TV Schedule

  • 00:35

    22 Jun

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    The Nazis went to great lengths to warp the natural world to their whims as they believed that ruins that could prove the Aryans to be the superior race lay buried in the soil.

  • 01:40

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 02:30

    22 Jun

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    World War II ignited a fierce battle for aerial dominance and drove nations to pioneer secret aircraft technologies; this episode explores the development of early jet fighters.

  • 03:20

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 04:15

    22 Jun

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 2

    The Taj Mahal is considered one of the seven Wonders of the Modern World; we investigate the building methods, ingenious engineering and mysteries at the heart of this iconic monument.

  • 05:05

    22 Jun

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    The Great Wall of China is still shrouded in mystery; thanks to the latest digital technology, today's experts can dissect the work of ancient builders to try to reveal secrets kept for millennia.

  • 06:10

    22 Jun

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    Thousands of people were dosed with LSD by the CIA; did the CIA murder its own people, poison a whole French town, experiment on New Yorkers and assassinate Bobby Kennedy?

  • 07:05

    22 Jun

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    September 1944: Montgomery proposes a bold plan to cross the Rhine and encircle Germany's industrial heartland. If successful, his plan could end the war by Christmas.

  • 08:10

    22 Jun

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    October 1944: the Allies face a major supply crisis - vital fuel and ammunition still has to be landed at the D-Day beaches. When the port of Antwerp is liberated, it seems the crisis might be over.

  • 09:15

    22 Jun

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    November 1944: as the Allies advance into Germany, they run into concrete bunkers, pillboxes, minefields and tank traps. German soldiers fight tenaciously to defend their homeland.

  • 10:25

    22 Jun

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    December 1944: Hitler has picked the Ardennes sector for a major offensive. The surprise attack, spearheaded by elite divisions, initially sends American units reeling.

  • 11:35

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 12:35

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 13:40

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 14:50

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 15:55

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 17:00

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 18:00

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 19:00

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 19:55

    22 Jun

    Crucifixion Bones

  • 21:00

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 22:15

    22 Jun

    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.

  • 23:25

    22 Jun

    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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