TV Schedule

  • 00:30

    19 May

    Resistance: They Fought Back

  • 02:20

    19 May

    Resistance at Mauthausen

  • 03:15

    19 May

    The Pope and Hitler - Opening the Secret Files on Pius XII

  • 04:00

    19 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?

  • 04:55

    19 May

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    A team of experts investigate the methods Hitler used to indoctrinate Germany, turning it into a finely-tuned war machine; we visit Goebbels' Propaganda Ministry and the holiday park of Prora.

  • 05:40

    19 May

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The House of Romanov had imposed 300 years of strict Imperial rule, but royal authority was in question for the first time. The future of the Romanov dynasty was in danger.

  • 05:55

    19 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?

  • 06:50

    19 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.

  • 07:55

    19 May

    Ancient Megacities - Season 1

    The prestige of Troy is based on a mythical legend; it is said to have been the scene of a legendary conflict in the Trojan War, but did it really happen?

  • 09:00

    19 May

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Estonia has been fought over by many empires; Bettany sails to Saaremaa - Estonia's 'Viking Island' - visits its capital Tallinn, and investigates the island of Kihnu and 'the land of bogs' Soomaa.

  • 10:00

    19 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?

  • 11:15

    19 May

    Tombs of Egypt: The Ultimate Mission - Season 1

    Zahi and his team unearth sarcophagi dating from the New Kingdom and the Late Period of ancient Egypt that will need to be scanned and maybe even opened, but there are more surprises in store...

  • 12:20

    19 May

    Tombs of Egypt: The Ultimate Mission - Season 1

    After three months of excavations and dozens of sarcophagi found, Zahi finds a stone sarcophagus that apparently belongs to a vizier who lived during the New Kingdom - inside, a surprise awaits him...

  • 13:25

    19 May

    Queens of Ancient Egypt - Season 1

    Cleopatra Selene, daughter of Cleopatra the Great and Mark Antony, was taken to Rome as a prisoner; she eventually married the African king Juba II and became one of that continent's greatest queens.

  • 14:35

    19 May

    Abu Simbel: Giants of the Nile

  • 15:40

    19 May

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    Built on the shores of the Nile, Luxor is home to the greatest monuments of the New Kingdom: the Karnak complex, the temple of Denderah, and the million-year-old castle of Ramesses II.

  • 16:45

    19 May

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    The first cataract of the Nile cuts through Aswan, making it a natural border and a gateway to the gold of the Pharaohs; we dive into the waters of Elephantine Island to discover the oldest Nilometer.

  • 17:50

    19 May

    Caesar's Doomsday War - Season 1

    We explore the events triggered by the uniting of Gaul tribes under freedom fighter Vercingetorix, and archaeologists find evidence of the defences that the Gauls built to fight off Caesar's legions.

  • 18:45

    19 May

    Roman Megastructures - Season 1

    Using 3D imagery, reconstitutions and interviews with historians and archaeologists, this episode tells the story of Gallo-Roman Paris and uncovers the vestiges of ancient Paris: Lutetia.

  • 19:55

    19 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.

  • 21:00

    19 May

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

    Zahi Hawass is excavating an enclosure called Gisr El-Mudir where sarcophagi containing mysterious mummies and rich painted tombs are discovered; will these treasures lead them to Imhotep?

  • 22:10

    19 May

    The Lost Scrolls of Vesuvius

  • 23:20

    19 May

    Crucifixion Bones

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