TV Schedule

  • 00:00

    17 Feb

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    World War II fostered the emergence of both iconic and unusual tanks that were each engineered with distinct aims; we explore diverse tank innovations and the overall trajectory of armoured warfare.

  • 01:00

    17 Feb

    Bomber: Terror of WWII - Season 1

    The last months of WWII saw the appearance of what Hitler believed to be the wonder weapons that would turn a lost cause into victory: cruise missiles (the V1) and ballistic missiles (the V2).

  • 02:00

    17 Feb

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    June 1944: the British and Canadians are still short of the objective they planned to capture on D-Day: the city of Caen. This episode tells the story of the bloody fighting for the city.

  • 02:55

    17 Feb

    The Giza Pyramid: Reaching For The Stars

  • 03:50

    17 Feb

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    The Great Wall of China is still shrouded in mystery; thanks to the latest digital technology, today's experts can dissect the work of ancient builders to try to reveal secrets kept for millennia.

  • 04:40

    17 Feb

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    In the heart of the Peruvian Andes, the city of Machu Picchu remains the Inca's most breathtaking and enigmatic urban creation; today, experts investigate areas that were previously unknown.

  • 05:30

    17 Feb

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The story of how Persia morphed into Iran is very much the story of one family, the Pahlavis. Their reign would prove short-lived for a dynasty, but it was the most tumultuous in the nation's history.

  • 06:15

    17 Feb

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    Like the Kennedy dynasty in the US, the Agnelli story is marked by an over-sized influence on the history of their country and by a succession of tragedies that has spanned generations.

  • 06:40

    17 Feb

    Forbidden History - Season 6

    How great was the Nazi belief in the occult? Was Hitler behind it, or was this mostly Himmler's doing, and did Nazi generals believe in the occult and attend secret ceremonies?

  • 07:35

    17 Feb

    War Factories - Season 1

    At the start of WWII, France's car brands - Peugeot, Citroen, Renault - have gone further than any other European company in the race to achieve mass production; the Nazis waste no time looting them.

  • 08:30

    17 Feb

    War Factories - Season 1

    When Henry J. Kaiser left school in Montgomery County, New York with no qualifications at 13, few would have thought he would go on to become one of the most influential figures in maritime history.

  • 09:30

    17 Feb

    War Factories - Season 1

    Stalin realises that western Russia will quickly fall after the Nazi invasion, losing his massive war factories. He forces millions of ordinary Russians to carry out a spectacular and bloody miracle.

  • 10:25

    17 Feb

    War Factories - Season 2

    The story of the discovery and exploitation of the Baku oilfields in the Russian Caucasus, which forced Stalin and Hitler to face off in the Battle of Stalingrad.

  • 11:20

    17 Feb

    War Factories - Season 2

    While America had Ford, Chrysler and Buick, Hitler also wanted a car that would transform his nation - the 'people's car', or Volkswagen.

  • 12:20

    17 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.

  • 13:25

    17 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.

  • 14:30

    17 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    As World War II drags on into another bitter winter, the Allies become desperate to end the conflict. Churchill turns to his formidable bomber force to break the deadlock.

  • 15:35

    17 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Hitler's rise to power was a unique moment in history; Germany suffered a humiliating defeat in WWI and was crippled by massive war reparations. Hitler offers a scapegoat: the Jews.

  • 16:35

    17 Feb

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    The final hours of WW2 change the course of history; as the Americans inch closer to Japan, the Japanese fight with greater intensity. The question now is how to force capitulation.

  • 17:40

    17 Feb

    Pompeii: Buried Secrets of the Villa Giuliana

  • 18:50

    17 Feb

    Iznik, The Sunken Enigma

  • 19:55

    17 Feb

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 2

    The Khmer empire had been one of the most powerful states in Southeast Asia, but its strengths soon came to be fatal weaknesses contributing to the fall of its magnificent temple cities.

  • 21:00

    17 Feb

    Shark Terror: USS Indianapolis - Season 1

  • 21:55

    17 Feb

    Shark Terror: USS Indianapolis - Season 1

  • 22:55

    17 Feb

    D-Day: Wings of Victory

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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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