TV Schedule

  • 00:20

    29 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.

  • 01:15

    29 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.

  • 02:15

    29 Jul

    Treasures Decoded - Season 2

    Armed with a 4500-year-old diary and a radical new approach, engineer Peter James and archaeologist Mark Lehner set out to solve ancient Egypt's greatest mystery; how was the Great Pyramid built?

  • 03:05

    29 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.

  • 04:05

    29 Jul

    The Last Journey of the Vikings - Season 1

    As the Vikings attack the coasts of the Frankish empire, they encounter a different resistance; the Frankish emperor Charlemagne has no plans to give up his Christian territory to heathens and pirates.

  • 04:55

    29 Jul

    Empire with Michael Portillo - Season 1

    Michael hears about the unimaginable cruelty of slave life at the largest sugar plantation on the island of Jamaica; back in London, Michael tells the story of Jamaicans who came to Britain.

  • 06:00

    29 Jul

    Treasures Decoded - Season 4

    The ten plagues in the Bible's book of Exodus is one of the strangest stories ever told; new evidence suggests these events were real natural phenomena with one single catastrophic cause.

  • 06:55

    29 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.

  • 08:10

    29 Jul

    Lost Treasure Tombs of the Ancient Maya - Season 1

    We visit Copán in Honduras and Palenque in Mexico to follow archaeologists as they discover how the Maya lived; in Tikal in Guatemala, experts explore the scale of Maya kingdoms.

  • 09:05

    29 Jul

    Mysteries Decoded - Season 1

    Jennifer heads to New Orleans and teams up with vampire/writer Vincent Curiel to investigate whether an ancient vampire has cracked the code on immortality.

  • 09:55

    29 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.

  • 11:00

    29 Jul

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    Athens, a small hamlet in its early days, was established on abandoned land in 3,000 BC, but it would be transformed into one of the greatest ancient cities in the 5th century B.C.

  • 12:10

    29 Jul

    Treasures Decoded - Season 3

    A civilisation swallowed by the sea, Plato wrote down the myth of Atlantis over 2000 years ago, but was it based on real events? Scientists reveal new evidence of a catastrophe that mirrors the myth.

  • 13:05

    29 Jul

    Grace Kelly's Missing Millions

  • 14:00

    29 Jul

    Epidemic: The Great Plague - Season 1

    Xand heads to St Barts Hospital, where he discovers records showing that many doctors fled the outbreak during the Great Plague but nursing staff stayed behind, risking their lives to help the sick.

  • 14:55

    29 Jul

    The Odyssey of Priam's Gold

  • 16:00

    29 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.

  • 16:55

    29 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.

  • 18:05

    29 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.

  • 19:05

    29 Jul

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    4th century B.C.: Alexander the Great sets out to transform a fishing village into the ancient world's most dazzling city. Feast your eyes on a reconstruction of the city and its amazing buildings.

  • 20:10

    29 Jul

    Treasures Decoded - Season 2

    Armed with a 4500-year-old diary and a radical new approach, engineer Peter James and archaeologist Mark Lehner set out to solve ancient Egypt's greatest mystery; how was the Great Pyramid built?

  • 21:10

    29 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.

  • 22:20

    29 Jul

    The Last Journey of the Vikings - Season 1

    As the Vikings attack the coasts of the Frankish empire, they encounter a different resistance; the Frankish emperor Charlemagne has no plans to give up his Christian territory to heathens and pirates.

  • 23:25

    29 Jul

    Empire with Michael Portillo - Season 1

    Michael hears about the unimaginable cruelty of slave life at the largest sugar plantation on the island of Jamaica; back in London, Michael tells the story of Jamaicans who came to Britain.

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