TV Schedule

  • 00:30

    11 Aug

    Resistance: They Fought Back

  • 02:20

    11 Aug

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

  • 03:15

    11 Aug

    Queens That Changed The World - Season 1

    For centuries Hatshepsut demanded to be represented as male complete with beard in contemporary depictions; she was in fact a brilliant queen who brought wealth and artistry to Ancient Egypt.

  • 04:00

    11 Aug

    The Crusades - Season 1

    Retracing the steps of the Crusaders from a small town in France to the magnificent cities of the Holy Land, Dr Thomas Asbridge brings the human experience of the Crusades to life.

  • 04:50

    11 Aug

    Forbidden History - Season 6

    On a hill near Mt. Ararat in Turkey is what most scientists believe is just an unusually shaped rock formation; hoping to prove it's the remains of Noah's Ark, a research team investigates the site.

  • 05:35

    11 Aug

    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.

  • 06:10

    11 Aug

    Ancient Megacities - Season 1

    The prestige of Troy is based on a mythical legend; it is said to have been the scene of a legendary conflict in the Trojan War, but did it really happen?

  • 07:10

    11 Aug

    Cities of the Underworld - Season 4

    Don goes deep beneath the Great Lakes and explores flooded caves as he searches for evidence of a mysterious cave-dwelling society that may have been the first people to reach America.

  • 08:05

    11 Aug

    The Engineering That Built the World - Season 1

    After the London Underground becomes the first subway system in the world, visionary engineers in New York and Boston try to build the first one in America.

  • 09:00

    11 Aug

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 2

    Hidden in the tropical jungle of Cambodia is the largest religious structure ever built - the majestic temple of Angkor Wat. Archaeologists discover the mysteries of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • 10:10

    11 Aug

    Ancient Engineering - Season 2

    Our ability to accurately keep time and triangulate location stands on the shoulders of our ancestors' inventions; we dive into the pioneering breakthroughs that have shaped our ability to travel.

  • 11:20

    11 Aug

    Ancient Engineering - Season 2

    We chart the developments that led us to a technologically sophisticated society; discover the first data recording device and that electric cars were invented a hundred years earlier than you think.

  • 12:20

    11 Aug

    Ancient Engineering - Season 2

    We discover the eye-opening ingenuity of ancient builds like the igloo and Neolithic longhouses, and we uncover how we developed these shelters to provide comfort.

  • 13:25

    11 Aug

    Roman Megastructures - Season 1

    During the Gallic Wars, Arles in the south of France fared really well. The most beautiful Roman monuments were built there, hence Arles was nicknamed 'the little Rome of Ancient Gaul'.

  • 14:35

    11 Aug

    The Giza Pyramid: Reaching For The Stars

  • 15:40

    11 Aug

    World War II: The Price of Empire - Season 1

    The inter-war years saw the rise of dictators, appeasement and the policies of the Third Reich until the invasion of Poland, and Japan's 1937 invasion of China escalated into a full-scale conflict.

  • 16:45

    11 Aug

    World War II: The Price of Empire - Season 1

    The invasion of Poland forces even resistant nations into declaring war. Chamberlain is replaced by Winston Churchill. Now hardly-remembered early naval encounters start to shape the war.

  • 17:50

    11 Aug

    World War II: The Price of Empire - Season 1

    War explodes across Western Europe. The Germans' mobile armour, airborne troops and airpower on the battlefield makes their assault unstoppable. France is ready to fall to the Nazis.

  • 18:55

    11 Aug

    World War II: The Price of Empire - Season 1

    Germany seeks to neutralise British strength from the air in the Battle of Britain. The Luftwaffe has been deterred but the Blitz begins. The Germans move to support their allies in North Africa.

  • 19:55

    11 Aug

    World War II: The Price of Empire - Season 1

    The war in Europe is transformed when, on 22nd June 1941, Hitler unleashes Operation Barbarossa. The Nazi invasion of The Soviet Union has begun.

  • 21:00

    11 Aug

    Tombs of Egypt: Imhotep, The Pyramid Creator - Season 1

    Archaeologist Zahi Hawass hopes to discover the tomb of Imhotep, the architect of the Step Pyramid of Djoser, and aims to unearth the many secrets of the Egyptian mummies with his team.

  • 22:05

    11 Aug

    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?

  • 23:15

    11 Aug

    Iznik, The Sunken Enigma

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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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