TV Schedule

  • 00:15

    23 May

    War Factories - Season 2

    At the height of WWII, 15,000 workers at the Colt Browning & Thompson factory worked to produce hundreds of thousands of pistols and machine guns for the Allies.

  • 01:10

    23 May

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    World War II was a battle for supremacy at sea more than any other conflict before or since; in this episode, we explore how the secret weapons of naval warfare changed the tides of history.

  • 02:15

    23 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.

  • 03:10

    23 May

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 2

    The ancient Minoan civilisation thrived for centuries in the islands of the Aegean before their culture was abruptly ended by a catastrophic volcanic explosion.

  • 04:00

    23 May

    Living with Hitler - Season 1

    1940-1945: early victories, then stalemate and genocide, whether watching your neighbours being packed off or being a victim. Twelve years of terror would end in devastation and division.

  • 04:50

    23 May

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    The remains of 7,000 humans were discovered in the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Malta's Neolithic temple; could the temple reveal the mystery of who they belonged to and what happened to its owners?

  • 05:35

    23 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?

  • 06:20

    23 May

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    Archaeologists' discovery of King Tut's tomb taught us about a lost civilisation. When death befell several members of the team, rumours of a curse on the tomb spread like wildfire around the world.

  • 06:50

    23 May

    Cleopatra's Secret Tomb - Season 1

    The life and death of Cleopatra is shrouded in mystery; the discovery of this legendary queen's last resting place could shed new light on her personal and political trajectory.

  • 07:55

    23 May

    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.

  • 08:55

    23 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.

  • 10:05

    23 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    Warfare has always driven the development of technology; from penicillin and pioneering plastic surgery to the development of the internet and GPS, we rank the most influential inventions of warfare.

  • 11:10

    23 May

    Black Panthers of WW2

  • 12:10

    23 May

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    Adolf Hitler was famously against using chemical and biological weapons, but chemistry and biological science still played an incredible role in the Nazis' unquenchable quest for power.

  • 13:25

    23 May

    Secrets of the Nazi War Machine - Season 1

    James Holland explores the U-boat fleet - from one-man torpedoes to the Type XXI - and uncovers how Hitler's failure to understand maritime warfare held the key to the outcome of World War II.

  • 14:20

    23 May

    Cleopatra's Secret Tomb - Season 1

    The life and death of Cleopatra is shrouded in mystery; the discovery of this legendary queen's last resting place could shed new light on her personal and political trajectory.

  • 15:30

    23 May

    Cleopatra's Secret Tomb - Season 1

    A burning story of love and power took place in Alexandria's sumptuous palaces; this ancient jewel of the Mediterranean brings to light relics that allow us to reconstruct the queen's true face.

  • 16:35

    23 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.

  • 17:40

    23 May

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    1940: France has fallen and Hitler orders Operation Sealion - the invasion of Great Britain - to commence, but first the Luftwaffe must defeat the RAF for seaborne landings to succeed.

  • 18:50

    23 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

    23 May

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    World War II was a battle for supremacy at sea more than any other conflict before or since; in this episode, we explore how the secret weapons of naval warfare changed the tides of history.

  • 21:00

    23 May

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 2

    The ancient Minoan civilisation thrived for centuries in the islands of the Aegean before their culture was abruptly ended by a catastrophic volcanic explosion.

  • 22:00

    23 May

    Living with Hitler - Season 1

    1940-1945: early victories, then stalemate and genocide, whether watching your neighbours being packed off or being a victim. Twelve years of terror would end in devastation and division.

  • 23:05

    23 May

    No Asylum: The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank's Story

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