TV Schedule

  • 00:10

    28 May

    War Factories - Season 3

    The Spitfire, the Hurricane, the Lancaster and Wellington bombers - aircraft which arguably won the Battle of Britain - had one thing in common: they were powered by the Rolls-Royce Merlin engine.

  • 01:05

    28 May

    Deception WWII - Season 1

    WWII began with a deadly deception inside a Polish radio station; the early years of the war saw deception in its infancy, from code-breaking and spies to fake bombing sites and even inflatable tanks.

  • 02:05

    28 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    June 1944 - American, British and Canadian troops stormed the Normandy beaches along a 50-mile stretch. We look at the amphibious tanks and the heavy kit that weighed them down as they waded ashore.

  • 03:00

    28 May

    Iznik, The Sunken Enigma

  • 03:55

    28 May

    Resistance: They Fought Back

  • 06:15

    28 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.

  • 07:15

    28 May

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    Ancient Egypt is famous for its tomb complexes, mummies and buried treasures, firing people's imagination to this day; what insights can scientists gain from the dead about the lives of the Egyptians?

  • 08:20

    28 May

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

    This episode explores moments of the war where Allied forces started to push back: the relief of Leningrad, the liberation of Paris, D-Day and the liberation of the Nazi extermination camps.

  • 09:20

    28 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    June 1944 - American, British and Canadian troops stormed the Normandy beaches along a 50-mile stretch. We look at the amphibious tanks and the heavy kit that weighed them down as they waded ashore.

  • 10:30

    28 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    What makes a successful war leader? Influential leaders of warfare all share a vision and the ability to inspire others to follow their orders, but how they lead differs hugely.

  • 11:35

    28 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.

  • 12:35

    28 May

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    WWII was a war in the skies; though the Treaty of Versailles had prevented the Germans from developing new weapons, they sponsored air clubs and pushed for supremacy in the air.

  • 13:30

    28 May

    WWII - Women on the Frontline - Season 1

    We tell the story of women who took to the skies to defend their country and of two women whose incredible skills as pilots helped make the Nazi Blitzkrieg so successful.

  • 14:30

    28 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.

  • 15:35

    28 May

    Ancient Egypt - Chronicles of an Empire - Season 1

    Ancient Egypt is famous for its tomb complexes, mummies and buried treasures, firing people's imagination to this day; what insights can scientists gain from the dead about the lives of the Egyptians?

  • 16:40

    28 May

    Pompeii Rising - Season 1

    It's been eight months since the start of the new excavation project; a small street is discovered where different volcanic layers reveal the unfolding of the events of the Vesuvius eruption.

  • 17:50

    28 May

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    1942: Hitler pits the forces of the German Fatherland against those of the Soviet Motherland at Stalingrad. Stalin's fiercely patriotic army will fight the Nazis to the last drop of blood.

  • 18:50

    28 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    June 1944 - American, British and Canadian troops stormed the Normandy beaches along a 50-mile stretch. We look at the amphibious tanks and the heavy kit that weighed them down as they waded ashore.

  • 20:00

    28 May

    Deception WWII - Season 1

    WWII began with a deadly deception inside a Polish radio station; the early years of the war saw deception in its infancy, from code-breaking and spies to fake bombing sites and even inflatable tanks.

  • 21:00

    28 May

    Iznik, The Sunken Enigma

  • 22:10

    28 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).

  • 23:10

    28 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.

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