TV Schedule

  • 01:05

    05 Jun

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

    In the aftermath of the Great War, the victors sign the Treaty of Versailles. We begin this series by exploring the 20 years after World War One and the events that led to the birth of World War Two.

  • 02:05

    05 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.

  • 02:55

    05 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.

  • 03:50

    05 Jun

    Svetlana: My Father Is Joseph Stalin

  • 05:10

    05 Jun

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The Habsburgs were the most powerful family in Europe for centuries; why was their destiny so fatal, and were all their tribulations connected to some kind of curse?

  • 05:35

    05 Jun

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The story of how Persia morphed into Iran is very much the story of one family, the Pahlavis. Their reign would prove short-lived for a dynasty, but it was the most tumultuous in the nation's history.

  • 06:15

    05 Jun

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    The shocking remains of a 3,000-year-old screaming mummy have haunted Egyptologists for decades; what happened to leave him looking like something from a horror film?

  • 07:10

    05 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.

  • 08:10

    05 Jun

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

    This episode explores moments of the war where Allied forces started to push back: the relief of Leningrad, the liberation of Paris, D-Day and the liberation of the Nazi extermination camps.

  • 09:15

    05 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.

  • 10:20

    05 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.

  • 11:20

    05 Jun

    Roman Megastructures - Season 1

    Lyon is the third-largest city in France; in ancient times it was the largest. At the time, the capital of the Gauls was called Lugdunum, a showcase for Rome in lands conquered by Julius Caesar.

  • 12:30

    05 Jun

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 2

    In the very centre of Paris stands a remarkable wonder of engineering - the Louvre. Investigators are using new technology to unravel the astonishing past life of the building.

  • 13:35

    05 Jun

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    Built on a massive block of granite, Mont-Saint-Michel holds many secrets; using the most advanced technology, experts scrutinise this ancient wonder on all scales to try to unravel its mysteries.

  • 14:40

    05 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.

  • 15:40

    05 Jun

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    The shocking remains of a 3,000-year-old screaming mummy have haunted Egyptologists for decades; what happened to leave him looking like something from a horror film?

  • 16:40

    05 Jun

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 3

    Countless stories have circulated about Cleopatra for over 2000 years; which ones are true, and will the latest archaeological discoveries give insight into the real life story of Egypt's final queen?

  • 17:50

    05 Jun

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

    In the aftermath of the Great War, the victors sign the Treaty of Versailles. We begin this series by exploring the 20 years after World War One and the events that led to the birth of World War Two.

  • 18:50

    05 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.

  • 19:55

    05 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.

  • 21:00

    05 Jun

    Svetlana: My Father Is Joseph Stalin

  • 22:40

    05 Jun

    No Asylum: The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank's Story

  • 23:50

    05 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?

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