TV Schedule

  • 00:20

    16 May

    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.

  • 01:15

    16 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    What defines a successful fighting force? Warfare has changed radically over the last century, and armed forces have had to adapt to new technologies and tactics.

  • 02:10

    16 May

    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.

  • 03:05

    16 May

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 3

    Dragons have been an integral part of culture and history for centuries - sometimes as fire-breathing monsters, other times as healing spirits - but what is the truth behind the legends?

  • 04:00

    16 May

    Living with Hitler - Season 1

    1935-1940: living with Hitler now means living in a Germany that is shaped according to the Führer's vision - work, church, school, the Olympics, Kristallnacht, Munich, and finally war.

  • 04:50

    16 May

    Lost Home Movies of Nazi Germany - Season 1

    Amateur footage of frontline and civilian stories offers novel insight into life and atrocities in Germany and the occupied territories as Hitler's dreams crumble.

  • 05:45

    16 May

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    It is said that the Winchester family was haunted by the souls of those who were killed by the Winchester rifle. A series of personal misfortunes seemed to confirm the family was struck by a curse.

  • 06:10

    16 May

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The Habsburgs were the most powerful family in Europe for centuries; why was their destiny so fatal, and were all their tribulations connected to some kind of curse?

  • 06:40

    16 May

    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.

  • 07:05

    16 May

    Queens of Ancient Egypt - Season 1

    The Egyptian queen Tiye inspired a religious revolution over 3,000 years ago that threw Egypt into turmoil - and may have blazed a trail for the world's leading religions.

  • 08:15

    16 May

    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.

  • 09:15

    16 May

    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.

  • 10:20

    16 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    The greatest 20th-century commanders understood warfare at both strategic and tactical level; some instilled loyalty in their troops through fear and intimidation while others inspired confidence.

  • 11:30

    16 May

    Hitler's Supercars

  • 12:30

    16 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.

  • 13:25

    16 May

    Secrets of the Nazi War Machine - Season 1

    James Holland uncovers the truth behind Hitler's feared Panzer divisions and explores how the German obsession with over-engineering their armoured vehicles brought about their downfall.

  • 14:30

    16 May

    Queens of Ancient Egypt - Season 1

    The Egyptian queen Tiye inspired a religious revolution over 3,000 years ago that threw Egypt into turmoil - and may have blazed a trail for the world's leading religions.

  • 15:35

    16 May

    Queens of Ancient Egypt - Season 1

    Cleopatra II, namesake of the great Cleopatra VII, had an even more shocking reign; she saw her dynasty torn apart by hatred but also saved it from destruction.

  • 16:40

    16 May

    Real Life of a Roman Soldier - Season 1

    Recent excavations in the city of Lyon shed light on the daily lives of Roman soldiers; numerous artefacts have been unearthed such as 1st-century A.D. / C.E. weapons and toiletry and leisure items.

  • 17:45

    16 May

    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.

  • 18:50

    16 May

    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.

  • 19:55

    16 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    What defines a successful fighting force? Warfare has changed radically over the last century, and armed forces have had to adapt to new technologies and tactics.

  • 21:00

    16 May

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 3

    Dragons have been an integral part of culture and history for centuries - sometimes as fire-breathing monsters, other times as healing spirits - but what is the truth behind the legends?

  • 22:05

    16 May

    Living with Hitler - Season 1

    1935-1940: living with Hitler now means living in a Germany that is shaped according to the Führer's vision - work, church, school, the Olympics, Kristallnacht, Munich, and finally war.

  • 23:15

    16 May

    Lost Home Movies of Nazi Germany - Season 1

    Amateur footage of frontline and civilian stories offers novel insight into life and atrocities in Germany and the occupied territories as Hitler's dreams crumble.

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