Chronicle (UK TV series)wikipedia
Chronicle is a BBC Television programme that was shown monthly and then fortnightly on BBC Two from 18 June 1966 to its last broadcast on 29 May 1991.
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David Attenborough

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The series was commissioned by David Attenborough in 1966, and was produced by the Archaeological and Historical Unit headed by Paul Johnstone and later edited by Bruce Norman.
Programmes he commissioned included Man Alive, Call My Bluff, Chronicle, Life, One Pair of Eyes, The Old Grey Whistle Test, Monty Python's Flying Circus and The Money Programme.

Henry Lincoln

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It had however attracted some criticisms for sensationalising some of the subjects, for example in the three episodes by Henry Lincoln on the Rennes-le-Château "mystery" and Knights Templar conspiracy theory broadcast in 1972, 1974 and 1979 (the conspiracy theory wourld be further expounded in The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail and later became the inspiration for Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code).
He co-wrote three Doctor Who multi-part serials in the 1960s, and — starting in the 1970s — inspired three Chronicle BBC Two documentaries on the alleged "mysteries" surrounding the French village of Rennes-le-Château (on which he was writer and presenter) — and later from the 1980s on co-authored and authored a series of books of which, the pseudohistorical The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail was the most popular, becoming the inspiration for Dan Brown's 2003 best-selling novel, The Da Vinci Code.

The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail

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It had however attracted some criticisms for sensationalising some of the subjects, for example in the three episodes by Henry Lincoln on the Rennes-le-Château "mystery" and Knights Templar conspiracy theory broadcast in 1972, 1974 and 1979 (the conspiracy theory wourld be further expounded in The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail and later became the inspiration for Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code).
The book was first published in 1982 by Jonathan Cape in London as an unofficial follow-up to three BBC Two TV documentaries that were part of the Chronicle series.

Richard J. C. Atkinson

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It financed projects that they would film and televise, the first of which was an excavation on a prehistoric mound Silbury Hill undertaken by Richard Atkinson in 1968 which was broadcast live.
His Silbury work was part of an BBC documentary series Chronicle on the monument.

Mortimer Wheeler

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Other presenters include the archaeologists Colin Renfrew, Mortimer Wheeler, and David Drew, and the historian John Julius Norwich.
In spring 1973, Wheeler returned to BBC television for two episodes of the archaeology-themed series Chronicle in which he discussed his life and career.

Rennes-le-Château

Rennes le Château
It had however attracted some criticisms for sensationalising some of the subjects, for example in the three episodes by Henry Lincoln on the Rennes-le-Château "mystery" and Knights Templar conspiracy theory broadcast in 1972, 1974 and 1979 (the conspiracy theory wourld be further expounded in The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail and later became the inspiration for Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code).
In 1969, Henry Lincoln, a British supporting actor and screenwriter for the BBC, read Gérard de Sède's book while on holiday in the Cévennes.He produced three BBC2 Chronicle documentaries between 1972 and 1979 and worked some of its material into the 1982 non-fictional bestseller, Holy Blood, Holy Grail, that he co-wrote with Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh.

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The show was the forerunner of other popular BBC archaeology programmes, such as Buried Treasure and Chronicle.

Priory of Sion

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Lincoln expanded on the conspiracy theories, writing his own books on the subject, and inspiring and presenting three BBC Two Chronicle documentaries between 1972 and 1979 about the alleged mysteries of the Rennes-le-Château area.

Dudley Foster

In 1970 he provided the voice-over for an edition of the BBC documentary series Chronicle: "The Great Iron Ship", about the salvage and return from the Falkland Islands of the Isambard Kingdom Brunel ship SS Great Britain.

Holy Grail

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The theory first appeared in the BBC documentary series Chronicle in the 1970s, and was elaborated upon in the bestselling 1982 book Holy Blood, Holy Grail.

Bérenger Saunière

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In 1969, the English scriptwriter Henry Lincoln read the paperback version of L'Or de Rennes and then between 1972–1979 produced three BBC Two Chronicle documentaries on the subject matter.

Gérard de Sède

L'Or de Rennes was to have a lasting impact on British script-writer Henry Lincoln, who read the book while on holiday in the Cévennes in 1969, leading him to inspire three BBC Two Chronicle documentaries, as well as working some of its material into the 1982 bestseller Holy Blood, Holy Grail which itself was used as source material for the bestselling 2003 novel by Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code.

Nigel Williams (conservator)

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"He worked as if he were alone, and many people remember the moment in the resulting Chronicle programme when he uttered a four-letter word as one of his partially-completed restorations fell apart before the cameras."

Jack Hayward

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Hayward appeared in the 1970 BBC Chronicle programme; "The Great Iron Ship" which documented the recovery and subsequent voyage of the SS Great Britain from the Falklands to Bristol.

Dagobert II

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Henry Lincoln, a screenwriter for British television, spotted the encrypted message within one of the "parchments" when buying Gérard de Sède's book whilst on holiday in the Cévennes in 1969 and, unaware of the hoax, managed to persuade the BBC Two archaeological series Chronicle to make three documentaries devoted to this story.

Alexander Thom

Alexander Thom
In 1970 Thom appeared on a television documentary produced by the BBC Chronicle series, presented by Magnus Magnusson and featuring well known archaeologists, Dr. Euan Mackie, Professor Richard J. C. Atkinson, Dr. A. H. A. Hogg, Professor Stuart Piggott, Dr. Jacquetta Hawkes, Dr. Humphrey Case and Dr. Glyn Daniel.

SS Great Britain

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The recovery and subsequent voyage from the Falklands to Bristol were depicted in the 1970 BBC Chronicle programme; "The Great Iron Ship".

Ann Packer

Ann Packer
In 1966 Packer appeared in an experiment for the BBC TV history programme, Chronicle to see how far geese could walk in a day.