TV Schedule

  • 01:10

    17 Jan

    The First Americans

  • 02:00

    17 Jan

    Lost Kingdoms of Central America - Season 1

    Jago Cooper journeys through Mexico to investigate America's oldest civilisation, the Olmec. He encounters colossal stone heads and descends inside an ancient cave network in search of a werejaguar.

  • 03:00

    17 Jan

    Lost Kingdoms of Central America - Season 1

    The Taino people were the first of the Americas to greet Christopher Columbus and had an amazing multicultural society; Jago uncovers their hidden history in deep caverns and turquoise seas.

  • 04:00

    17 Jan

    Lost Kingdoms of Central America - Season 1

    Jago explores the forgotten people of ancient Costa Rica, whose enigmatic legacy - including hundreds of mysterious giant stone spheres - is only now being unravelled by archaeologists.

  • 05:00

    17 Jan

    Thirty Years' War - The Age Of Iron - Season 1

    1632 is the year of great Swedish triumphs; these end abruptly with the death of Gustav Adolf. The war seems to be over when the Swedes are defeated at Nördlingen, but France refuses to accept this.

  • 06:10

    17 Jan

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 1

    In 1200 BCE, the Bronze Age period of history collapsed - what was to blame? Evidence points to waves of marauders who became known as the Sea People - could they be responsible?

  • 07:15

    17 Jan

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 1

    From around 900 CE, the Maya's luck ran out and their great cities were largely abandoned; archaeologists are looking for any clues to help explain the spectacular collapse of the Maya civilisation.

  • 08:20

    17 Jan

    Pompeii's Living Dead

    Many of the plaster casts created in 1863 of the victims of Pompeii have severely deteriorated over the years. Professor Giancarlo Napoli is heading up the team that is restoring the fragile casts.

  • 09:20

    17 Jan

    Lost Kingdoms of South America - Season 1

    Dr Jago Cooper explores Chimor, the first empire of South America; the people of Chimor thrived, but not even this powerful empire could withstand the forces that eventually destroyed it.

  • 10:30

    17 Jan

    The First Americans

  • 11:30

    17 Jan

    Lost Kingdoms of Central America - Season 1

    Jago Cooper journeys through Mexico to investigate America's oldest civilisation, the Olmec. He encounters colossal stone heads and descends inside an ancient cave network in search of a werejaguar.

  • 12:40

    17 Jan

    Lost Kingdoms of Central America - Season 1

    The Taino people were the first of the Americas to greet Christopher Columbus and had an amazing multicultural society; Jago uncovers their hidden history in deep caverns and turquoise seas.

  • 13:55

    17 Jan

    Lost Kingdoms of Central America - Season 1

    Jago explores the forgotten people of ancient Costa Rica, whose enigmatic legacy - including hundreds of mysterious giant stone spheres - is only now being unravelled by archaeologists.

  • 15:10

    17 Jan

    War Factories - Season 2

    The story of the discovery and exploitation of the Baku oilfields in the Russian Caucasus, which forced Stalin and Hitler to face off in the Battle of Stalingrad.

  • 16:05

    17 Jan

    War Factories - Season 2

    While America had Ford, Chrysler and Buick, Hitler also wanted a car that would transform his nation - the 'people's car', or Volkswagen.

  • 17:00

    17 Jan

    War Factories - Season 2

    Japan would create arguably the greatest fighter in WWII - the Mitsubishi Zero - but their failed war factories would ultimately reduce the Zero to a kamikaze plane.

  • 17:55

    17 Jan

    The Last Journey of the Vikings - Season 1

    For most people, Vikings are known only as violent looters; we dig deeper and gain more insight into who the Vikings really were, and find out why they left Scandinavia to become pirates.

  • 18:55

    17 Jan

    The Last Journey of the Vikings - Season 1

    As the Vikings attack the coasts of the Frankish empire, they encounter a different resistance; the Frankish emperor Charlemagne has no plans to give up his Christian territory to heathens and pirates.

  • 19:55

    17 Jan

    The Last Journey of the Vikings - Season 1

    In the late 9th century, the Vikings return to Francia; through diplomacy and political marriages, the Vikings are increasingly assimilated into Frankish society and even convert to Christianity.

  • 21:00

    17 Jan

    The Day Hitler Died

  • 22:00

    17 Jan

    The Odyssey of Priam's Gold

  • 23:00

    17 Jan

    WWII in Numbers - Season 2

    World War II did not begin with the invasion of Poland; it began on the other side of the world years earlier, and the forces which propelled the world to war had numbers at their heart.

  • 23:55

    17 Jan

    Lost Kingdoms of South America - Season 1

    Dr Jago Cooper explores Chimor, the first empire of South America; the people of Chimor thrived, but not even this powerful empire could withstand the forces that eventually destroyed it.

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