TV Schedule

  • 00:15

    03 Jul

    Tombs of Egypt: The Ultimate Mission - Season 1

    Zahi and his team unearth sarcophagi dating from the New Kingdom and the Late Period of ancient Egypt that will need to be scanned and maybe even opened, but there are more surprises in store...

  • 01:20

    03 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...

  • 02:20

    03 Jul

    Egypt's Lost Pyramid

  • 03:10

    03 Jul

    The Crusades - Season 1

    Retracing the steps of the Crusaders from a small town in France to the magnificent cities of the Holy Land, Dr Thomas Asbridge brings the human experience of the Crusades to life.

  • 04:00

    03 Jul

    The Making of Spain - Season 1

    This episode spans the early years - when Iberia was a minor province of Carthage - through to the glories of Spain's Moslem age and the Cordoba Caliphate.

  • 04:50

    03 Jul

    Forbidden History - Season 6

    Apparently imprinted with an image of Jesus' crucified body, the Turin Shroud is one of Christianity's most famous holy relics; scientists battle to try to prove if it's genuine or a fake.

  • 05:35

    03 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.

  • 06:00

    03 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.

  • 07:05

    03 Jul

    Castles - Bastions of Power - Season 1

    We examine the military function of 11th to 16th-century castles, travelling from the White Tower in London to Chateau Gaillard in Normandy and the castle of the last of Europe's robber knights.

  • 08:10

    03 Jul

    Roman Megastructures - Season 1

    Using 3D imagery, reconstitutions and interviews with historians and archaeologists, this episode tells the story of Gallo-Roman Paris and uncovers the vestiges of ancient Paris: Lutetia.

  • 09:15

    03 Jul

    Secrets of the Lost Ark - Season 1

    The Knights Templar stole the Ark of the Covenant, or so the stories say... a team of experts search for clues in Jerusalem's bedrock and at the depths of Akko Bay.

  • 10:05

    03 Jul

    Secrets of the Lost Ark - Season 1

    Is the Biblical Ark of the Covenant in Africa? One book says that it was taken to Ethiopia and is still held in a remote chapel; experts also investigate rumours of the Ark in a cave in South Africa.

  • 11:00

    03 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Was an ancient glass scarab in Tutankhamun's tomb created by forces that are literally out of this world, and does a 4,000-year-old tablet really have building instructions for Noah's Ark?

  • 11:55

    03 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?

  • 12:50

    03 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Is a 2,000-year-old weathered jar discovered on an Iraqi excavation really the world's oldest battery, and why is a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy screaming?

  • 13:45

    03 Jul

    Royals: Keeping the Crown - Season 1

    World War II might have been over, but it still cast a long shadow over royal families, particularly those with links to fascism. Buckingham Palace turned to Elizabeth to keep the public's faith.

  • 14:50

    03 Jul

    Castles - Bastions of Power - Season 1

    Castles were bastions of power, but what was life like behind their walls? We follow their development from simple wooden fortifications to the most elaborate strongholds and residences.

  • 15:55

    03 Jul

    Castles - Bastions of Power - Season 1

    We examine the military function of 11th to 16th-century castles, travelling from the White Tower in London to Chateau Gaillard in Normandy and the castle of the last of Europe's robber knights.

  • 16:55

    03 Jul

    Versailles: The Challenges of The Sun King - Season 1

  • 18:00

    03 Jul

    Versailles: The Challenges of The Sun King - Season 1

  • 18:55

    03 Jul

    Forsaken Places - Season 1

    Three relics help us to discover the still complicated history of the British Empire; we visit Haslar, the island of Montserrat, and the island of Merasheen, the first British colony in history.

  • 20:00

    03 Jul

    Royals: Keeping the Crown - Season 1

    Royals discovered that breaking with tradition could get them into deep water, while other royals embraced change; by doing things differently, they managed to cling onto their crowns.

  • 21:00

    03 Jul

    Baia - The Atlantis of Rome

  • 22:10

    03 Jul

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 1

    Eight thousand years ago, Doggerland, a lush paradise, was wiped out by a single devastating event; archaeology is slowly revealing the secrets of this Stone Age Eden.

  • 23:10

    03 Jul

    The Lost World of Angkor Wat - Season 1

    Laser surveys lead the team to undiscovered jungle temples, ground-penetrating radar reveals how kings took new territory, and could a huge jungle pyramid expose the makings of a mysterious cult?

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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.

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