TV Schedule

  • 00:10

    23 Jul

    Egypt's Lost Pyramid

  • 01:10

    23 Jul

    Treasures of the Indus - Season 1

    The Mughals created the most dazzling empire India had ever seen - from the Taj Mahal to intricate miniatures of court life - but did they bring civilisation to India, or tear it apart in the process?

  • 02:00

    23 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    There are few places with as much of an outsize influence as the small British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar; Bettany explores its caves, the Garrison Library, and its underground pleasure gardens.

  • 02:45

    23 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.

  • 03:40

    23 Jul

    The Spanish Flu: The Invisible Enemy

  • 04:35

    23 Jul

    Epidemic: The Great Plague - Season 1

    The Great Plague of 1665 killed 200,000 in the United Kingdom; medic Xand van Tulleken, archaeologist Raksha Dave, and journalist John Sergeant trace the epidemic back to its source.

  • 05:20

    23 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

    23 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.

  • 06:35

    23 Jul

    Epidemic: The Great Plague - Season 1

    The Great Plague of 1665 killed 200,000 in the United Kingdom; medic Xand van Tulleken, archaeologist Raksha Dave, and journalist John Sergeant trace the epidemic back to its source.

  • 07:35

    23 Jul

    Murder Maps - Season 4

    Peter Manuel was a Scottish serial killer who killed at least eight people between 1956 and 1958; he fell under the police's radar several times but each time was let go, free to kill further.

  • 08:30

    23 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?

  • 09:30

    23 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark's trip to Europe starts in Venice and follows the Way of St James to Santiago de Compostela; he discovers castles in the Rhine Gorge and explores Paris and Kew Gardens in London.

  • 10:35

    23 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark explores the cultural wealth of Southeast Asia - the temple complex of Angkor Wat in Cambodia and the old royal cities of Hue in Vietnam and Luang Prabang in Laos.

  • 11:40

    23 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.

  • 12:35

    23 Jul

    Treasures of the Indus - Season 1

    The Mughals created the most dazzling empire India had ever seen - from the Taj Mahal to intricate miniatures of court life - but did they bring civilisation to India, or tear it apart in the process?

  • 13:25

    23 Jul

    Treasures of the Indus - Season 1

    In a journey across the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Sona traces the development of the Hindu religion from its origins as an amalgamation of local faith traditions to its dominant position today.

  • 14:20

    23 Jul

    The Celts: Blood, Iron And Sacrifice - Season 1

    See the origins of the Celts in the Alps of Central Europe, and relive the moment of first contact with the Romans in a pitched battle just north of Rome, that left the Imperial City devastated.

  • 15:30

    23 Jul

    The Celts: Blood, Iron And Sacrifice - Season 1

    During the first century BC, how did the Gallic warrior Vercingetorix unite the Celtic front and challenge Julius Caesar in an epic battle that would shape the future of Europe?

  • 16:45

    23 Jul

    The Celts: Blood, Iron And Sacrifice - Season 1

    This episode reveals how the Roman Army turned its attention to Britain - an island of resources, powerful tribes, and advanced military equipment - and the homeland of Queen Boudicca.

  • 18:00

    23 Jul

    Forsaken Places - Season 1

    Three abandoned sites of the American Dream, three monuments of a mighty nation's pride; they help us see that there is light and shadow in the American Dream.

  • 19:05

    23 Jul

    Forsaken Places - Season 1

    Three relics of a fallen empire, three monuments of a time when half the world lived under its shadow; to this day you can find traces left by the Soviet Union wherever you go.

  • 20:10

    23 Jul

    Lost Cities of the Trojans - Season 1

    In Turkey, investigators are unlocking remarkable new secrets that are transforming our understanding of the past; they're excavating the ruins of a city that many believe to be Troy itself.

  • 21:05

    23 Jul

    Secrets of the Bermuda Triangle - Season 1

    Ortis finds out about powerful hurricanes and how they carve a deadly path through the Triangle, and Rick investigates stalagmites in Bermuda's caves that could predict hurricanes in the future.

  • 22:00

    23 Jul

    Cold Case History - Season 1

    In 1483, the sons of King Edward IV of England - Edward V and Richard of Shrewsbury - disappear; the boys shall never be seen again. What happened to them?

  • 23:05

    23 Jul

    The Secret Versailles of Marie-Antoinette

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