TV Schedule

  • 00:35

    04 May

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    How could a nobody become a dictator and bring down a democracy in just a few years, what crucial events helped Hitler gain respectability and influence, and who were his supporters?

  • 01:40

    04 May

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    How did Hitler succeed in transforming a republic into a 'Führer state' in such a short time, how did the 'enforced conformity' of society take place, and how willingly did the Germans fall in line?

  • 02:30

    04 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

    04 May

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    Rome: the greatest city of the ancient world. We unveil the secrets of Roman architecture and the incredible talent of its builders; explore the Pantheon, Emperor Nero's palace, and the Colosseum.

  • 04:20

    04 May

    Unearthed: Ancient Murder Mysteries - Season 1

    Homicide detective Rod Demery and forensic scientist Turi King investigate an early Iron Age victim that is so well-preserved that he seems to be peacefully sleeping.

  • 05:10

    04 May

    Murderous History - Season 1

    We follow one of the most infamous stories in Chicago's history as property developer H.H. Holmes takes advantage of the boom to build a hotel which later became known as the 'murder hotel'.

  • 06:00

    04 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.

  • 07:00

    04 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    Secrecy in war can mean the difference between victory and defeat; from spies to sabotage, military commanders often turn to secret plans at the height of war in order to gain a strategic advantage.

  • 08:05

    04 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    The greatest 20th-century commanders understood warfare at both strategic and tactical level; some instilled loyalty in their troops through fear and intimidation while others inspired confidence.

  • 09:10

    04 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.

  • 10:15

    04 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.

  • 11:20

    04 May

    Cleopatra's Secret Tomb - Season 1

    The life and death of Cleopatra is shrouded in mystery; the discovery of this legendary queen's last resting place could shed new light on her personal and political trajectory.

  • 12:30

    04 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.

  • 13:35

    04 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.

  • 14:35

    04 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.

  • 15:40

    04 May

    Egypt's Unexplained Files - Season 1

    We reveal the story of the Great Pyramid at Giza, the true face of Cleopatra, Egypt's most famous queen, and the legend of the controversial pharaoh Akhenaten.

  • 16:40

    04 May

    Egypt's Unexplained Files - Season 1

    We explore the mysteries behind the ancient Egyptians' obsession with death, reveal the secrets of the extra-terrestrial artefacts buried with a pharaoh, and learn how they embalmed the dead.

  • 17:40

    04 May

    Crucifixion Bones

  • 18:50

    04 May

    Real Life of a Roman Soldier - Season 1

    Two sites are emblematic of legionary life in Ancient Roman times: the fort of Vindolanda and the garrison of Lugdunum. Excavations have unearthed objects that shed light on the life of these sites.

  • 19:55

    04 May

    Real Life of a Roman Soldier - Season 1

    Recent excavations in the city of Lyon shed light on the daily lives of Roman soldiers; numerous artefacts have been unearthed such as 1st-century A.D. / C.E. weapons and toiletry and leisure items.

  • 21:00

    04 May

    Russia 1917: Countdown to Revolution

  • 22:15

    04 May

    No Asylum: The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank's Story

  • 23:25

    04 May

    Nazi Killing Fields

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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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