TV Schedule

  • 00:00

    13 Aug

    Secret Nazi Bases - Season 1

    This episode focuses on Guernsey, an island which Hitler occupied and fortified over the course of five years.

  • 01:00

    13 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.

  • 02:00

    13 Aug

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    Warfare has always driven the development of technology; from penicillin and pioneering plastic surgery to the development of the internet and GPS, we rank the most influential inventions of warfare.

  • 02:55

    13 Aug

    The Engineering That Built the World - Season 1

    Two brave visionaries endure failure and heartache a century before the internet while risking everything to connect the United States to the rest of the world with a cable under the ocean.

  • 03:35

    13 Aug

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    Ships have been fundamental to exploration, trade, and conquest throughout their history, but how did ancient engineers perfect their vessels to go further, faster, and endure longer journeys?

  • 04:30

    13 Aug

    Forbidden History - Season 6

    Vatican City has its own laws, police, and - unbelievably - its own ATMs that print out in Latin. It's a secret world of libraries, holy relics and artwork that does not allow access outsiders.

  • 05:15

    13 Aug

    Forbidden History - Season 6

    The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts in 1692 and 1693; the state eventually pardoned those who died.

  • 06:30

    13 Aug

    Forbidden History - Season 6

    Vatican City has its own laws, police, and - unbelievably - its own ATMs that print out in Latin. It's a secret world of libraries, holy relics and artwork that does not allow access outsiders.

  • 07:30

    13 Aug

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 2

    In Turkey, at the intersection of Europe and Asia, lies a remarkable wonder of ancient engineering - the Hagia Sophia of Istanbul. What secrets are hidden in the heart of this giant mythical monument?

  • 08:35

    13 Aug

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    New York consumes one billion gallons of water a day; ensuring a constant flow of clean water has always been an engineering challenge. A great leap in human ingenuity allowed civilisations to expand.

  • 09:35

    13 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.

  • 10:30

    13 Aug

    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.

  • 11:35

    13 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.

  • 12:35

    13 Aug

    Secret Nazi Bases - Season 3

    The Nazis had all but lost the war by March of 1945, but Hitler still sent throngs of soldiers to protect an isolated area of occupied Poland from oncoming forces. What was he trying to hide?

  • 13:40

    13 Aug

    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.

  • 14:50

    13 Aug

    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.

  • 16:00

    13 Aug

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    New York consumes one billion gallons of water a day; ensuring a constant flow of clean water has always been an engineering challenge. A great leap in human ingenuity allowed civilisations to expand.

  • 17:00

    13 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.

  • 17:55

    13 Aug

    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.

  • 19:00

    13 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.

  • 20:00

    13 Aug

    Secret Nazi Bases - Season 1

    This episode focuses on Guernsey, an island which Hitler occupied and fortified over the course of five years.

  • 21:00

    13 Aug

    The Engineering That Built the World - Season 1 New

    Two brave visionaries endure failure and heartache a century before the internet while risking everything to connect the United States to the rest of the world with a cable under the ocean.

  • 21:55

    13 Aug

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    Ships have been fundamental to exploration, trade, and conquest throughout their history, but how did ancient engineers perfect their vessels to go further, faster, and endure longer journeys?

  • 23:00

    13 Aug

    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.

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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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