Bulding The Ancient City

Ancient Greek building surrounded by trees


Production Company: Brave New Media

Channel: BBC Four

Date: 07/2015–08/2015

Building the Ancient City is a two-part series exploring how the Athenians and Romans fed their burgeoning populations, how they housed them, got them to work without buses or trains, and coped with sanitation and waste disposal, all in a world without modern technology.


tpr media created a targeted media campaign to tie in with transmission, securing a BBC online blog, a slot on BBC World Service’s Weekend Show and a podcast for BBC History Magazine as well as blanket previews.