TV Schedule

  • 00:50

    20 Feb

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    February 1945: the Allies can almost taste victory. 'The Big Three' come face to face for the last time in Yalta to decide what the future will look like after the war finally comes to an end.

  • 01:50

    20 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Britain and France declare war when Hitler invades Poland; in May 1940, the Germans attack Holland and Belgium as a decoy. As the Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe strike in force, the French seem trapped.

  • 02:40

    20 Feb

    Deception WWII - Season 1

    WWII began with a deadly deception inside a Polish radio station; the early years of the war saw deception in its infancy, from code-breaking and spies to fake bombing sites and even inflatable tanks.

  • 03:30

    20 Feb

    Bomber: Terror of WWII - Season 1

    With the Battle of Britain over, the central experience of civilian bombing was suffered by Germany; in the Pacific War, the US and Japan successfully used bombing against naval and military targets.

  • 04:20

    20 Feb

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    The 13th of April, 1943: corpses of more than 4,000 Polish military officers are discovered by German forces; we now know they were victims of the Soviet Union's brutal takeover of Poland in 1939.

  • 05:05

    20 Feb

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Can a shred of metal dug up on a 1,000-year-old native American site really be Viking, and is a strange fired clay disk discovered on Crete really the product of Europe's earliest civilisation?

  • 06:15

    20 Feb

    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.

  • 06:45

    20 Feb

    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.

  • 07:20

    20 Feb

    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.

  • 07:50

    20 Feb

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark's trip to Europe starts in Venice and follows the Way of St James to Santiago de Compostela; he discovers castles in the Rhine Gorge and explores Paris and Kew Gardens in London.

  • 08:55

    20 Feb

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    January 1944: two divisions land at the Italian port of Anzio in one of the easiest Allied assaults of the war, but they fail to exploit their advantage, giving the German defenders time to reinforce.

  • 10:00

    20 Feb

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    Stalin rises as the leader of the Bolsheviks, and in Munich, the German Workers Party takes a new name: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter, or 'Nazi' as it would come to be called.

  • 10:55

    20 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Britain and France declare war when Hitler invades Poland; in May 1940, the Germans attack Holland and Belgium as a decoy. As the Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe strike in force, the French seem trapped.

  • 12:00

    20 Feb

    Treasures of the Indus - Season 1

    Pakistan is portrayed as a country of bombs, beards and burkhas all too often; Sona Datta shows how it used to be the meeting point for many faiths and has an intriguing multicultural past.

  • 12:55

    20 Feb

    Treasures of the Indus - Season 1

    The Mughals created the most dazzling empire India had ever seen - from the Taj Mahal to intricate miniatures of court life - but did they bring civilisation to India, or tear it apart in the process?

  • 13:50

    20 Feb

    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.

  • 14:45

    20 Feb

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    The Nile is Egypt's lifeline; its water transforms parched soils into productive farmland, and the first houses and settlements are built from its mud.

  • 15:50

    20 Feb

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Can a shred of metal dug up on a 1,000-year-old native American site really be Viking, and is a strange fired clay disk discovered on Crete really the product of Europe's earliest civilisation?

  • 16:50

    20 Feb

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 1

    The Bermuda Triangle: many ships and aircraft have disappeared there without a trace for centuries - no radio signals, no wreckage, no signs of life. What is behind these mysterious events?

  • 17:55

    20 Feb

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    January 1944: two divisions land at the Italian port of Anzio in one of the easiest Allied assaults of the war, but they fail to exploit their advantage, giving the German defenders time to reinforce.

  • 19:00

    20 Feb

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    Stalin rises as the leader of the Bolsheviks, and in Munich, the German Workers Party takes a new name: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter, or 'Nazi' as it would come to be called.

  • 19:55

    20 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Britain and France declare war when Hitler invades Poland; in May 1940, the Germans attack Holland and Belgium as a decoy. As the Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe strike in force, the French seem trapped.

  • 21:00

    20 Feb

    Deception WWII - Season 1 New

    WWII began with a deadly deception inside a Polish radio station; the early years of the war saw deception in its infancy, from code-breaking and spies to fake bombing sites and even inflatable tanks.

  • 22:00

    20 Feb

    Bomber: Terror of WWII - Season 1

    With the Battle of Britain over, the central experience of civilian bombing was suffered by Germany; in the Pacific War, the US and Japan successfully used bombing against naval and military targets.

  • 23:00

    20 Feb

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    The 13th of April, 1943: corpses of more than 4,000 Polish military officers are discovered by German forces; we now know they were victims of the Soviet Union's brutal takeover of Poland in 1939.

  • 23:55

    20 Feb

    War Factories - Season 2

    At the height of WWII, 15,000 workers at the Colt Browning & Thompson factory worked to produce hundreds of thousands of pistols and machine guns for the Allies.

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