TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    09 Jul

    Baia - The Atlantis of Rome

  • 01:10

    09 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.

  • 02:10

    09 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.

  • 03:00

    09 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.

  • 03:50

    09 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?

  • 04:40

    09 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.

  • 05:35

    09 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.

  • 06:10

    09 Jul

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Smoked Salmon - we reveal the cure that creates the perfect salmon taste. Carbonated Drinks - the science behind the bubbles lurking inside our favourite fizz.

  • 06:40

    09 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.

  • 07:45

    09 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.

  • 08:45

    09 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.

  • 09:45

    09 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.

  • 10:50

    09 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.

  • 11:55

    09 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.

  • 12:50

    09 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.

  • 13:50

    09 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.

  • 14:50

    09 Jul

    A History of Christianity - Season 1

    Scepticism has transformed Western culture and transformed Christianity. The episode explores where this religious doubt came from.

  • 16:00

    09 Jul

    Caesar's Doomsday War - Season 1

    Julius Caesar wanted to bring all of Gaul under his control, triggering a series of events that would bring his army to the brink of defeat - now archaeologists are uncovering what really happened.

  • 16:55

    09 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.

  • 17:50

    09 Jul

    The Last Journey of the Vikings - Season 1

    For most people, Vikings are known only as violent looters; we dig deeper and gain more insight into who the Vikings really were, and find out why they left Scandinavia to become pirates.

  • 18:55

    09 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.

  • 19:55

    09 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...

  • 21:05

    09 Jul

    Secrets of the Bermuda Triangle - Season 1

    Ortis follows the story of the USS Cyclops, an American naval ship that vanished in the Triangle in 1918, and Rick goes in search of a rare and deadly ocean phenomenon: the rogue wave.

  • 22:00

    09 Jul

    Cold Case History - Season 1

    In the late 19th century, an archaeological expedition discovers an ancient Egyptian tomb; here they find the mummy of Ramses III, who reigned and lived in turbulent times, but how did the pharaoh die?

  • 23:05

    09 Jul

    Surviving Alcatraz

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