TV Schedule

  • 00:00

    31 Jul

    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.

  • 01:05

    31 Jul

    Deception WWII - Season 1

    By 1942, deception had become extremely sophisticated; the most cunning operation used a deceased homeless man to trick the entire Nazi leadership about the Normandy invasion.

  • 02:05

    31 Jul

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    From the super-dreadnought battleships of the First World War to the stealth submarines of the Cold War, maritime vessels have proved decisive in the fight for naval supremacy.

  • 02:55

    31 Jul

    Countdown to Surrender - Season 1

    January 28th, 1945: the war reaches its climax on German soil. It is the beginning of a hundred days of horror and death, claiming more lives than in all the years of war.

  • 03:50

    31 Jul

    Countdown to Surrender - Season 1

    March 6th, 1945: Cologne is the first German city to fall to the Allies. Stalin plans to conquer Berlin before the other Allies arrive; the Wochenschau stokes up fear of the Red Army.

  • 04:45

    31 Jul

    Countdown to Surrender - Season 1

    April 16th, 1945: the Red Army begins its offensive on Berlin; the first concentration camps have been liberated by British and US forces; on May 8th, the Second World War comes to an end in Europe.

  • 06:15

    31 Jul

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    Thousands of people were dosed with LSD by the CIA; did the CIA murder its own people, poison a whole French town, experiment on New Yorkers and assassinate Bobby Kennedy?

  • 07:10

    31 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    The first cataract of the Nile cuts through Aswan, making it a natural border and a gateway to the gold of the Pharaohs; we dive into the waters of Elephantine Island to discover the oldest Nilometer.

  • 08:20

    31 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 2

    The island of Cyprus lies between the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa; Bettany explores the legacy of these diverse influences on Cyprus through four of its unique treasures.

  • 09:20

    31 Jul

    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.

  • 10:25

    31 Jul

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    As World War II drags on into another bitter winter, the Allies become desperate to end the conflict. Churchill turns to his formidable bomber force to break the deadlock.

  • 11:25

    31 Jul

    Deception WWII - Season 1

    By 1942, deception had become extremely sophisticated; the most cunning operation used a deceased homeless man to trick the entire Nazi leadership about the Normandy invasion.

  • 12:30

    31 Jul

    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.

  • 13:30

    31 Jul

    The Engineering That Built the World - Season 1

    Two nations - France and America - compete to build a path just 50 miles long that will connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans; completing it will require overcoming every obstacle imaginable.

  • 14:50

    31 Jul

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    Angkor Wat is a 900-year-old temple covering more than 400 acres across the Cambodian jungle; it was completed in just 30 years. How did an early society with little technology build this monument?

  • 15:50

    31 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    The first cataract of the Nile cuts through Aswan, making it a natural border and a gateway to the gold of the Pharaohs; we dive into the waters of Elephantine Island to discover the oldest Nilometer.

  • 16:55

    31 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.

  • 17:55

    31 Jul

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    As World War II drags on into another bitter winter, the Allies become desperate to end the conflict. Churchill turns to his formidable bomber force to break the deadlock.

  • 19:00

    31 Jul

    Deception WWII - Season 1

    By 1942, deception had become extremely sophisticated; the most cunning operation used a deceased homeless man to trick the entire Nazi leadership about the Normandy invasion.

  • 20:00

    31 Jul

    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

    31 Jul

    Resistance: They Fought Back

  • 23:00

    31 Jul

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    As World War II drags on into another bitter winter, the Allies become desperate to end the conflict. Churchill turns to his formidable bomber force to break the deadlock.

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Brings history to life with captivating documentaries that take a fresh, modern look into history. We take our viewers on a powerful journey through time with intelligent, well researched programmes that entertain and challenge their minds. The focus is on european history, revealing the secrets of the past and how it defines us today.

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