TV Schedule

  • 00:50

    22 Feb

    Rise and Fall: The Turning Points of World War II - Season 1

    In this episode, we explore the first few years on the European battlefield, from the invasion of France and the subsequent Dunkirk evacuation to Hitler's betrayal of his pact with Stalin.

  • 01:55

    22 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    When Japan's expansion in the Pacific reaches fever pitch, Roosevelt must act. Instead of having them back down by cutting off oil supplies, he pushes them to attack the US fleet in Pearl Harbor.

  • 02:45

    22 Feb

    Royals: The Lost Letters - Season 1

    George V has changed the royal family's name from Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to Windsor, so deploys his five surviving children as part of a charm offensive to woo the public.

  • 03:35

    22 Feb

    Royals: The Lost Letters - Season 1

    There are private and public pressures on the Windsors; on a visit to the East End, Bertie and his wife are shouted at: 'We don't want no royal parasites, give us food!' The Great Depression has hit.

  • 04:20

    22 Feb

    Royals: The Lost Letters - Season 1

    Edward has abdicated and left for France, there is a debate about republicanism in Parliament, and Nazi Germany is rising abroad; this is not an easy time for Bertie to become king.

  • 05:10

    22 Feb

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Can a 3,000-year-old solid gold hat really see into the future? How could a tiny metal cube have won the war for Hitler? How could an intricate and complex clock have solved a billion-pound problem?

  • 06:00

    22 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.

  • 06:25

    22 Feb

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Can a 3,000-year-old solid gold hat really see into the future? How could a tiny metal cube have won the war for Hitler? How could an intricate and complex clock have solved a billion-pound problem?

  • 07:25

    22 Feb

    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.

  • 08:30

    22 Feb

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    June-July 1944: three weeks after D-Day, the Allied advance has stalled; the killing fields around Hill 112 become the start of a brutal war of attrition that the Nazis cannot afford to wage.

  • 09:35

    22 Feb

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    Hitler's invasion of the Rhineland was a gamble that paid off as his push west remained unchecked; while the leaders of Europe attempt 'peace', Kristallnacht signalled the horrors yet to come to many.

  • 10:35

    22 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    When Japan's expansion in the Pacific reaches fever pitch, Roosevelt must act. Instead of having them back down by cutting off oil supplies, he pushes them to attack the US fleet in Pearl Harbor.

  • 11:35

    22 Feb

    Ancient Engineering - Season 2

    Our ability to accurately keep time and triangulate location stands on the shoulders of our ancestors' inventions; we dive into the pioneering breakthroughs that have shaped our ability to travel.

  • 12:40

    22 Feb

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    Discover the ancient Maya city of Tikal remodelled using computer graphics; inhabited for over a thousand years, this ancient city would encompass up to 12,000 structures and two million inhabitants.

  • 13:40

    22 Feb

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    Built on a massive block of granite, Mont-Saint-Michel holds many secrets; using the most advanced technology, experts scrutinise this ancient wonder on all scales to try to unravel its mysteries.

  • 14:50

    22 Feb

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    Aside from impressive stone temples, most traces of settlement have disappeared today, but research is gaining deeper insights into the urban life and residential culture of the ancient Egyptians.

  • 15:55

    22 Feb

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Can a 3,000-year-old solid gold hat really see into the future? How could a tiny metal cube have won the war for Hitler? How could an intricate and complex clock have solved a billion-pound problem?

  • 16:50

    22 Feb

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 2

    Greek philosopher Plato's descriptions of Atlantis from almost 2,500 years ago depict a utopia; one night, however, the fabled empire is said to have perished in the wake of a devastating catastrophe.

  • 17:55

    22 Feb

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    June-July 1944: three weeks after D-Day, the Allied advance has stalled; the killing fields around Hill 112 become the start of a brutal war of attrition that the Nazis cannot afford to wage.

  • 18:55

    22 Feb

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    Hitler's invasion of the Rhineland was a gamble that paid off as his push west remained unchecked; while the leaders of Europe attempt 'peace', Kristallnacht signalled the horrors yet to come to many.

  • 19:55

    22 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    When Japan's expansion in the Pacific reaches fever pitch, Roosevelt must act. Instead of having them back down by cutting off oil supplies, he pushes them to attack the US fleet in Pearl Harbor.

  • 21:00

    22 Feb

    Royals: The Lost Letters - Season 1

    George V has changed the royal family's name from Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to Windsor, so deploys his five surviving children as part of a charm offensive to woo the public.

  • 22:00

    22 Feb

    Royals: The Lost Letters - Season 1

    There are private and public pressures on the Windsors; on a visit to the East End, Bertie and his wife are shouted at: 'We don't want no royal parasites, give us food!' The Great Depression has hit.

  • 23:00

    22 Feb

    Royals: The Lost Letters - Season 1

    Edward has abdicated and left for France, there is a debate about republicanism in Parliament, and Nazi Germany is rising abroad; this is not an easy time for Bertie to become king.

  • 23:55

    22 Feb

    War Factories - Season 2

    The Barnbow shell factory produced well over half a million tonnes of explosives in just four years - we show how the war factories of WWI paved the way for the modern world.

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