TV Schedule

  • 00:20

    14 Jul

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    How could a nobody become a dictator and bring down a democracy in just a few years, what crucial events helped Hitler gain respectability and influence, and who were his supporters?

  • 01:25

    14 Jul

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    How did Hitler succeed in transforming a republic into a 'Führer state' in such a short time, how did the 'enforced conformity' of society take place, and how willingly did the Germans fall in line?

  • 02:25

    14 Jul

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    Hitler had outwardly emphasised his will for peace, yet he committed his top commanders once he came to power to a war of extermination that would secure the German Reich's supremacy in Europe.

  • 03:15

    14 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?

  • 04:05

    14 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.

  • 04:55

    14 Jul

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The House of Romanov had imposed 300 years of strict Imperial rule, but royal authority was in question for the first time. The future of the Romanov dynasty was in danger.

  • 05:20

    14 Jul

    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?

  • 05:40

    14 Jul

    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.

  • 06:15

    14 Jul

    Crucifixion Bones

  • 07:20

    14 Jul

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    How could a nobody become a dictator and bring down a democracy in just a few years, what crucial events helped Hitler gain respectability and influence, and who were his supporters?

  • 08:30

    14 Jul

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    How did Hitler succeed in transforming a republic into a 'Führer state' in such a short time, how did the 'enforced conformity' of society take place, and how willingly did the Germans fall in line?

  • 09:35

    14 Jul

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    Hitler had outwardly emphasised his will for peace, yet he committed his top commanders once he came to power to a war of extermination that would secure the German Reich's supremacy in Europe.

  • 10:35

    14 Jul

    The Engineering That Built the World - Season 1

    Two rival rail companies compete to create the most ambitious engineering project the world has ever seen, an unprecedented railway that crosses the American continent.

  • 11:25

    14 Jul

    Genghis Khan's Mongolia - Season 1

    This first episode charts Chinggis Khaan's childhood as an outcast living in harsh conditions on the barren landscape - before he rose up and united all of the nomadic communities across the steppe.

  • 12:25

    14 Jul

    Genghis Khan's Mongolia - Season 1

    This episode explores the Mongols' expansion and conquest through the locality and into China; we see how spiritual beliefs in circulation and redistribution led to trade across thousands of miles.

  • 13:20

    14 Jul

    Genghis Khan's Mongolia - Season 1

    The legend of the Mongols in popular imagination of being bloodthirsty marauders has been obliterated by a more nuanced reality of Mongol life where people were rewarded for talent and not status.

  • 14:20

    14 Jul

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    June 1942: the most decisive naval-air battle in the Pacific started as a Japanese trap and ended as an American ambush, a totally unpredictable conflict made up of luck, code-breaking, and gambles.

  • 15:25

    14 Jul

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    January-May 1944: atop the hill in Monte Cassino lies an abbey whose commander has forbidden military use of; the abbey is reduced to rubble despite this and the fight claims over 200,000 deaths.

  • 16:30

    14 Jul

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    January 1944: two divisions land at the Italian port of Anzio in one of the easiest Allied assaults of the war, but they fail to exploit their advantage, giving the German defenders time to reinforce.

  • 17:40

    14 Jul

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    June 1944: a stretch of beach overlooked by fortified cliffs created a devastating baptism of fire. Failed plans, missed opportunities, and courage make this frontline a major turning point in WWII.

  • 18:50

    14 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.

  • 19:55

    14 Jul

    WWII: Frontlines - Season 1

    December 1944: with Europe in the grip of a terrible winter, Hitler's Panzers spearhead an attack on the Allied frontline in the Ardennes; they are to break through and re-capture the port of Antwerp.

  • 21:00

    14 Jul

    The Secrets to Civilisation - Season 1

    We explore the environmental conditions that helped the Roman Empire expand and how people working with new technologies took advantage of a favourable climate to create classical civilisation.

  • 22:05

    14 Jul

    Real Life of a Roman Soldier - Season 1

    Two sites are emblematic of legionary life in Ancient Roman times: the fort of Vindolanda and the garrison of Lugdunum. Excavations have unearthed objects that shed light on the life of these sites.

  • 23:15

    14 Jul

    Real Life of a Roman Soldier - Season 1

    Recent excavations in the city of Lyon shed light on the daily lives of Roman soldiers; numerous artefacts have been unearthed such as 1st-century A.D. / C.E. weapons and toiletry and leisure items.

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