklorist

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Kashaf Chaudhry 
 
Produced by
Philip Clarke .... executive producer
Emily Cleaver .... assistant producer
Siân Price .... assistant producer
Simon Raikes .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Buckley 
 

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Denmark:90 min (2 parts)
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UK:PG (DVD rating)

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Tony Robinson:2000 years ago, thirteen people sat down to eat what would become the most famous meal in history.
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Robinson and archeology, 17 June 2006
Author: tonyspencer from France

Most people know Tony Robinson from comedy roles, but he has hosted several series of Time Team, where each episode a bunch of archaeologists have four days to investigate a site. The series is well known and popular in the UK.

This explains the part about digging up the church.

A thoroughly good documentary, although there is other stuff that could have been mentioned. There is another legend that Mary Magdalene arrived by boat with her sister Martha and brother Lazarus (of raising from the dead fame) in Marseille and and later spent 30 years in a cave in La Saint Baume, south east France, which is not covered.

The error in transcribing Sang Real could have had better coverage too, but 90 minutes is quite long for a TV documentary.

There are quite a few comedic parts, like the bobbing head Christ figure in the car.

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