TV Schedule

  • 00:10

    30 Jun

    D-Day: The 80th Anniversary

  • 01:10

    30 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.

  • 02:05

    30 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.

  • 02:55

    30 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.

  • 03:45

    30 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.

  • 04:35

    30 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?

  • 05:20

    30 Jun

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    Starring in only a handful of films, Bruce Lee is revered as an icon in popular culture, but Lee died as young and as suddenly as his son. How could their tragic destinies share so many similarities?

  • 06:25

    30 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.

  • 07:30

    30 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.

  • 08:30

    30 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?

  • 09:25

    30 Jun

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    The Nazis built a number of radar stations and systems harnessing the power of frequencies to help them plot their next move; were they also harnessing the power of the Sun itself?

  • 10:25

    30 Jun

    Egypt's Lost Pyramid

  • 11:25

    30 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.

  • 12:25

    30 Jun

    The Secret Story of the Knights Templar - Season 1

    The Knights Templar were established as a special religious-military order within the tradition of medieval knighthood, but the rise and fall of the Order involves several secrets and mysteries.

  • 13:25

    30 Jun

    The Secret Story of the Knights Templar - Season 1

    Discover the developments that led the famous Knights Templar to extreme power; they subsequently became the target of specific accusations arranged by the French court.

  • 14:35

    30 Jun

    The Secret Story of the Knights Templar - Season 1

    The Knights Templar left a legacy both visible - with castles, villages, and abbeys - and invisible through long-lasting traditions claiming the survival of individuals belonging to the Order.

  • 15:40

    30 Jun

    Bible Hunters - Season 1

    We will examine the stories of people who travelled to Egypt in 19th-20th centuries to uncover the earliest Christian texts. Their discoveries shed controversial new light on the story of the Bible.

  • 16:45

    30 Jun

    Bible Hunters - Season 1

    Discoveries in Egypt in the 19th and 20th centuries included strange zodiacs, hymns to Egypt's solar god, and heretical Christian texts. These threatened to shake the foundations of Christianity.

  • 17:50

    30 Jun

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    Standing at a colossal 479 feet, the Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure for over 3000 years; this monumental feat of ancient engineering is a tribute to the engineers of ancient Egypt.

  • 18:55

    30 Jun

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    The 11th-century Norman invasion of Britain saw a boom in castle construction; massive bastions were built to ward off invaders. How did medieval engineers build such extraordinary structures?

  • 20:00

    30 Jun

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    A new engineering movement emerged in Europe in the Middle Ages that aimed to use pioneering construction methods leading to the creation of Gothic cathedrals; the most iconic is Notre Dame in Paris.

  • 21:00

    30 Jun

    Waco: Untold Stories - Season 1

    In 1993, 82 members of a religious sect called the Branch Davidians died due to a fire and an infamous 51-day siege by the FBI; many of these were British, and these are their stories.

  • 22:05

    30 Jun

    Waco: Untold Stories - Season 1

    The concluding episode of the series. As operations to enforce the law on the Branch Davidians begin, the siege ends with the deaths of men, women and children in a fire.

  • 23:05

    30 Jun

    The Mystery of the Holy Lance

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