TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    25 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.

  • 01:05

    25 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.

  • 02:05

    25 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.

  • 02:50

    25 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.

  • 03:45

    25 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.

  • 04:35

    25 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.

  • 05:30

    25 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.

  • 06:05

    25 Feb

    Forbidden History - Season 6

    On a hill near Mt. Ararat in Turkey is what most scientists believe is just an unusually shaped rock formation; hoping to prove it's the remains of Noah's Ark, a research team investigates the site.

  • 07:00

    25 Feb

    Forbidden History - Season 6

    Were they actually created by ancient people, or did they have extra-terrestrial origins? The West's museums were taken in until it emerged that an 'antique dealer' had them made in the 19th century.

  • 07:55

    25 Feb

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    In June 1914, the first steps towards war were made when Archduke Franz Ferdinand, from the house of Habsburg, was assassinated by Slav nationalist Gavrilo Princip.

  • 08:55

    25 Feb

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    During WWI, men had to endure combat and extreme conditions; civilians dealt with food shortages and raids. The insidiousness of ethnic cleansing raised its head, and a young Adolf Hitler took note.

  • 09:55

    25 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.

  • 10:50

    25 Feb

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    Hitler and Stalin begin to shape the course of history. President Roosevelt attempts to raise his country out of the Depression, and the world teeters on the brink of yet another World War.

  • 11:50

    25 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.

  • 12:50

    25 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.

  • 13:55

    25 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    1940: France has fallen and Hitler orders Operation Sealion - the invasion of Great Britain - to commence, but first the Luftwaffe must defeat the RAF for seaborne landings to succeed.

  • 14:55

    25 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.

  • 16:00

    25 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    In the aftermath of Japan's attack at Pearl Harbor, the Navy moves in for a knockout blow. Japan's next strike is thrown into chaos when its plans are unearthed by an American codebreaker.

  • 17:00

    25 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    1942: Hitler pits the forces of the German Fatherland against those of the Soviet Motherland at Stalingrad. Stalin's fiercely patriotic army will fight the Nazis to the last drop of blood.

  • 18:05

    25 Feb

    The Mystery of the Trojan Horse

  • 19:10

    25 Feb

    Lost Cities of the Trojans - Season 1

    In Turkey, investigators are unlocking remarkable new secrets that are transforming our understanding of the past; they're excavating the ruins of a city that many believe to be Troy itself.

  • 20:05

    25 Feb

    Lost Cities of the Trojans - Season 1

    Did the Trojan War really happen? In Amsterdam, a team examine the work of old explorers and uncover new clues; in Greece, archaeologists unearth the remains of a town that could be linked to Troy.

  • 21:00

    25 Feb

    Living with Hitler - Season 1

    The Weimar Republic collapses, the Nazis enter government; between 1933 and 1935 Hitler's grip on power becomes absolute and the Nazi flag flies everywhere - the Nazification of Germany is complete.

  • 22:00

    25 Feb

    Living with Hitler - Season 1

    1935-1940: living with Hitler now means living in a Germany that is shaped according to the Führer's vision - work, church, school, the Olympics, Kristallnacht, Munich, and finally war.

  • 23:05

    25 Feb

    Living with Hitler - Season 1

    1940-1945: early victories, then stalemate and genocide, whether watching your neighbours being packed off or being a victim. Twelve years of terror would end in devastation and division.

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