Looking at fresh evidence surrounding a volcano's eruption which destroyed Pompeii. The show begins on October 22 79AD, two days before the destruction.
Raskha joins a live dig, whilst John will visit Naples to find out how the Roman way of life has survived for over 2,000 years.
Starring Bettany Hughes, Raksha Dave, John Sergeant
Begins Wednesday 30 May on Channel 5, 21:00