TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    17 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.

  • 01:10

    17 Jul

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 1

    The Nibelungs: Germany's greatest legend still has treasure hunters under its spell. With the help of ancient scripts and divining rods, they search for Siegfried's legendary golden treasure.

  • 02:10

    17 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    What is the purpose of the strange bronze Roman dodecahedrons that have baffled archaeologists for centuries, and is a Middle Eastern metal scroll a guide to billions of dollars of buried treasure?

  • 02:55

    17 Jul

    The Crusades - Season 1

    This final episode explains how 200 years of holy war were decided not in a pitched battle before Jerusalem, but by a failed campaign led by a French king later anointed a Catholic saint... in Egypt.

  • 03:45

    17 Jul

    The Making of Spain - Season 1

    Spain enters its Golden Age; King Philip II was a colossus on the European stage, and for a time was King of England as well as Spain after his brief marriage to Queen Mary.

  • 04:35

    17 Jul

    The Mystery of the Trojan Horse

  • 05:30

    17 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.

  • 06:15

    17 Jul

    Museum Secrets - Season 3

    The National Maritime Museum collection allows visitors to trace the origins of British sea power, its accomplishments in the age of empire, and its consequences in the world today.

  • 07:15

    17 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.

  • 08:20

    17 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.

  • 09:25

    17 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    How did a faked human fossil fool experts for half a century, and how did a lump of wood and some bits of bent metal become one of Russia's most dangerous weapons?

  • 10:15

    17 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Is the 11,000-year-old heavily worked skull of a deer evidence of the earliest known religion, and is a Bronze Age disk covered in gold decoration the earliest representation of the cosmos?

  • 11:10

    17 Jul

    Mysteries Decoded - Season 1

    Jennifer and ufologist Ryan Sprague investigate an unexplained crash in Roswell in the summer of 1947; the investigation could reveal one of the greatest government cover-ups of the 20th century.

  • 12:05

    17 Jul

    Mysteries Decoded - Season 1

    When new evidence comes to light, Jennifer and paranormal medium Stephanie Bingham head to Massachusetts to investigate one of America's most infamous cold cases - the Lizzie Borden murders.

  • 12:55

    17 Jul

    Mysteries Decoded - Season 1

    In 1967, following the deadliest bridge collapse in U.S. history, rumours began swirling around that the appearance of a mysterious winged creature may have been a warning of the impending disaster.

  • 13:45

    17 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.

  • 14:50

    17 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    Angkor Wat is a 900-year-old temple covering more than 400 acres across the Cambodian jungle; it was completed in just 30 years. How did an early society with little technology build this monument?

  • 15:50

    17 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    New York consumes one billion gallons of water a day; ensuring a constant flow of clean water has always been an engineering challenge. A great leap in human ingenuity allowed civilisations to expand.

  • 16:50

    17 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    Ships have been fundamental to exploration, trade, and conquest throughout their history, but how did ancient engineers perfect their vessels to go further, faster, and endure longer journeys?

  • 17:55

    17 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    Stone Age engineers were creating structures known as megaliths before metal tools or the invention of the wheel; now archaeologists are revealing the truth behind these mysterious monuments.

  • 18:55

    17 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    The engineering roots of the Burj Khalifa and many other buildings across the world can be traced back to one of the greatest periods of scientific innovation in history: the Golden Age of Islam.

  • 20:00

    17 Jul

    Royals: Keeping the Crown - Season 1

    As the torchbearers of Diana's legacy, the Queen pins her hopes on William and Harry to take the monarchy into the 21st century, but just how 'normal' can this next generation be?

  • 21:00

    17 Jul

    Voices of the Dead - Season 1 New

    79 A.D. / C.E. - Mount Vesuvius is set to blow. Bettany follows the fate of five victims - a small boy, a soldier, a pregnant woman, a slave and a caretaker - and pieces their final 24 hours together.

  • 21:55

    17 Jul

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 1

    In 373 BCE, the Greek city of Helike disappeared beneath the waves; according to legend, Poseidon destroyed the city. It's similar to the myth of another ancient civilisation - Atlantis.

  • 23:00

    17 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.

About Us

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.

Where To Watch The Channel

Famed French artist Paul Gauguin was born in Paris on June 7, 1848. The painter was interested in the…

Read on facebook

06.06.1944 1 527 000 soldiers in 47 Allied divisions 4 400 ships and landing craft 11 000 aircraft 15…

Read on facebook

Did you know that Henry VIII was not the firstborn son of Henry VII? The throne of the famous king was…

Read on facebook

With our expert Don Wildman, we will uncover the hidden secrets of museum exhibits. Don examines each…

Read on facebook

In June we have prepared an eclectic mix of historical topics just for you. Choose your favourites and…

Read on facebook

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

Read on facebook

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

Read on facebook