Stonehenge is Britain’s most famous prehistoric monument and known around the world, but all is not well with the sacred stones, with MPs describing the surrounding site as a `national disgrace’ and a `shameful shambles’. Now, after decades of disputes over what should be done, English Heritage has just 12 months to create a setting it deserves. In this hour-long special, Alastair Sooke reveals why Stonehenge has long been a place of conflict and controversy, and that passions still run high at a place where druids, archaeologists and scientists fight to have their views heard on its future.
With thanks to BBC Pictures and TVCatchup.com. The program is broadcast on BBC 2 on Saturday the 21st of June at 7:30pm.