#22 The Dig

February 19th, 2021

A new release on Netflix takes us back to England in 1939 via The Dig. This historical re-telling shares the story of a British excavator and his unbelievable find following a dig commissioned by the owner of a vast estate in Suffolk.

Set to the backdrop of the Second World War, ‘The Dig’ doesn’t just unveil the amazing discovery of Basil Brown and Edith Pretty but it reveals so much more about a nation’s relationship with its past and how it is brought to the forefront of individuals minds when on the brink on national crisis.

Callum and Marcus were in their element during this episode as they plunged into the historical context and wider meaning of this film. But just where did their meandering conversation take them this time? Let’s find out.