TV Schedule

  • 01:00

    24 Aug

    Nazi Secret Files - Season 1

    The Nazis had plans for a gigantic mirror in space that could focus sunlight into a narrow beam capable of obliterating cities and armies from 5,100 miles above the Earth.

  • 02:00

    24 Aug

    The Engineering That Built the World - Season 1

    Engineer Joseph Strauss and US President Herbert Hoover battle side by side to build the two longest suspension bridges of all time - the Golden Gate and the Bay Bridge - in San Francisco.

  • 02:45

    24 Aug

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    Stone Age engineers were creating structures known as megaliths before metal tools or the invention of the wheel; now archaeologists are revealing the truth behind these mysterious monuments.

  • 03:35

    24 Aug

    Cities of the Underworld - Season 4

    Don explores top-secret military and government tunnels and looks into classified technology that could be used to build entire cities right under our feet.

  • 04:15

    24 Aug

    Lost Cities of the Bible - Season 1

    Nineveh and Babylon were two superpowers of the ancient world, but they were the cities of sin for the writers of the Bible; why do they have such poor reputations in the Old Testament?

  • 05:05

    24 Aug

    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?

  • 06:30

    24 Aug

    Forbidden History - Season 6

    How great was the Nazi belief in the occult? Was Hitler behind it, or was this mostly Himmler's doing, and did Nazi generals believe in the occult and attend secret ceremonies?

  • 07:35

    24 Aug

    Iznik, The Sunken Enigma

  • 08:45

    24 Aug

    The Lost World of Angkor Wat - Season 1

    Laser surveys lead the team to undiscovered jungle temples, ground-penetrating radar reveals how kings took new territory, and could a huge jungle pyramid expose the makings of a mysterious cult?

  • 09:50

    24 Aug

    The Lost World of Angkor Wat - Season 1

    The team uses drones to explore one of the world's largest ancient water systems, and ancient weapons and traces of a colossal iron industry reveal the truth behind the power of the Khmer military.

  • 10:55

    24 Aug

    Rise and Fall: The Turning Points of World War II - Season 1

    This episode explores moments of the war where Allied forces started to push back: the relief of Leningrad, the liberation of Paris, D-Day and the liberation of the Nazi extermination camps.

  • 12:00

    24 Aug

    Rise and Fall: The Turning Points of World War II - Season 1

    We witness the final moments and aftermath of World War II with the establishment of war crime trials - such as the ones in Nuremberg - and move towards peace with the creation of the United Nations.

  • 13:00

    24 Aug

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    The struggle for victory necessitated development of gun technologies; new inventions would emerge on the battlefields and at times surprise soldiers on both sides of the fight.

  • 14:05

    24 Aug

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    World War II fostered the emergence of both iconic and unusual tanks that were each engineered with distinct aims; we explore diverse tank innovations and the overall trajectory of armoured warfare.

  • 15:10

    24 Aug

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    World War II ignited a fierce battle for aerial dominance and drove nations to pioneer secret aircraft technologies; this episode explores the development of early jet fighters.

  • 16:10

    24 Aug

    Secret Nazi Bases - Season 1

    As the Red Army approached a forest in Poland toward the end of the war, they stumbled upon a complex containing more than 1,000 structures across 25 square kilometres.

  • 17:05

    24 Aug

    Secret Nazi Bases - Season 1

    A secret weapons programme in the heart of Austria could have ended badly for the Allies and may have indicated nuclear plans being concocted by Hitler.

  • 18:05

    24 Aug

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    What secrets did the Nazis hope to find inside the cells and DNA of the human body? Some of the most nauseating Nazi experiments were performed in the name of creating a pure Aryan race.

  • 19:05

    24 Aug

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    WWII was a war in the skies; though the Treaty of Versailles had prevented the Germans from developing new weapons, they sponsored air clubs and pushed for supremacy in the air.

  • 20:00

    24 Aug

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    Adolf Hitler was famously against using chemical and biological weapons, but chemistry and biological science still played an incredible role in the Nazis' unquenchable quest for power.

  • 21:00

    24 Aug

    D-Day: The 80th Anniversary

  • 22:00

    24 Aug

    D-Day: The Soldiers' Story - Season 1

    Giles Milton visits key D-Day sites along the Normandy coastline - including Omaha Beach and Pegasus Bridge - and we hear the stories of the men and women on both the attacking and defensive lines.

  • 23:00

    24 Aug

    D-Day: The Soldiers' Story - Season 1

    Giles Milton guides us round Normandy - the place where the D-Day invasion proved successful - from the gliders who went behind enemy lines to paratroopers who ambushed vital German generals.

  • 23:55

    24 Aug

    Bomber: Terror of WWII - Season 1

    The last months of WWII saw the appearance of what Hitler believed to be the wonder weapons that would turn a lost cause into victory: cruise missiles (the V1) and ballistic missiles (the V2).

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