TV Schedule

  • 00:15

    04 Feb

    Forgotten Frontlines - Season 1

    With the threat of nuclear weapons looming, the Allies would plan and carry out Operation Gunnerside, the most successful act of sabotage in WWII.

  • 01:20

    04 Feb

    Bomber: Terror of WWII - Season 1

    The first bombs were dropped from balloons; in WWI, Zeppelins and German Gotha bombers made the first aerial attacks, but it was between the wars that the strategic use of aerial bombing was expanded.

  • 02:15

    04 Feb

    Black Panthers of WW2

  • 03:05

    04 Feb

    Ancient Engineering - Season 2

    Since their earliest days in ancient Greek and Roman civilisations, stadiums have been regarded as architectural masterpieces in their surrounding cities, but none more so than the Colosseum in Rome.

  • 03:55

    04 Feb

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    Athens, a small hamlet in its early days, was established on abandoned land in 3,000 BC, but it would be transformed into one of the greatest ancient cities in the 5th century B.C.

  • 04:50

    04 Feb

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 2

    In the very centre of Paris stands a remarkable wonder of engineering - the Louvre. Investigators are using new technology to unravel the astonishing past life of the building.

  • 06:15

    04 Feb

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Crash Test Dummies - what is the grisly past behind the development of car safety? Lasers - how can a beam of light blow up a ship?

  • 06:45

    04 Feb

    Forbidden History - Season 6

    The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts in 1692 and 1693; the state eventually pardoned those who died.

  • 07:35

    04 Feb

    Black Panthers of WW2

  • 08:35

    04 Feb

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

    In the aftermath of the Great War, the victors sign the Treaty of Versailles. We begin this series by exploring the 20 years after World War One and the events that led to the birth of World War Two.

  • 09:35

    04 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.

  • 10:35

    04 Feb

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

    We examine key movements in the Pacific Theatre - the Fall of Singapore, the Battle of Midway and the Kokoda Campaign - Rommel's offensives in Africa, and the Allied bombing campaign over Europe.

  • 11:40

    04 Feb

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

    The Axis forces begin to lose hold on their previous triumphs; between Japan's loosening hold on southeast Asia and Germany's growing defeats in Europe, we begin to see WW2's turning of the tide.

  • 12:45

    04 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.

  • 13:50

    04 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.

  • 14:50

    04 Feb

    Battle of Crete - Season 1

    In May 1941, 14,000 German paratroopers supported by nearly a thousand aircraft were dropped on the island in a unique blitzkrieg operation; an airborne invasion of this scale would never be repeated.

  • 15:55

    04 Feb

    Battle of Crete - Season 1

    Protected by a series of actions to slow down the German advance, thousands of Allied soldiers embarked on a march across Crete to meet the Royal Navy, taking them 400 miles across the Mediterranean.

  • 17:00

    04 Feb

    Battle of Crete - Season 1

    Crete was one of the last places surrendered by the Nazis; it took more than 30 years for 4,000 Germans to be buried on the island, and claims for reparations drag on even to this day.

  • 18:05

    04 Feb

    The Secrets of Hieroglyphics - Season 1

  • 19:05

    04 Feb

    The Secrets of Hieroglyphics - Season 1

  • 20:00

    04 Feb

    Egypt's Lost Pyramid

  • 21:00

    04 Feb

    The Fascists and the Freemasons - Season 1

  • 22:05

    04 Feb

    The Fascists and the Freemasons - Season 1

  • 23:05

    04 Feb

    The Other Goering - A Divided Brotherhood

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Brings history to life with captivating documentaries that take a fresh, modern look into history. We take our viewers on a powerful journey through time with intelligent, well researched programmes that entertain and challenge their minds. The focus is on european history, revealing the secrets of the past and how it defines us today.

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