TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    08 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    In this epic Ottoman and Byzantine powerbase, Bettany visits the Besiktas Metro Station, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, and Büyükada, one of the Princes' Islands in the Marmara Sea.

  • 01:00

    08 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Is a device that looks like a typewriter in a simple wooden box really one of the most dangerous weapons in history, and why is a modern helicopter carved in an ancient Egyptian temple?

  • 01:55

    08 Jul

    The Silk Road - Season 1

    Sam Willis continues his journey west in Iran; he begins in Persepolis, the heart of the first Persian empire, before heading to Istanbul and then coming full circle to Venice.

  • 02:50

    08 Jul

    The Crusades - Season 1

    In July 1192, Richard the Lionheart was poised for a strike on Jerusalem; Saladin, meanwhile, readied his troops for an attack. Dr Thomas Asbridge looks beyond the legends of these medieval titans.

  • 03:35

    08 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.

  • 04:30

    08 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.

  • 05:15

    08 Jul

    Mysteries at the Museum - Season 11

    Investigate a story about a man who turned a pile of rocks into a gold mine, examine a royal suit of armour, and uncover the truth behind one of the most enduring mysteries in American history.

  • 06:00

    08 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

    08 Jul

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Crash Test Dummies - what is the grisly past behind the development of car safety? Lasers - how can a beam of light blow up a ship?

  • 06:55

    08 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?

  • 08:00

    08 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.

  • 08:55

    08 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?

  • 09:55

    08 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    The wheel and the road are considered to be among the greatest engineering feats; in 2002, archeologists discovered what they considered to be the first wheel in history at over 5000 years old.

  • 10:55

    08 Jul

    Versailles: The Challenges of The Sun King - Season 1

  • 11:50

    08 Jul

    The Silk Road - Season 1

    Sam Willis travels west to central Asia, a place of major innovations, big historical characters, and a people - the Sogdians - whose role was pivotal to the Silk Road's success.

  • 12:50

    08 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?

  • 13:55

    08 Jul

    The Secret Story of the Knights Templar - Season 1

    Discover the developments that led the famous Knights Templar to extreme power; they subsequently became the target of specific accusations arranged by the French court.

  • 14:55

    08 Jul

    Henry VIII: Man, Monarch, Monster - Season 1

    Henry develops an agonising ulcer on his leg which has a terrible effect on his mental health and his moods; he also loses his once-athletic figure and becomes overweight and obese.

  • 15:55

    08 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    In this epic Ottoman and Byzantine powerbase, Bettany visits the Besiktas Metro Station, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, and Büyükada, one of the Princes' Islands in the Marmara Sea.

  • 16:55

    08 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Is a device that looks like a typewriter in a simple wooden box really one of the most dangerous weapons in history, and why is a modern helicopter carved in an ancient Egyptian temple?

  • 17:50

    08 Jul

    Crime Scene: Antiquity - Season 1

    We take a closer look at the murder of the world-famous glacier mummy Ötzi, a conspiracy against the Macedonian King Philip II, and the assassination of the first emperor of China.

  • 18:55

    08 Jul

    Baia - The Atlantis of Rome

  • 20:00

    08 Jul

    The Silk Road - Season 1

    Sam Willis continues his journey west in Iran; he begins in Persepolis, the heart of the first Persian empire, before heading to Istanbul and then coming full circle to Venice.

  • 21:00

    08 Jul

    The Crusades - Season 1 New

    In July 1192, Richard the Lionheart was poised for a strike on Jerusalem; Saladin, meanwhile, readied his troops for an attack. Dr Thomas Asbridge looks beyond the legends of these medieval titans.

  • 22:00

    08 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.

  • 23:05

    08 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.

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