TV Schedule

  • 00:10

    06 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.

  • 01:10

    06 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?

  • 02:05

    06 Jul

    The Silk Road - Season 1

    Sam Willis traces the story of the famous Silk Road trade route; he explores Venice's Renaissance architecture and art before travelling to the road's beginning in Xian in China.

  • 03:00

    06 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.

  • 03:50

    06 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.

  • 04:45

    06 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?

  • 05:30

    06 Jul

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Audio Speakers - what part does a spider play in their manufacturing process? Fibre Optic Cables - the high-tech science behind transferring data using glass, light and reflections.

  • 06:00

    06 Jul

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Audio Speakers - what part does a spider play in their manufacturing process? Fibre Optic Cables - the high-tech science behind transferring data using glass, light and reflections.

  • 06:30

    06 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.

  • 07:35

    06 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.

  • 08:40

    06 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?

  • 09:35

    06 Jul

    Caesar's Doomsday War - Season 1

    We explore the events triggered by the uniting of Gaul tribes under freedom fighter Vercingetorix, and archaeologists find evidence of the defences that the Gauls built to fight off Caesar's legions.

  • 10:30

    06 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.

  • 11:35

    06 Jul

    Pompeii: After the Eruption

  • 12:55

    06 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.

  • 14:00

    06 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    Greece is home to epic human stories and birthplace of an astonishing culture that changed the world; Bettany starts her journey in Athens and travels to Nafplion, Sparta, Aegea and Olympia.

  • 15:00

    06 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Historian Christopher Clark travels to Africa; his journey leads him to Egypt, Ethiopia, Tanzania with its breathtaking Serengeti National Park, and to Lamu Island off of the coast of Kenya.

  • 16:05

    06 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.

  • 17:00

    06 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?

  • 17:55

    06 Jul

    Cold Case History - Season 1

    August 5th, 1962: Marilyn Monroe is found dead in her apartment. Her postmortem assumed an overdose, yet indications were that someone took advantage of the icon's reputed depression.

  • 19:00

    06 Jul

    Versailles: The Challenges of The Sun King - Season 1

  • 20:05

    06 Jul

    The Silk Road - Season 1

    Sam Willis traces the story of the famous Silk Road trade route; he explores Venice's Renaissance architecture and art before travelling to the road's beginning in Xian in China.

  • 21:10

    06 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.

  • 22:10

    06 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.

  • 23:15

    06 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?

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