TV Schedule

  • 01:00

    03 May

    Countdown to Surrender - Season 1

    April 16th, 1945: the Red Army begins its offensive on Berlin; the first concentration camps have been liberated by British and US forces; on May 8th, the Second World War comes to an end in Europe.

  • 02:05

    03 May

    D-Day: Wings of Victory

  • 03:00

    03 May

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Bettany returns to Azerbaijan for more adventures on the Silk Roads; she explores its most remote and hidden corners to find out the cultural impact of a history of isolation and influence.

  • 03:45

    03 May

    Lost Cities of the Trojans - Season 1

    In Turkey, investigators are unlocking remarkable new secrets that are transforming our understanding of the past; they're excavating the ruins of a city that many believe to be Troy itself.

  • 04:30

    03 May

    Lost Cities of the Trojans - Season 1

    Did the Trojan War really happen? In Amsterdam, a team examine the work of old explorers and uncover new clues; in Greece, archaeologists unearth the remains of a town that could be linked to Troy.

  • 05:15

    03 May

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The story of how Persia morphed into Iran is very much the story of one family, the Pahlavis. Their reign would prove short-lived for a dynasty, but it was the most tumultuous in the nation's history.

  • 06:05

    03 May

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The House of Romanov had imposed 300 years of strict Imperial rule, but royal authority was in question for the first time. The future of the Romanov dynasty was in danger.

  • 06:25

    03 May

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    No other family in 20th-century America has held higher status than the Kennedys, but as blessed as they seemingly were, they were also cursed by a series of tragic and bizarre events.

  • 06:55

    03 May

    Pompeii: Buried Secrets of the Villa Giuliana

  • 08:00

    03 May

    Countdown to Surrender - Season 1

    April 16th, 1945: the Red Army begins its offensive on Berlin; the first concentration camps have been liberated by British and US forces; on May 8th, the Second World War comes to an end in Europe.

  • 09:05

    03 May

    D-Day: Wings of Victory

  • 10:10

    03 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.

  • 11:15

    03 May

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 3

    Alexander the Great is the most famous commander of all time, but his grave was lost some 1,000 years ago and researchers around the world have been looking for it ever since.

  • 12:25

    03 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.

  • 13:35

    03 May

    Iznik, The Sunken Enigma

  • 14:45

    03 May

    Pompeii: Buried Secrets of the Villa Giuliana

  • 15:50

    03 May

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    Could an exhibit from an oddities museum in Niagara Falls be a genuine long-lost pharaoh from Egypt's most iconic dynasty? A team of leading Egyptologists and scientists re-examine the evidence.

  • 16:50

    03 May

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    Could a shock discovery of a tooth hidden inside a jewellery box lead archaeologists to the lost mummy of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, who is widely considered to be ancient Egypt's greatest queen?

  • 17:45

    03 May

    Countdown to Surrender - Season 1

    April 16th, 1945: the Red Army begins its offensive on Berlin; the first concentration camps have been liberated by British and US forces; on May 8th, the Second World War comes to an end in Europe.

  • 18:50

    03 May

    D-Day: Wings of Victory

  • 19:55

    03 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.

  • 21:00

    03 May

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3 New

    Bettany returns to Azerbaijan for more adventures on the Silk Roads; she explores its most remote and hidden corners to find out the cultural impact of a history of isolation and influence.

  • 22:00

    03 May

    Lost Cities of the Trojans - Season 1

    In Turkey, investigators are unlocking remarkable new secrets that are transforming our understanding of the past; they're excavating the ruins of a city that many believe to be Troy itself.

  • 22:55

    03 May

    Lost Cities of the Trojans - Season 1

    Did the Trojan War really happen? In Amsterdam, a team examine the work of old explorers and uncover new clues; in Greece, archaeologists unearth the remains of a town that could be linked to Troy.

  • 23:55

    03 May

    Countdown to Surrender - Season 1

    April 16th, 1945: the Red Army begins its offensive on Berlin; the first concentration camps have been liberated by British and US forces; on May 8th, the Second World War comes to an end in Europe.

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