TV Schedule

  • 00:25

    25 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.

  • 01:40

    25 May

    Nazi Killing Fields

  • 02:35

    25 May

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    Hitler had outwardly emphasised his will for peace, yet he committed his top commanders once he came to power to a war of extermination that would secure the German Reich's supremacy in Europe.

  • 03:25

    25 May

    Ancient Megacities - Season 1

    Dreamt of as a veritable Garden of Eden in the middle of the Middle East, Persepolis is the city of all excesses and one of the Achaemenid Empire's nerve centres.

  • 04:20

    25 May

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    We discover an intriguing new theory about Göbekli Tepe in southern Turkey; one of the world's oldest mysteries dating back over 12,000 years, we still don't understand who built it or why.

  • 05:05

    25 May

    Murderous History - Season 1

    The shocking case of the serial killer who benefitted from fake news propaganda of the Nazis to embark on a reign of terror against the women of Berlin.

  • 05:55

    25 May

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    What happened to Mary Magdalene after the resurrection of Jesus? We follow history enthusiasts in southern France on their quest to find the remains of the saint in a place no-one has searched before.

  • 06:00

    25 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.

  • 07:05

    25 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    The Mark 1 tank was first used in 1916 to give the Allies an advantage in the trenches; it changed how battles were fought and became the foundation of a century of innovation in armoured vehicles.

  • 08:05

    25 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    Air supremacy has been key to winning a war since the dawn of aerial warfare; from the Sopwith Camel biplane to the F22 Raptor, we identify and rank the most influential aircrafts in history.

  • 09:10

    25 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    20th-century battles have changed the course of history; the Battle of the Somme saw over 60,000 casualties on the first day alone and D-Day marked the beginning of Hitler's ultimate defeat.

  • 10:15

    25 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.

  • 11:30

    25 May

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

    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?

  • 12:35

    25 May

    The Secrets of Hieroglyphics - Season 1

  • 13:30

    25 May

    The Secrets of Hieroglyphics - Season 1

  • 14:30

    25 May

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    In Ancient Egypt, wars were seen as a means of preserving the divine order by protecting the borders of the empire and expanding it. In times of peace, however, the pharaohs relied on diplomacy.

  • 15:35

    25 May

    Egypt's Unexplained Files - Season 1

    We shine a light on the dark side of ancient Egypt with a 5,000-year-old homicide, drug-fuelled debauchery, and evidence to suggest that ancient Egyptians broke the ultimate taboo of cannibalism.

  • 16:35

    25 May

    Egypt's Unexplained Files - Season 1

    This episode explores the truth and lies behind ancient Egypt's best-known and loved icons, including the Great Sphinx, Tutankhamun, and the lost city of Tanis.

  • 17:30

    25 May

    Roman Megastructures - Season 1

    Lyon is the third-largest city in France; in ancient times it was the largest. At the time, the capital of the Gauls was called Lugdunum, a showcase for Rome in lands conquered by Julius Caesar.

  • 18:35

    25 May

    Roman Megastructures - Season 1

    During the Gallic Wars, Arles in the south of France fared really well. The most beautiful Roman monuments were built there, hence Arles was nicknamed 'the little Rome of Ancient Gaul'.

  • 19:40

    25 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.

  • 21:00

    25 May

    Reinventing China - Season 1

    In the 19th century, the West confronted a China that until then thought itself all-powerful; we follow China's history from the fall of the Middle Empire to the rise of the Chinese Communist Party.

  • 22:05

    25 May

    Reinventing China - Season 1

    China faced a Japanese invasion during WWII; far from being defeated, the country found ways to rise again. Discover how China became the second-biggest economic and third military power in the world.

  • 23:10

    25 May

    Russia 1917: Countdown to Revolution

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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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