TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    10 Jul

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 1

    Eight thousand years ago, Doggerland, a lush paradise, was wiped out by a single devastating event; archaeology is slowly revealing the secrets of this Stone Age Eden.

  • 01:10

    10 Jul

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 1

    Attila, King of the Huns: the entire continent of Europe trembled in fear of this legendary leader. No-one knows where he is buried; scientists and amateur researchers search for hidden clues.

  • 02:10

    10 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Was an ancient glass scarab in Tutankhamun's tomb created by forces that are literally out of this world, and does a 4,000-year-old tablet really have building instructions for Noah's Ark?

  • 02:55

    10 Jul

    The Crusades - Season 1

    In July 1192, Richard the Lionheart was poised for a strike on Jerusalem; Saladin, meanwhile, readied his troops for an attack. Dr Thomas Asbridge looks beyond the legends of these medieval titans.

  • 03:45

    10 Jul

    The Making of Spain - Season 1

    Christianity in the North reawakened, and one by one the Moslem states fell; by the mid-15th century, only the city state of Granada, which was besieged by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, remained.

  • 04:35

    10 Jul

    Lost Treasure Tombs of the Ancient Maya - Season 1

    We investigate grim evidence of human sacrifice at Copán in Honduras, and experts brave an erupting volcano in Guatemala to search for clues explaining why the Maya abandoned their cities.

  • 05:25

    10 Jul

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Like it or not, warfare, conflict and the need to explore the unknown is the catalyst for human progress in technology. The fact is that mankind is at its most inventive when it's being destructive.

  • 06:05

    10 Jul

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Like it or not, warfare, conflict and the need to explore the unknown is the catalyst for human progress in technology. The fact is that mankind is at its most inventive when it's being destructive.

  • 06:35

    10 Jul

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Like it or not, warfare, conflict and the need to explore the unknown is the catalyst for human progress in technology. The fact is that mankind is at its most inventive when it's being destructive.

  • 07:10

    10 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    Greece is home to epic human stories and birthplace of an astonishing culture that changed the world; Bettany starts her journey in Athens and travels to Nafplion, Sparta, Aegea and Olympia.

  • 08:10

    10 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Historian Christopher Clark travels to Africa; his journey leads him to Egypt, Ethiopia, Tanzania with its breathtaking Serengeti National Park, and to Lamu Island off of the coast of Kenya.

  • 09:10

    10 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Is a corroded lump of bronze found on the sea floor really a 2,000-year-old computer, and was a 1,000-pound World War Two bomb really piloted by a pigeon?

  • 10:05

    10 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Is a device that looks like a typewriter in a simple wooden box really one of the most dangerous weapons in history, and why is a modern helicopter carved in an ancient Egyptian temple?

  • 11:00

    10 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Can a shred of metal dug up on a 1,000-year-old native American site really be Viking, and is a strange fired clay disk discovered on Crete really the product of Europe's earliest civilisation?

  • 11:55

    10 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Can a golden disk billions of miles away reveal if we are alone in the universe, and what are the secrets in the bizarre 600-year-old Voynich Manuscript that no-one can read?

  • 12:55

    10 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Can a 3,000-year-old solid gold hat really see into the future? How could a tiny metal cube have won the war for Hitler? How could an intricate and complex clock have solved a billion-pound problem?

  • 13:50

    10 Jul

    Royals: Keeping the Crown - Season 1

    Royals discovered that breaking with tradition could get them into deep water, while other royals embraced change; by doing things differently, they managed to cling onto their crowns.

  • 14:50

    10 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    The wheel and the road are considered to be among the greatest engineering feats; in 2002, archeologists discovered what they considered to be the first wheel in history at over 5000 years old.

  • 15:50

    10 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    The Great Wall of China was built with the blood and toil of millions of workers; fundamental to everything we build, the genius of the Wall is often overlooked.

  • 16:55

    10 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    Standing at a colossal 479 feet, the Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure for over 3000 years; this monumental feat of ancient engineering is a tribute to the engineers of ancient Egypt.

  • 17:55

    10 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    The 11th-century Norman invasion of Britain saw a boom in castle construction; massive bastions were built to ward off invaders. How did medieval engineers build such extraordinary structures?

  • 19:00

    10 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    A new engineering movement emerged in Europe in the Middle Ages that aimed to use pioneering construction methods leading to the creation of Gothic cathedrals; the most iconic is Notre Dame in Paris.

  • 20:00

    10 Jul

    Royals: Keeping the Crown - Season 1

    Queen Elizabeth had clung onto power, but the royals' position was made all the more perilous as powerful anti-Establishment voices in the press threatened to end the era of deference to royals.

  • 21:00

    10 Jul

    Voices of the Dead - Season 1 New

    Bettany Hughes uncovers disturbing evidence for the murder of Tutankhamun's mother - she reveals new evidence about the malaria that he suffered and the crippling condition of his feet.

  • 22:00

    10 Jul

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 1

    Did the city of Sodom ever exist? At Tall el-Hammam in modern-day Jordan, archaeologists have uncovered a once-thriving Bronze Age city that they believe could be Sodom.

  • 23:05

    10 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    In northern Egypt, off of the coast of Alexandria, we set off on a journey to discover the incredible stories of two ancient sunken cities at the mouth of the Nile.

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Brings history to life with captivating documentaries that take a fresh, modern look into history. We take our viewers on a powerful journey through time with intelligent, well researched programmes that entertain and challenge their minds. The focus is on european history, revealing the secrets of the past and how it defines us today.

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