TV Schedule

  • 00:50

    27 Feb

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

    This episode explores moments of the war where Allied forces started to push back: the relief of Leningrad, the liberation of Paris, D-Day and the liberation of the Nazi extermination camps.

  • 01:55

    27 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    The Allies plan how to break through Hitler's Atlantic Wall for years. The D-Day fleet is the biggest assembled in history, responsible for one of the bloodiest and most extraordinary battles of WW2.

  • 02:45

    27 Feb

    Deception WWII - Season 1

    By 1942, deception had become extremely sophisticated; the most cunning operation used a deceased homeless man to trick the entire Nazi leadership about the Normandy invasion.

  • 03:35

    27 Feb

    Bomber: Terror of WWII - Season 1

    The firebombing of Tokyo signalled the power of the B29 bomber, the development of which exceeded in cost the Manhattan Project that produced the A-bomb.

  • 04:25

    27 Feb

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    Tehran, the 29th of November, 1943: 'The Big Three' are meeting. The leaders seem to be in support of one another, but they also have their own interests at heart; how will they work together?

  • 05:10

    27 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.

  • 05:35

    27 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.

  • 06:00

    27 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.

  • 06:20

    27 Feb

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Was an ancient glass scarab in Tutankhamun's tomb created by forces that are literally out of this world, and does a 4,000-year-old tablet really have building instructions for Noah's Ark?

  • 07:20

    27 Feb

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark travels to Latin America; he follows the tracks of early advanced civilisations in Palenque and Teotihuacán and visits Cuba and the Galapagos Islands' national park.

  • 08:25

    27 Feb

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    April 1945: Stalin's generals compete to raise the Red Flag over the Reichstag; a Panzer Army, two army groups, and the home guard are locked in a desperate battle with the encircling Red Army.

  • 09:25

    27 Feb

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    War in Europe ends with Soviet and American troops surrounding the German army; in the Pacific, it takes the devastating nuclear bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to force the Japanese surrender.

  • 10:30

    27 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    The Allies plan how to break through Hitler's Atlantic Wall for years. The D-Day fleet is the biggest assembled in history, responsible for one of the bloodiest and most extraordinary battles of WW2.

  • 11:30

    27 Feb

    The Silk Road - Season 1

    Sam Willis traces the story of the famous Silk Road trade route; he explores Venice's Renaissance architecture and art before travelling to the road's beginning in Xian in China.

  • 12:35

    27 Feb

    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.

  • 13:40

    27 Feb

    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.

  • 14:45

    27 Feb

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    Women in Ancient Egypt held a special fascination. There were royal mothers who took over the regency for their sons. And there were queens like Cleopatra, who ruled alone over the empire on the Nile.

  • 15:50

    27 Feb

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Was an ancient glass scarab in Tutankhamun's tomb created by forces that are literally out of this world, and does a 4,000-year-old tablet really have building instructions for Noah's Ark?

  • 16:50

    27 Feb

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 2

    Scientists are still searching for answers to a mysterious 18th-century killing spree involving a beast that supposedly slays like an animal, but also acts just like a human; could it be a werewolf?

  • 17:55

    27 Feb

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    April 1945: Stalin's generals compete to raise the Red Flag over the Reichstag; a Panzer Army, two army groups, and the home guard are locked in a desperate battle with the encircling Red Army.

  • 18:55

    27 Feb

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    War in Europe ends with Soviet and American troops surrounding the German army; in the Pacific, it takes the devastating nuclear bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to force the Japanese surrender.

  • 19:55

    27 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    The Allies plan how to break through Hitler's Atlantic Wall for years. The D-Day fleet is the biggest assembled in history, responsible for one of the bloodiest and most extraordinary battles of WW2.

  • 21:00

    27 Feb

    Deception WWII - Season 1 New

    By 1942, deception had become extremely sophisticated; the most cunning operation used a deceased homeless man to trick the entire Nazi leadership about the Normandy invasion.

  • 22:00

    27 Feb

    Bomber: Terror of WWII - Season 1

    The firebombing of Tokyo signalled the power of the B29 bomber, the development of which exceeded in cost the Manhattan Project that produced the A-bomb.

  • 23:00

    27 Feb

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    Tehran, the 29th of November, 1943: 'The Big Three' are meeting. The leaders seem to be in support of one another, but they also have their own interests at heart; how will they work together?

  • 23:55

    27 Feb

    War Factories - Season 3

    When we think of Skoda, we think of cheap and efficient family cars; back in the 1930s, its factory was the cover for espionage, sabotage, and the liberation of Jews from all over Europe.

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