TV Schedule

  • 00:55

    29 Jun

    WWII - Women on the Frontline - Season 1

    This episode explores the stories of women all over the world who fought and worked tirelessly alongside men on the battlefields of the Second World War.

  • 01:55

    29 Jun

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    World War II was a battle for supremacy at sea more than any other conflict before or since; in this episode, we explore how the secret weapons of naval warfare changed the tides of history.

  • 02:45

    29 Jun

    Egypt's Lost Pyramid

  • 03:35

    29 Jun

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    The wheel and the road are considered to be among the greatest engineering feats; in 2002, archeologists discovered what they considered to be the first wheel in history at over 5000 years old.

  • 04:25

    29 Jun

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    In the heart of the Peruvian Andes, the city of Machu Picchu remains the Inca's most breathtaking and enigmatic urban creation; today, experts investigate areas that were previously unknown.

  • 06:15

    29 Jun

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    A team of experts investigate the methods Hitler used to indoctrinate Germany, turning it into a finely-tuned war machine; we visit Goebbels' Propaganda Ministry and the holiday park of Prora.

  • 07:10

    29 Jun

    Secrets of the Nazi War Machine - Season 1

    At the outbreak of World War II, the Nazis had the finest airforce in the entire world; James Holland learns how internecine squabbles led the Nazi High Command on the catastrophic road to defeat.

  • 08:10

    29 Jun

    Secrets of the Nazi War Machine - Season 1

    James Holland uncovers the truth behind Hitler's feared Panzer divisions and explores how the German obsession with over-engineering their armoured vehicles brought about their downfall.

  • 09:10

    29 Jun

    Secrets of the Nazi War Machine - Season 1

    James Holland explores the U-boat fleet - from one-man torpedoes to the Type XXI - and uncovers how Hitler's failure to understand maritime warfare held the key to the outcome of World War II.

  • 10:10

    29 Jun

    Secrets of the Nazi War Machine - Season 1

    From Lugers to MG42 machine guns and the Pak40 anti-tank gun, James Holland uncovers how the craftsmanship of German weapons engineering was totally unsuited to fighting a long attritional war.

  • 11:15

    29 Jun

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    The struggle for victory necessitated development of gun technologies; new inventions would emerge on the battlefields and at times surprise soldiers on both sides of the fight.

  • 12:15

    29 Jun

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    World War II fostered the emergence of both iconic and unusual tanks that were each engineered with distinct aims; we explore diverse tank innovations and the overall trajectory of armoured warfare.

  • 13:20

    29 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.

  • 14:25

    29 Jun

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    World War II was a battle for supremacy at sea more than any other conflict before or since; in this episode, we explore how the secret weapons of naval warfare changed the tides of history.

  • 15:25

    29 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.

  • 16:35

    29 Jun

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    Espionage and intelligence were crucial during WWII; clever camouflage, the Enigma machine, and concealable weapons were as important as any tank, ship, aircraft or bomb.

  • 17:35

    29 Jun

    Tombs of Egypt: Imhotep, The Pyramid Creator - Season 1

    Archaeologist Zahi Hawass hopes to discover the tomb of Imhotep, the architect of the Step Pyramid of Djoser, and aims to unearth the many secrets of the Egyptian mummies with his team.

  • 18:45

    29 Jun

    Tombs of Egypt: Imhotep, The Pyramid Creator - Season 1

    Zahi Hawass is excavating an enclosure called Gisr El-Mudir where sarcophagi containing mysterious mummies and rich painted tombs are discovered; will these treasures lead them to Imhotep?

  • 19:50

    29 Jun

    Iznik, The Sunken Enigma

  • 21:00

    29 Jun

    D-Day: The 80th Anniversary

  • 22:00

    29 Jun

    D-Day: The Soldiers' Story - Season 1

    Giles Milton visits key D-Day sites along the Normandy coastline - including Omaha Beach and Pegasus Bridge - and we hear the stories of the men and women on both the attacking and defensive lines.

  • 23:00

    29 Jun

    D-Day: The Soldiers' Story - Season 1

    Giles Milton guides us round Normandy - the place where the D-Day invasion proved successful - from the gliders who went behind enemy lines to paratroopers who ambushed vital German generals.

  • 23:55

    29 Jun

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    The triumphal architecture of the Nazi regime hints at a deeply dystopian future; what might a Nazi city and the world, have looked like had Hitler succeeded in vanquishing his enemies?

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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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