TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    07 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.

  • 01:10

    07 Jun

    Bismarck: 24 Hours to Doom

  • 02:10

    07 Jun

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    June 1944 - American, British and Canadian troops stormed the Normandy beaches along a 50-mile stretch. We look at the amphibious tanks and the heavy kit that weighed them down as they waded ashore.

  • 03:05

    07 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Bettany explores the Sultanate of Oman, a land full of surprises and contrasts that is wedged between the vast sands of the Arabian Desert and the glistening waves of the Indian Ocean.

  • 03:50

    07 Jun

    Conquistadors: The Rise and Fall - Season 1

    The accidental discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus sparked an age of exploration for the Spanish Empire - and a dark new chapter in the history of the Americas.

  • 04:40

    07 Jun

    The Lost Scrolls of Vesuvius

  • 05:35

    07 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

    07 Jun

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    Could an exhibit from an oddities museum in Niagara Falls be a genuine long-lost pharaoh from Egypt's most iconic dynasty? A team of leading Egyptologists and scientists re-examine the evidence.

  • 07:15

    07 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    In this epic Ottoman and Byzantine powerbase, Bettany visits the Besiktas Metro Station, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, and Büyükada, one of the Princes' Islands in the Marmara Sea.

  • 08:15

    07 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.

  • 09:20

    07 Jun

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    June 1944 - American, British and Canadian troops stormed the Normandy beaches along a 50-mile stretch. We look at the amphibious tanks and the heavy kit that weighed them down as they waded ashore.

  • 10:25

    07 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.

  • 11:30

    07 Jun

    D-Day: The 80th Anniversary

  • 12:40

    07 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.

  • 13:40

    07 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.

  • 14:40

    07 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    In this epic Ottoman and Byzantine powerbase, Bettany visits the Besiktas Metro Station, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, and Büyükada, one of the Princes' Islands in the Marmara Sea.

  • 15:40

    07 Jun

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    Could an exhibit from an oddities museum in Niagara Falls be a genuine long-lost pharaoh from Egypt's most iconic dynasty? A team of leading Egyptologists and scientists re-examine the evidence.

  • 16:35

    07 Jun

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 3

    Millennia-old stone monuments - the so-called megaliths - are scattered across Europe; they come with no written sources and how and why these structures were built remains a mystery to this day.

  • 17:45

    07 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.

  • 18:50

    07 Jun

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    June 1944 - American, British and Canadian troops stormed the Normandy beaches along a 50-mile stretch. We look at the amphibious tanks and the heavy kit that weighed them down as they waded ashore.

  • 19:55

    07 Jun

    Bismarck: 24 Hours to Doom

  • 21:00

    07 Jun

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Bettany explores the Sultanate of Oman, a land full of surprises and contrasts that is wedged between the vast sands of the Arabian Desert and the glistening waves of the Indian Ocean.

  • 22:00

    07 Jun

    Conquistadors: The Rise and Fall - Season 1

    The accidental discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus sparked an age of exploration for the Spanish Empire - and a dark new chapter in the history of the Americas.

  • 23:00

    07 Jun

    The Lost Scrolls of Vesuvius

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