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  • In this popular and (literally) groundbreaking programme, Tony Robinson and a team of experts travel the country to investigate a wide range of archaeological sites of historical importance Time Team In this popular and (literally) groundbreaking programme, Tony Robinson and a team of experts travel the country to investigate a wide range of archaeological sites of historical importance [S] [AD]
  • Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on four spectacular canal journeys in Britain and France Great Canal Journeys Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on four spectacular canal journeys in Britain and France [S] [AD]
  • Series using state-of-the-art forensic science to shed new light on ancient mysteries Treasures Decoded Series using state-of-the-art forensic science to shed new light on ancient mysteries [S] [AD]
  • From the secrets of Stonehenge to the hidden tunnels and dugouts of World War I, Sir Tony Robinson and the Team take on some very special archaeological assignments Time Team Specials From the secrets of Stonehenge to the hidden tunnels and dugouts of World War I, Sir Tony Robinson and the Team take on some very special archaeological assignments [S] [AD]
  • The incredible discovery of a 4000-year-old tablet sheds new light on the tale of Noah's Ark The Real Noah's Ark: Secret History The incredible discovery of a 4000-year-old tablet sheds new light on the tale of Noah's Ark [S]
  • An iceberg may have sunk the Titanic, but this documentary argues that it was actually a long chain of misjudgements, human errors and misfortunes that led to this maritime catastrophe The Unsinkable Titanic An iceberg may have sunk the Titanic, but this documentary argues that it was actually a long chain of misjudgements, human errors and misfortunes that led to this maritime catastrophe [S]
  • Two of the world's leading shipwreck detectives use state-of-the-art equipment to discover how the Hood battleship was sunk so quickly during World War II How the Bismarck Sank HMS Hood Two of the world's leading shipwreck detectives use state-of-the-art equipment to discover how the Hood battleship was sunk so quickly during World War II [S]
  • Tony Robinson explores the true story of the factory workers whose blood, sweat and tears forged the Industrial Revolution, focusing on Quarry Bank, from hit drama series The Mill The Real Mill with Tony Robinson Tony Robinson explores the true story of the factory workers whose blood, sweat and tears forged the Industrial Revolution, focusing on Quarry Bank, from hit drama series The Mill [S]
  • Powerful historical drama series, based on the lives of real people, telling the story of young 19th-century apprentices taking their lives into their own hands for the first time The Mill Powerful historical drama series, based on the lives of real people, telling the story of young 19th-century apprentices taking their lives into their own hands for the first time [S] [AD]
  • Would Richard III's spinal deformity have prevented him from leading the charge at the Battle of Bosworth? Richard III: The New Evidence Would Richard III's spinal deformity have prevented him from leading the charge at the Battle of Bosworth? [S]
  • Was a skeleton found under a Leicester car park really Richard III? With exclusive access to the investigating team, this documentary reveals the answer. Richard III: The King in the Car Park Was a skeleton found under a Leicester car park really Richard III? With exclusive access to the investigating team, this documentary reveals the answer. [S]
  • This explosive film examines recently discovered letters written by Wallis Simpson that reveal her secret love, and chart her fear as she found herself becoming trapped into marrying Edward VIII Wallis Simpson: The Secret Letters This explosive film examines recently discovered letters written by Wallis Simpson that reveal her secret love, and chart her fear as she found herself becoming trapped into marrying Edward VIII [S]
  • The true story of the 76 Allied airmen who famously escaped from Stalag Luft in 1944, and the subsequent hunt for the Gestapo officers who executed 50 of the re-captured airmen The Great Escape: The Reckoning The true story of the 76 Allied airmen who famously escaped from Stalag Luft in 1944, and the subsequent hunt for the Gestapo officers who executed 50 of the re-captured airmen [S]
  • In this five-part series, Tony Robinson sheds light on how a previously unsung army of workers shaped the world as we know it The Worst Jobs in History In this five-part series, Tony Robinson sheds light on how a previously unsung army of workers shaped the world as we know it [S]
  • Disturbing documentary about Fred A Leuchter Jr, inventor and supplier of lethal injection machines to the US prison system, and holocaust denier Mr Death Disturbing documentary about Fred A Leuchter Jr, inventor and supplier of lethal injection machines to the US prison system, and holocaust denier [S]
  • The extraordinary and deeply moving story of the million British horses that served in World War I War Horse: The Real Story The extraordinary and deeply moving story of the million British horses that served in World War I [S]
  • Three UK families investigate whether their relatives are amongst the remains of 250 soldiers found in unmarked graves near a village in northern France WWI: Finding the Lost Battalions Three UK families investigate whether their relatives are amongst the remains of 250 soldiers found in unmarked graves near a village in northern France [S]
  • No evidence of the Hanging Garden of Babylon has ever been found, but has everyone just been looking in the wrong place? An Oxford academic sets out to solve the mystery. Finding Babylon's Hanging Garden No evidence of the Hanging Garden of Babylon has ever been found, but has everyone just been looking in the wrong place? An Oxford academic sets out to solve the mystery. [S] [AD]
  • The discovery of China's Terracotta Army in 1974 revealed just a fraction of this extraordinary treasure. This documentary has exclusive access to the latest discoveries. Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors The discovery of China's Terracotta Army in 1974 revealed just a fraction of this extraordinary treasure. This documentary has exclusive access to the latest discoveries. [S] [AD]
  • When Queen Victoria's grandson, the future Kaiser Wilhelm II, was born with a paralysed arm, it led to a story of child cruelty, secret shame and incestuous desire Queen Victoria and the Crippled Kaiser When Queen Victoria's grandson, the future Kaiser Wilhelm II, was born with a paralysed arm, it led to a story of child cruelty, secret shame and incestuous desire [S] [AD]
  • The story of Queen Victoria's relationship with her Indian servant Abdul Karim, which violated Victorian taboos and stoked royal jealousy, threatening her diamond jubilee celebrations Queen Victoria's Last Love The story of Queen Victoria's relationship with her Indian servant Abdul Karim, which violated Victorian taboos and stoked royal jealousy, threatening her diamond jubilee celebrations [S]
  • The humorous, heroic story of how a Cold War-era Vulcan flew the then-longest-range bombing mission in history with a Second World War bomb that changed the outcome of the Falklands War Falklands' Most Daring Raid The humorous, heroic story of how a Cold War-era Vulcan flew the then-longest-range bombing mission in history with a Second World War bomb that changed the outcome of the Falklands War [S]
  • The extraordinary story of how two RAF squadrons sank Germany's most dangerous Second World War battleship, after 34 failed attempts The Dambusters' Great Escape: Secret History The extraordinary story of how two RAF squadrons sank Germany's most dangerous Second World War battleship, after 34 failed attempts [S] [AD]
  • Bubonic plague is still around today, but kills in small numbers. Why did it kill so many people in 1348? The discovery of 25 medieval skeletons in London provides new answers. Return of the Black Death: Secret History Bubonic plague is still around today, but kills in small numbers. Why did it kill so many people in 1348? The discovery of 25 medieval skeletons in London provides new answers. [S] [AD]
  • Mark Evans tracks down remains of some of history's most important and infamous figures, and uses cutting-edge DNA analysis to find out more about what made them who they were Dead Famous DNA Mark Evans tracks down remains of some of history's most important and infamous figures, and uses cutting-edge DNA analysis to find out more about what made them who they were [S]
  • Ötzi, the Neolithic mummy pulled from a glacier 20 years ago, is our key to understanding his times. Now scientists are briefly thawing him out to look inside and discover more secrets. Iceman Murder Mystery Ötzi, the Neolithic mummy pulled from a glacier 20 years ago, is our key to understanding his times. Now scientists are briefly thawing him out to look inside and discover more secrets. [S] [AD]
  • Tony Robinson reveals a terrifying world of walking corpses and evil spirits - the world that our ancestors thought they lived in Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters Tony Robinson reveals a terrifying world of walking corpses and evil spirits - the world that our ancestors thought they lived in [S]
  • Author Ken Follett presents two dramatic historical documentaries in which he explores the facts behind the setting of his fictional works Ken Follett's Journey into the Dark Ages Author Ken Follett presents two dramatic historical documentaries in which he explores the facts behind the setting of his fictional works [S]
  • The forgotten story of Winston Churchill's darkest decision: to destroy the French battle fleet rather than trust the French government's promise to never hand them over to Hitler Churchill's Darkest Decision The forgotten story of Winston Churchill's darkest decision: to destroy the French battle fleet rather than trust the French government's promise to never hand them over to Hitler [S]
  • Dr David Starkey tells the story of the two greatest war leaders in British history: Winston Churchill and his ancestor John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough The Churchills Dr David Starkey tells the story of the two greatest war leaders in British history: Winston Churchill and his ancestor John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough [S] [AD]
  • The compelling story of how Winston Churchill and MI5 hunted down a group of British fascist aristocrats plotting to bring down the government and forge an alliance with Adolf Hitler Churchill and the Fascist Plot The compelling story of how Winston Churchill and MI5 hunted down a group of British fascist aristocrats plotting to bring down the government and forge an alliance with Adolf Hitler [S] [AD]
  • Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through some of Britain's most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from our past Walking Through History Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through some of Britain's most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from our past [S] [AD]
  • Ancient bodies lie buried beneath Stonehenge, but what can they tell us about Britain's greatest prehistoric monument? One man has found vital clues to this ancient puzzle. Secrets of the Stonehenge Skeletons Ancient bodies lie buried beneath Stonehenge, but what can they tell us about Britain's greatest prehistoric monument? One man has found vital clues to this ancient puzzle. [S] [AD]
  • Hitler's Rise: The Colour Films follow the Führer's rise to political power, which was as unforeseeable as it was catastrophic Hitler's Rise: The Colour Films Hitler's Rise: The Colour Films follow the Führer's rise to political power, which was as unforeseeable as it was catastrophic [S]
  • The story of 303 Squadron: 34 Polish fighter pilots who overturned RAF prejudices to earn their chance to fight in the Battle of Britain, in which they shot down 126 Luftwaffe aircraft The Untold Battle of Britain The story of 303 Squadron: 34 Polish fighter pilots who overturned RAF prejudices to earn their chance to fight in the Battle of Britain, in which they shot down 126 Luftwaffe aircraft [S]
  • The story of Prince Philip's mother, who fled revolution in Greece, was experimented on by Sigmund Freud, hid Jews from the Nazis, gave all her possessions away, and founded her own religious order The Queen's Mother in Law The story of Prince Philip's mother, who fled revolution in Greece, was experimented on by Sigmund Freud, hid Jews from the Nazis, gave all her possessions away, and founded her own religious order [S]
  • A revelatory film about Archbishop Cosmo Gordon Lang, who was at the centre of a group of establishment big-wigs and grandees who came together in 1936 to oust King Edward VIII Edward VIII: The Plot to Topple a King A revelatory film about Archbishop Cosmo Gordon Lang, who was at the centre of a group of establishment big-wigs and grandees who came together in 1936 to oust King Edward VIII [S]
  • The extraordinary story of Edward VIII's first love affair, involving a high-society murder trial, a secret cache of missing letters, and an establishment cover-up to save his reputation Edward VIII's Murderous Mistress The extraordinary story of Edward VIII's first love affair, involving a high-society murder trial, a secret cache of missing letters, and an establishment cover-up to save his reputation [S] [AD]
  • Sarah Beeny and her husband explore the history of Christmas through the ages in their Yorkshire stately home A Great British Christmas with Sarah Beeny Sarah Beeny and her husband explore the history of Christmas through the ages in their Yorkshire stately home [S]
  • Remarkable home movies revealing the private story of the Kennedy clan from 1935 through to JFK's swearing-in as President in 1961 The Lost Kennedy Home Movies Remarkable home movies revealing the private story of the Kennedy clan from 1935 through to JFK's swearing-in as President in 1961 [S]