TV Schedule

  • 00:25

    31 Jul

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 1

    In 2334 BCE, the Akkadians conquered and united the Sumerian city state kingdoms to create the world's first empire; archaeologists try to find out how they became so powerful and why they collapsed.

  • 01:25

    31 Jul

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 1

    The Mothman: a creature that has been haunting the American town of Point Pleasant since the 1960s. Over 100 people claim to have seen him, but no-one can explain what it is or where it comes from.

  • 02:30

    31 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Is a corroded lump of bronze found on the sea floor really a 2,000-year-old computer, and was a 1,000-pound World War Two bomb really piloted by a pigeon?

  • 03:15

    31 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.

  • 04:15

    31 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.

  • 05:05

    31 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

    31 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.

  • 06:30

    31 Jul

    Riddle of the Bones: Gender Revolution

  • 07:30

    31 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.

  • 08:25

    31 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    The Mediterranean Sea has been called many names because it's been the lifeblood for countless civilisations; this body of water has experienced more human interaction than any other on the planet.

  • 09:25

    31 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.

  • 10:30

    31 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.

  • 11:20

    31 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.

  • 12:25

    31 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.

  • 13:35

    31 Jul

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 1

    The Holy Grail is one of the most sought-after cult objects of the last 2,000 years; origins of the sacred cup are believed to have been found everywhere, but other research points to England.

  • 14:40

    31 Jul

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 1

    The Mothman: a creature that has been haunting the American town of Point Pleasant since the 1960s. Over 100 people claim to have seen him, but no-one can explain what it is or where it comes from.

  • 15:45

    31 Jul

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    Nestled in the Jordanian desert, Petra is regarded as the eighth wonder of the world; scientists are still fascinated by its facades carved into the rock, its temples, and its unique hydraulic system.

  • 16:45

    31 Jul

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    The Great Wall of China is still shrouded in mystery; thanks to the latest digital technology, today's experts can dissect the work of ancient builders to try to reveal secrets kept for millennia.

  • 17:50

    31 Jul

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    In the heart of the Peruvian Andes, the city of Machu Picchu remains the Inca's most breathtaking and enigmatic urban creation; today, experts investigate areas that were previously unknown.

  • 18:55

    31 Jul

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 2

    In the very centre of Paris stands a remarkable wonder of engineering - the Louvre. Investigators are using new technology to unravel the astonishing past life of the building.

  • 20:00

    31 Jul

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 2

    Hidden in the tropical jungle of Cambodia is the largest religious structure ever built - the majestic temple of Angkor Wat. Archaeologists discover the mysteries of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • 21:10

    31 Jul

    Riddle of the Bones: Gender Revolution

  • 22:15

    31 Jul

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 1

    In 1200 BCE, the Bronze Age period of history collapsed - what was to blame? Evidence points to waves of marauders who became known as the Sea People - could they be responsible?

  • 23:15

    31 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    The first cataract of the Nile cuts through Aswan, making it a natural border and a gateway to the gold of the Pharaohs; we dive into the waters of Elephantine Island to discover the oldest Nilometer.

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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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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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