TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    12 Jul

    Secret Nazi Bases - Season 1

    Kraftwerk Nord West was one of the largest Nazi bunkers ever; constructed outside of the French town of Watten, it was a missile facility with storage for 108 missiles and two launch pads.

  • 01:05

    12 Jul

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    June-July 1944: three weeks after D-Day, the Allied advance has stalled; the killing fields around Hill 112 become the start of a brutal war of attrition that the Nazis cannot afford to wage.

  • 02:10

    12 Jul

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    Air supremacy has been key to winning a war since the dawn of aerial warfare; from the Sopwith Camel biplane to the F22 Raptor, we identify and rank the most influential aircrafts in history.

  • 03:00

    12 Jul

    Mesopotamia Rediscovered

  • 03:55

    12 Jul

    Conquistadors: The Rise and Fall - Season 1

    Disdain for Spain's wealth in the Americas leads to other European rulers propagating an anti-Spanish narrative; the 'Black Legend' is born and heralds the end of the era of conquistadors.

  • 04:40

    12 Jul

    Cleopatra's Secret Tomb - Season 1

    A burning story of love and power took place in Alexandria's sumptuous palaces; this ancient jewel of the Mediterranean brings to light relics that allow us to reconstruct the queen's true face.

  • 05:30

    12 Jul

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    J. Paul Getty was renowned for his wealth and frugality as well as his lack of empathy and compassion for his family. He would marry four times and sire five sons, but he died old and alone.

  • 06:15

    12 Jul

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    The Devil's Bible has long intrigued experts; who wrote it? In search of the truth, we visit a castle said to house a gate to Hell, huge rock-carved demons, and the palaces of heretical monarchs.

  • 07:15

    12 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark's trip to Europe starts in Venice and follows the Way of St James to Santiago de Compostela; he discovers castles in the Rhine Gorge and explores Paris and Kew Gardens in London.

  • 08:20

    12 Jul

    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.

  • 09:20

    12 Jul

    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?

  • 10:25

    12 Jul

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    1942: Hitler pits the forces of the German Fatherland against those of the Soviet Motherland at Stalingrad. Stalin's fiercely patriotic army will fight the Nazis to the last drop of blood.

  • 11:35

    12 Jul

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    June-July 1944: three weeks after D-Day, the Allied advance has stalled; the killing fields around Hill 112 become the start of a brutal war of attrition that the Nazis cannot afford to wage.

  • 12:35

    12 Jul

    Secret Nazi Bases - Season 1

    The Spanish island of Villa Winter was suspected of being a port for German U-boats and part of a larger plan to invade the United States.

  • 13:30

    12 Jul

    Cursed Treasures - Season 1

    The onset of a violent storm in Staffordshire in England announced the discovery of the largest Anglo-Saxon hoard ever uncovered, but was the storm an omen of things to come?

  • 14:35

    12 Jul

    Cracking The Code - Season 1

    We look at the US codebreakers who cracked Japan's seemingly unbreakable WWII code and turned the War in the Pacific in America's favour.

  • 15:40

    12 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark's trip to Europe starts in Venice and follows the Way of St James to Santiago de Compostela; he discovers castles in the Rhine Gorge and explores Paris and Kew Gardens in London.

  • 16:45

    12 Jul

    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?

  • 17:50

    12 Jul

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    1942: Hitler pits the forces of the German Fatherland against those of the Soviet Motherland at Stalingrad. Stalin's fiercely patriotic army will fight the Nazis to the last drop of blood.

  • 18:55

    12 Jul

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    June-July 1944: three weeks after D-Day, the Allied advance has stalled; the killing fields around Hill 112 become the start of a brutal war of attrition that the Nazis cannot afford to wage.

  • 20:00

    12 Jul

    Secret Nazi Bases - Season 1

    Kraftwerk Nord West was one of the largest Nazi bunkers ever; constructed outside of the French town of Watten, it was a missile facility with storage for 108 missiles and two launch pads.

  • 21:00

    12 Jul

    Mesopotamia Rediscovered New

  • 22:05

    12 Jul

    Conquistadors: The Rise and Fall - Season 1

    Disdain for Spain's wealth in the Americas leads to other European rulers propagating an anti-Spanish narrative; the 'Black Legend' is born and heralds the end of the era of conquistadors.

  • 23:05

    12 Jul

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    1942: Hitler pits the forces of the German Fatherland against those of the Soviet Motherland at Stalingrad. Stalin's fiercely patriotic army will fight the Nazis to the last drop of blood.

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