TV Schedule

  • 00:00

    11 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    The Arabian Peninsula was once the frontier of mighty empires; here Bettany discovers messages from the past all around her, etched into the rocks by ancient inhabitants right up to the present day.

  • 01:00

    11 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?

  • 01:50

    11 Jul

    Treasures Decoded - Season 3

    A metropolis was built in the heart of North America over 1000 years ago; larger than Paris and London at the time, it was known as Cahokia and is one of the best-kept secrets of western archaeology.

  • 02:35

    11 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    In the region of Cairo, the Nile fertilised the earth, but it also provided water to the canals that were used for the construction of the pyramids, among other things.

  • 03:30

    11 Jul

    Secrets of the Bermuda Triangle - Season 1

    Ortis follows the story of Flight 19, five Naval aircraft that vanished on a training mission in the Triangle in 1945, and Rick goes in search of an undersea plane wreck on Bermuda's coastline.

  • 04:15

    11 Jul

    Tombs of Egypt: The Ultimate Mission - Season 1

    After three months of excavations and dozens of sarcophagi found, Zahi finds a stone sarcophagus that apparently belongs to a vizier who lived during the New Kingdom - inside, a surprise awaits him...

  • 05:10

    11 Jul

    Mysteries at the Museum - Season 11

    Don Wildman examines the greatest high-wire stunt in history, investigates the incredible lengths Thomas Jefferson took to preserve America's reputation, and unravels one of the most bizarre hoaxes.

  • 06:00

    11 Jul

    Museum Secrets - Season 3

    Moscow's State Historical Museum tells the story of Russia and her people from Stone to modern age; we visit the torture chamber of Ivan the Terrible and investigate why Vladimir Lenin drove a Rolls.

  • 06:55

    11 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    In the region of Cairo, the Nile fertilised the earth, but it also provided water to the canals that were used for the construction of the pyramids, among other things.

  • 08:00

    11 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    In this epic Ottoman and Byzantine powerbase, Bettany visits the Besiktas Metro Station, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, and Büyükada, one of the Princes' Islands in the Marmara Sea.

  • 08:55

    11 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?

  • 09:55

    11 Jul

    The Silk Road - Season 1

    Sam Willis continues his journey west in Iran; he begins in Persepolis, the heart of the first Persian empire, before heading to Istanbul and then coming full circle to Venice.

  • 10:55

    11 Jul

    Baia - The Atlantis of Rome

  • 12:05

    11 Jul

    The Silk Road - Season 1

    Sam Willis continues his journey west in Iran; he begins in Persepolis, the heart of the first Persian empire, before heading to Istanbul and then coming full circle to Venice.

  • 13:10

    11 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.

  • 14:05

    11 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.

  • 15:10

    11 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.

  • 16:10

    11 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    The Arabian Peninsula was once the frontier of mighty empires; here Bettany discovers messages from the past all around her, etched into the rocks by ancient inhabitants right up to the present day.

  • 17:05

    11 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?

  • 18:00

    11 Jul

    The Nile: 5000 Years of History - Season 1

    In this first episode, Bettany visits Egypt's gateway to the world - the Nile's mouth - before boarding her fabulous 'dahabiya' and meeting the crew that will guide her the length of Egypt upstream.

  • 18:55

    11 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.

  • 20:00

    11 Jul

    Treasures Decoded - Season 3

    A metropolis was built in the heart of North America over 1000 years ago; larger than Paris and London at the time, it was known as Cahokia and is one of the best-kept secrets of western archaeology.

  • 20:55

    11 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    In the region of Cairo, the Nile fertilised the earth, but it also provided water to the canals that were used for the construction of the pyramids, among other things.

  • 22:00

    11 Jul

    Secrets of the Bermuda Triangle - Season 1

    Ortis follows the story of Flight 19, five Naval aircraft that vanished on a training mission in the Triangle in 1945, and Rick goes in search of an undersea plane wreck on Bermuda's coastline.

  • 22:55

    11 Jul

    Tombs of Egypt: The Ultimate Mission - Season 1

    After three months of excavations and dozens of sarcophagi found, Zahi finds a stone sarcophagus that apparently belongs to a vizier who lived during the New Kingdom - inside, a surprise awaits him...

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