TV Schedule

  • 00:00

    03 Jun

    War Factories - Season 3

    The key machine in the Blitzkrieg was the GM Opel Blitz; this episode tells the story of the Blitz and the American-owned war factories that would produce them and put business before country.

  • 01:00

    03 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.

  • 02:00

    03 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.

  • 02:50

    03 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.

  • 03:40

    03 Jun

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    Science was a tool to help the war effort for the Nazis; how could a Nazi soldier and its leadership be optimised, and what secret Nazi plans can we glean from a hidden crypt in Thuringia?

  • 04:25

    03 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.

  • 06:00

    03 Jun

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The tragic histories of the political dynasties of the Bhutto family in Pakistan and the Nehru-Gandhi family in India are often compared to that of America's Kennedy family.

  • 06:20

    03 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?

  • 07:20

    03 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    Greece is home to epic human stories and birthplace of an astonishing culture that changed the world; Bettany starts her journey in Athens and travels to Nafplion, Sparta, Aegea and Olympia.

  • 08:20

    03 Jun

    Rise and Fall: The Turning Points of World War II - Season 1

    We examine key movements in the Pacific Theatre - the Fall of Singapore, the Battle of Midway and the Kokoda Campaign - Rommel's offensives in Africa, and the Allied bombing campaign over Europe.

  • 09:25

    03 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.

  • 10:30

    03 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.

  • 11:30

    03 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Bettany visits Turkey to witness settlements such as Cappadocia and Göbeklitepe up close; she also explores Urfa (Şanlıurfa), one of the most significant pilgrimage cities of the Middle East.

  • 12:35

    03 Jun

    The Crusades - Season 1

    This final episode explains how 200 years of holy war were decided not in a pitched battle before Jerusalem, but by a failed campaign led by a French king later anointed a Catholic saint... in Egypt.

  • 13:35

    03 Jun

    Vatican - The Timeless City of Popes

  • 14:40

    03 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    Greece is home to epic human stories and birthplace of an astonishing culture that changed the world; Bettany starts her journey in Athens and travels to Nafplion, Sparta, Aegea and Olympia.

  • 15:40

    03 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?

  • 16:40

    03 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.

  • 17:50

    03 Jun

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Hitler's rise to power was a unique moment in history; Germany suffered a humiliating defeat in WWI and was crippled by massive war reparations. Hitler offers a scapegoat: the Jews.

  • 18:55

    03 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.

  • 19:55

    03 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.

  • 21:00

    03 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.

  • 22:00

    03 Jun

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1 New

    Science was a tool to help the war effort for the Nazis; how could a Nazi soldier and its leadership be optimised, and what secret Nazi plans can we glean from a hidden crypt in Thuringia?

  • 23:00

    03 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.

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