TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    27 May

    War Factories - Season 2

    The Barnbow shell factory produced well over half a million tonnes of explosives in just four years - we show how the war factories of WWI paved the way for the modern world.

  • 01:00

    27 May

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    Espionage and intelligence were crucial during WWII; clever camouflage, the Enigma machine, and concealable weapons were as important as any tank, ship, aircraft or bomb.

  • 02:05

    27 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    March 1945: the Allies have reached the River Rhine. Montgomery plans a giant operation to cross the river in the north, but luck hands the Americans a bridge over the Rhine at Remagen.

  • 03:00

    27 May

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    What would it take to bomb the Allies into the ground? This was the question on the minds of top Nazi brass as they mobilised Germany's top scientists to create frightening new bombs.

  • 03:45

    27 May

    Women Under Hitler's Flag - Season 1

    This first episode, which begins with Hitler's arrival in power in 1933, goes back to the roots of the indoctrination of young German girls within the female branch of the Hitler Youth (BDM).

  • 04:35

    27 May

    Women Under Hitler's Flag - Season 1

    Women were far from mere witnesses or accomplices by 1942 - and played a role as important as it was deadly. After the war, the women of the Reich simply slipped through the judicial net.

  • 06:10

    27 May

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    The Nile is Egypt's lifeline; its water transforms parched soils into productive farmland, and the first houses and settlements are built from its mud.

  • 07:05

    27 May

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    Aside from impressive stone temples, most traces of settlement have disappeared today, but research is gaining deeper insights into the urban life and residential culture of the ancient Egyptians.

  • 08:15

    27 May

    Rise and Fall: The Turning Points of World War II - Season 1

    The Axis forces begin to lose hold on their previous triumphs; between Japan's loosening hold on southeast Asia and Germany's growing defeats in Europe, we begin to see WW2's turning of the tide.

  • 09:20

    27 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    March 1945: the Allies have reached the River Rhine. Montgomery plans a giant operation to cross the river in the north, but luck hands the Americans a bridge over the Rhine at Remagen.

  • 10:25

    27 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    Weapons win wars; it's been claimed that the human race has spent more time, money, and effort in developing weapons than in any other single field of human endeavour.

  • 11:30

    27 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.

  • 12:30

    27 May

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    What secrets did the Nazis hope to find inside the cells and DNA of the human body? Some of the most nauseating Nazi experiments were performed in the name of creating a pure Aryan race.

  • 13:30

    27 May

    WWII - Women on the Frontline - Season 1

    This episode explores the remarkable stories of women who fought Nazi invaders behind enemy lines in occupied Europe and those who infiltrated Allied territory to spy for the Nazis.

  • 14:30

    27 May

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    The Nile is Egypt's lifeline; its water transforms parched soils into productive farmland, and the first houses and settlements are built from its mud.

  • 15:35

    27 May

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    Aside from impressive stone temples, most traces of settlement have disappeared today, but research is gaining deeper insights into the urban life and residential culture of the ancient Egyptians.

  • 16:40

    27 May

    Pompeii Rising - Season 1

    In 2010, the collapse of the Gladiators Barracks drew the world's attention to the degraded condition of Pompeii; the European Community and the Italian Government have released 105 million euros to save the city.

  • 17:45

    27 May

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    In the aftermath of Japan's attack at Pearl Harbor, the Navy moves in for a knockout blow. Japan's next strike is thrown into chaos when its plans are unearthed by an American codebreaker.

  • 18:50

    27 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    March 1945: the Allies have reached the River Rhine. Montgomery plans a giant operation to cross the river in the north, but luck hands the Americans a bridge over the Rhine at Remagen.

  • 19:55

    27 May

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    Espionage and intelligence were crucial during WWII; clever camouflage, the Enigma machine, and concealable weapons were as important as any tank, ship, aircraft or bomb.

  • 21:00

    27 May

    WWII - Women on the Frontline - Season 1

    This episode explores the remarkable stories of women who fought Nazi invaders behind enemy lines in occupied Europe and those who infiltrated Allied territory to spy for the Nazis.

  • 22:00

    27 May

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1 New

    What would it take to bomb the Allies into the ground? This was the question on the minds of top Nazi brass as they mobilised Germany's top scientists to create frightening new bombs.

  • 23:00

    27 May

    Auschwitz: The Inside Man

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