TV Schedule

  • 00:55

    28 Jun

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    WWII facilitated the use of technology to wreak destruction from afar; through success and failure, the bomb was and remains a weapon that can tip the balance in favour of those who wield its power.

  • 02:00

    28 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.

  • 02:50

    28 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Estonia has been fought over by many empires; Bettany sails to Saaremaa - Estonia's 'Viking Island' - visits its capital Tallinn, and investigates the island of Kihnu and 'the land of bogs' Soomaa.

  • 03:40

    28 Jun

    Conquistadors: The Rise and Fall - Season 1

    Following the success of Hernán Cortés over the Aztecs, conquistador Francisco Pizarro sets his sights on conquering the Incas, the largest civilisation in the Americas.

  • 04:25

    28 Jun

    Genghis Khan's Mongolia - Season 1

    The legend of the Mongols in popular imagination of being bloodthirsty marauders has been obliterated by a more nuanced reality of Mongol life where people were rewarded for talent and not status.

  • 05:15

    28 Jun

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    The Devil's Bible has long intrigued experts; who wrote it? In search of the truth, we visit a castle said to house a gate to Hell, huge rock-carved demons, and the palaces of heretical monarchs.

  • 06:00

    28 Jun

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 3

    Witches - child-eating monsters in service of the devil? Age-old stories and archaeological discoveries reveal magical practices and describe both alluring and terrifying women with special powers.

  • 06:55

    28 Jun

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    The pockmarked mummy of Pharaoh Ramesses V looks serene, but there's evidence of deliberately inflicted wounds that suggest a sudden violent death... if this was the case, then who was the killer?

  • 07:50

    28 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    There are few places with as much of an outsize influence as the small British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar; Bettany explores its caves, the Garrison Library, and its underground pleasure gardens.

  • 08:45

    28 Jun

    World War II By Drone - Scanning The Evidence - Season 1

    Using drone-mounted radar, experts uncover a WWII German trench system revealing a daring commando raid to capture it; at sea, the remains of a tank show how dangerous the preparations for D-Day were.

  • 09:40

    28 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.

  • 10:50

    28 Jun

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    WWII facilitated the use of technology to wreak destruction from afar; through success and failure, the bomb was and remains a weapon that can tip the balance in favour of those who wield its power.

  • 11:55

    28 Jun

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 2

    The Vikings from Scandinavia establish two successful outposts along the fjords of Southern Greenland and thrive for more than four hundred years before suddenly and mysteriously disappearing.

  • 12:55

    28 Jun

    Cracking The Code - Season 1

    This episode reveals the story of the woman who cracked the codes that brought down the Mob, saved countless lives in WWII, and even prevented a Nazi invasion of the US.

  • 14:00

    28 Jun

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    The crucifixion of Jesus changed the world; how much of our understanding of this event is true, and what answers can be found in the Holy Land to back up the Bible's story?

  • 14:55

    28 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    There are few places with as much of an outsize influence as the small British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar; Bettany explores its caves, the Garrison Library, and its underground pleasure gardens.

  • 15:55

    28 Jun

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    The mangled mummy of Pharaoh Seqenenre Taa is a murder mystery that endures to this day; we discover the truth behind his brutal and humiliating death.

  • 16:55

    28 Jun

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 3

    Witches - child-eating monsters in service of the devil? Age-old stories and archaeological discoveries reveal magical practices and describe both alluring and terrifying women with special powers.

  • 17:55

    28 Jun

    World War II By Drone - Scanning The Evidence - Season 1

    For the first time in history, the theatre of war takes place mainly in the air; from the invention of radar to Hitler's 'Wonder Weapons', all means are good to bring the enemy to the ground.

  • 18:50

    28 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.

  • 19:55

    28 Jun

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    WWII facilitated the use of technology to wreak destruction from afar; through success and failure, the bomb was and remains a weapon that can tip the balance in favour of those who wield its power.

  • 21:00

    28 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Estonia has been fought over by many empires; Bettany sails to Saaremaa - Estonia's 'Viking Island' - visits its capital Tallinn, and investigates the island of Kihnu and 'the land of bogs' Soomaa.

  • 22:00

    28 Jun

    Conquistadors: The Rise and Fall - Season 1

    Following the success of Hernán Cortés over the Aztecs, conquistador Francisco Pizarro sets his sights on conquering the Incas, the largest civilisation in the Americas.

  • 23:00

    28 Jun

    Genghis Khan's Mongolia - Season 1

    The legend of the Mongols in popular imagination of being bloodthirsty marauders has been obliterated by a more nuanced reality of Mongol life where people were rewarded for talent and not status.

  • 23:55

    28 Jun

    World War II By Drone - Scanning The Evidence - Season 1

    For the first time in history, the theatre of war takes place mainly in the air; from the invention of radar to Hitler's 'Wonder Weapons', all means are good to bring the enemy to the ground.

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