TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    28 Feb

    War Factories - Season 3

    Ferdinand Porsche was one of the most influential engineers in Nazi Germany; by inventing the most powerful war machines, he created the blueprint for the muscle cars that would make his name.

  • 01:00

    28 Feb

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

    We witness the final moments and aftermath of World War II with the establishment of war crime trials - such as the ones in Nuremberg - and move towards peace with the creation of the United Nations.

  • 02:05

    28 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Hitler's audacious plan to turn the tide of the war; colourised archive depicts the Germans' opening salvo artillery barrage and George Patton's arrival in Bastogne to break the German siege.

  • 02:55

    28 Feb

    Ancient Engineering - Season 2

    We chart the developments that led us to a technologically sophisticated society; discover the first data recording device and that electric cars were invented a hundred years earlier than you think.

  • 03:45

    28 Feb

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    Rome: the greatest city of the ancient world. We unveil the secrets of Roman architecture and the incredible talent of its builders; explore the Pantheon, Emperor Nero's palace, and the Colosseum.

  • 04:40

    28 Feb

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    Nestled in the Jordanian desert, Petra is regarded as the eighth wonder of the world; scientists are still fascinated by its facades carved into the rock, its temples, and its unique hydraulic system.

  • 05:55

    28 Feb

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Is a 2,000-year-old weathered jar discovered on an Iraqi excavation really the world's oldest battery, and why is a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy screaming?

  • 06:20

    28 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.

  • 06:55

    28 Feb

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    What is the purpose of the strange bronze Roman dodecahedrons that have baffled archaeologists for centuries, and is a Middle Eastern metal scroll a guide to billions of dollars of buried treasure?

  • 07:50

    28 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.

  • 08:50

    28 Feb

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    June 1944 - American, British and Canadian troops stormed the Normandy beaches along a 50-mile stretch. We look at the amphibious tanks and the heavy kit that weighed them down as they waded ashore.

  • 09:55

    28 Feb

    World War II: The Price of Empire - Season 1

    The inter-war years saw the rise of dictators, appeasement and the policies of the Third Reich until the invasion of Poland, and Japan's 1937 invasion of China escalated into a full-scale conflict.

  • 11:00

    28 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Hitler's audacious plan to turn the tide of the war; colourised archive depicts the Germans' opening salvo artillery barrage and George Patton's arrival in Bastogne to break the German siege.

  • 12:00

    28 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.

  • 13:00

    28 Feb

    Black Panthers of WW2

  • 13:55

    28 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?

  • 14:55

    28 Feb

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    In Ancient Egypt, wars were seen as a means of preserving the divine order by protecting the borders of the empire and expanding it. In times of peace, however, the pharaohs relied on diplomacy.

  • 15:55

    28 Feb

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    What is the purpose of the strange bronze Roman dodecahedrons that have baffled archaeologists for centuries, and is a Middle Eastern metal scroll a guide to billions of dollars of buried treasure?

  • 16:55

    28 Feb

    The Real Neanderthal

  • 17:55

    28 Feb

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    June 1944 - American, British and Canadian troops stormed the Normandy beaches along a 50-mile stretch. We look at the amphibious tanks and the heavy kit that weighed them down as they waded ashore.

  • 19:00

    28 Feb

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    The 8th of May, 1945: celebrations erupt across the world as the war ends in Europe. It is Victory in Europe Day, but it has been a long and hard race to get here... and war still rages in the Pacific.

  • 19:55

    28 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Hitler's audacious plan to turn the tide of the war; colourised archive depicts the Germans' opening salvo artillery barrage and George Patton's arrival in Bastogne to break the German siege.

  • 20:55

    28 Feb

    Ancient Engineering - Season 2

    We chart the developments that led us to a technologically sophisticated society; discover the first data recording device and that electric cars were invented a hundred years earlier than you think.

  • 22:00

    28 Feb

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    Rome: the greatest city of the ancient world. We unveil the secrets of Roman architecture and the incredible talent of its builders; explore the Pantheon, Emperor Nero's palace, and the Colosseum.

  • 23:05

    28 Feb

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    Nestled in the Jordanian desert, Petra is regarded as the eighth wonder of the world; scientists are still fascinated by its facades carved into the rock, its temples, and its unique hydraulic system.

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