In August 2006, a Time Team special episode Big Royal Dig investigated the archaeology of Britain's royal palaces and Roberts was one of the main presenters.
Having children — her daughter Phoebe was born in 2010 - changed her own perspective on her place in the universe and her field of expertise.
Professor Alice Roberts looks through 45 years of Horizon archive to see how science came to understand sex, strived to solve our problems with it and even helped us to do it better.
She served as a bone specialist and general presenter in many episodes, including the spin-off series Extreme Archaeology.
Getty Images The actress famously called out sexism on the red carpet at the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards.
She stated in 2009 that she was working towards becoming a professor of anatomy.