TV Schedule

  • 00:10

    16 Jul

    Decoding Saqqara

  • 01:15

    16 Jul

    Treasures of the Indus - Season 1

    Pakistan is portrayed as a country of bombs, beards and burkhas all too often; Sona Datta shows how it used to be the meeting point for many faiths and has an intriguing multicultural past.

  • 02:10

    16 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    Bettany discovers how Malta is a cultural hub laden with some of the world's most precious treasures; this is an island where civilisations from all corners of the Earth have met and cross-fertilised.

  • 03:05

    16 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark visits some of the diverse and historic UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India and tries to answer the question as to what unites the 1.4 billion people on the subcontinent.

  • 03:55

    16 Jul

    The Secret Versailles of Marie-Antoinette

  • 04:50

    16 Jul

    The Secret Story of the Knights Templar - Season 1

    The Knights Templar left a legacy both visible - with castles, villages, and abbeys - and invisible through long-lasting traditions claiming the survival of individuals belonging to the Order.

  • 06:00

    16 Jul

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Smoked Salmon - we reveal the cure that creates the perfect salmon taste. Carbonated Drinks - the science behind the bubbles lurking inside our favourite fizz.

  • 06:30

    16 Jul

    The Secret Story of the Knights Templar - Season 1

    The Knights Templar left a legacy both visible - with castles, villages, and abbeys - and invisible through long-lasting traditions claiming the survival of individuals belonging to the Order.

  • 07:35

    16 Jul

    Murder Maps - Season 4

    The story of the Black Widow is a tale of classic Victorian murder; Mary Ann Cotton travelled around England marrying lonely men, getting them to take out life insurance, and then murdering them.

  • 08:25

    16 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.

  • 09:30

    16 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.

  • 10:25

    16 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.

  • 11:30

    16 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark visits some of the diverse and historic UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India and tries to answer the question as to what unites the 1.4 billion people on the subcontinent.

  • 12:35

    16 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark travels through Jordan, via Persepolis, to Isfahan in Iran; he follows the trails of the Persians, Greeks, Romans and Nabateans up to the great Islamic colonisation.

  • 13:40

    16 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark travels to Latin America; he follows the tracks of early advanced civilisations in Palenque and Teotihuacán and visits Cuba and the Galapagos Islands' national park.

  • 14:40

    16 Jul

    The Last Journey of the Vikings - Season 1

    In the late 9th century, the Vikings return to Francia; through diplomacy and political marriages, the Vikings are increasingly assimilated into Frankish society and even convert to Christianity.

  • 15:45

    16 Jul

    The Last Journey of the Vikings - Season 1

    1066: the Vikings are no longer involved in raids or pillages, but in a power struggle for the throne of England, a historic and tumultuous event which will also be the last battle of the Vikings.

  • 16:50

    16 Jul

    The Silk Road - Season 1

    Sam Willis traces the story of the famous Silk Road trade route; he explores Venice's Renaissance architecture and art before travelling to the road's beginning in Xian in China.

  • 17:55

    16 Jul

    The Silk Road - Season 1

    Sam Willis travels west to central Asia, a place of major innovations, big historical characters, and a people - the Sogdians - whose role was pivotal to the Silk Road's success.

  • 18:55

    16 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.

  • 20:00

    16 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...

  • 21:05

    16 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.

  • 22:00

    16 Jul

    Cold Case History - Season 1

    After a day of painting out in the fields, Van Gogh arrives at his inn bleeding from his stomach; the day after, he dies of what turns out to be a gunshot wound. Who shot him?

  • 23:05

    16 Jul

    The Day Kennedy Died

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The arrests, trials, and deaths of many innocents –this was the largest witch-hunt in American history!…

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In May of 1692, an affluent New England Salem community convicted 20 young women of being possessed…

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