TV Schedule

  • 00:10

    24 May

    War Factories - Season 2

    How the Avro Lancaster played a large part in defeating the Nazis and how the Lancaster factory helped to create truly war-winning weapons.

  • 01:10

    24 May

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    WWII facilitated the use of technology to wreak destruction from afar; through success and failure, the bomb was and remains a weapon that can tip the balance in favour of those who wield its power.

  • 02:15

    24 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    December 1944: Hitler has picked the Ardennes sector for a major offensive. The surprise attack, spearheaded by elite divisions, initially sends American units reeling.

  • 03:05

    24 May

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Bettany travels to Bulgaria to explore a 6000-year-old gold treasure hoard and enter a 2300-year-old tomb in the Valley of the Thracian Kings with extraordinary vibrant frescos still intact.

  • 03:55

    24 May

    A Justice of Terror - Season 1

  • 04:50

    24 May

    A Justice of Terror - Season 1

  • 06:15

    24 May

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    One of the richest men on Earth, Aristotle Onassis left a string of broken hearts in his wake, but no romance would catapult him into the limelight like his marriage to Jacqueline Kennedy.

  • 06:45

    24 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.

  • 07:50

    24 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.

  • 08:55

    24 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    December 1944: Hitler has picked the Ardennes sector for a major offensive. The surprise attack, spearheaded by elite divisions, initially sends American units reeling.

  • 10:00

    24 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    From the super-dreadnought battleships of the First World War to the stealth submarines of the Cold War, maritime vessels have proved decisive in the fight for naval supremacy.

  • 11:05

    24 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.

  • 12:05

    24 May

    Royals at War - Season 1

    We focus on the ambiguous relationship that existed between Hitler and the royal families and show how Hitler gradually wove his web around this loose constellation of aristocrats.

  • 13:15

    24 May

    Royals at War - Season 1

    As war seemed to grow closer, monarchs still did not step up their collaboration; it was only once Europe was under the Nazi yoke that alliances were renewed between rulers.

  • 14:25

    24 May

    Cleopatra's Secret Tomb - Season 1

    Cleopatra did not hesitate to eliminate her enemies... even if they were family members; archaeologists enter the only Ptolemaic mausoleum ever discovered to shed light on the queen's family.

  • 15:35

    24 May

    Cleopatra's Secret Tomb - Season 1

    After delving in the Battle of Actium, this final episode takes us to Alexandria, where Cleopatra and her lover ended their lives; will this investigation finally lead to the legendary queen's tomb?

  • 16:35

    24 May

    Crucifixion Bones

  • 17:45

    24 May

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    When Japan's expansion in the Pacific reaches fever pitch, Roosevelt must act. Instead of having them back down by cutting off oil supplies, he pushes them to attack the US fleet in Pearl Harbor.

  • 18:50

    24 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    December 1944: Hitler has picked the Ardennes sector for a major offensive. The surprise attack, spearheaded by elite divisions, initially sends American units reeling.

  • 19:55

    24 May

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    WWII facilitated the use of technology to wreak destruction from afar; through success and failure, the bomb was and remains a weapon that can tip the balance in favour of those who wield its power.

  • 21:00

    24 May

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3 New

    Bettany travels to Bulgaria to explore a 6000-year-old gold treasure hoard and enter a 2300-year-old tomb in the Valley of the Thracian Kings with extraordinary vibrant frescos still intact.

  • 22:00

    24 May

    A Justice of Terror - Season 1

  • 23:05

    24 May

    A Justice of Terror - Season 1

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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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