TV Schedule

  • 00:10

    13 May

    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.

  • 01:10

    13 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    What makes a successful war leader? Influential leaders of warfare all share a vision and the ability to inspire others to follow their orders, but how they lead differs hugely.

  • 02:10

    13 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    November 1944: as the Allies advance into Germany, they run into concrete bunkers, pillboxes, minefields and tank traps. German soldiers fight tenaciously to defend their homeland.

  • 03:05

    13 May

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    WWII was a war in the skies; though the Treaty of Versailles had prevented the Germans from developing new weapons, they sponsored air clubs and pushed for supremacy in the air.

  • 03:50

    13 May

    A Justice of Terror - Season 1

  • 04:45

    13 May

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    How did Hitler succeed in transforming a republic into a 'Führer state' in such a short time, how did the 'enforced conformity' of society take place, and how willingly did the Germans fall in line?

  • 06:55

    13 May

    Decoding Saqqara

  • 08:00

    13 May

    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.

  • 09:05

    13 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    November 1944: as the Allies advance into Germany, they run into concrete bunkers, pillboxes, minefields and tank traps. German soldiers fight tenaciously to defend their homeland.

  • 10:10

    13 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    Weapons win wars; it's been claimed that the human race has spent more time, money, and effort in developing weapons than in any other single field of human endeavour.

  • 11:15

    13 May

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Bettany explores the Adriatic coast of Albania; she visits the ancient Roman ports of Oricum and Apollonia, Lake Ohrid, and the Ottoman town of Berat while discovering Albania's formidable castles.

  • 12:15

    13 May

    Vatican Secret Files Exposed: The Pope and the Devil - Season 1

    Unpublished documents show that the Vatican tried to fight Hitler; in March 1939, Eugenio Pacelli was elected Pope. What would Pope Pius XII do - openly condemn Nazism, or remain silent... and why?

  • 13:20

    13 May

    Vatican Secret Files Exposed: The Pope and the Devil - Season 1

    Hitler unleashed war and Pius XII organised meetings to thwart him, but the Allies did not trust the Pope's words; meanwhile, Hitler had started sending Jews to their deaths in concentration camps.

  • 14:30

    13 May

    Tombs of Egypt: Imhotep, The Pyramid Creator - Season 1

    Archaeologist Zahi Hawass hopes to discover the tomb of Imhotep, the architect of the Step Pyramid of Djoser, and aims to unearth the many secrets of the Egyptian mummies with his team.

  • 15:35

    13 May

    Decoding Saqqara

  • 16:40

    13 May

    Caesar's Doomsday War - Season 1

    Julius Caesar wanted to bring all of Gaul under his control, triggering a series of events that would bring his army to the brink of defeat - now archaeologists are uncovering what really happened.

  • 17:40

    13 May

    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.

  • 18:45

    13 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    November 1944: as the Allies advance into Germany, they run into concrete bunkers, pillboxes, minefields and tank traps. German soldiers fight tenaciously to defend their homeland.

  • 19:55

    13 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    What makes a successful war leader? Influential leaders of warfare all share a vision and the ability to inspire others to follow their orders, but how they lead differs hugely.

  • 20:55

    13 May

    Working for the Enemy - Season 1

    13 million forced labourers toil for the Nazis; it is rare that these young people experience kindness or love as the Germans are strictly prohibited from having any personal interaction with them.

  • 22:00

    13 May

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1 New

    WWII was a war in the skies; though the Treaty of Versailles had prevented the Germans from developing new weapons, they sponsored air clubs and pushed for supremacy in the air.

  • 23:00

    13 May

    A Justice of Terror - Season 1 New

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