TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    18 Oct

    Nuremberg - Nazis on Trial

  • 01:20

    18 Oct

    Secrets of the Six Wives - Season 1

    Lucy Worsley examines Henry VIII's last three wives: Anne of Cleves (called 'ugly'), young Catherine Howard - whose tragic childhood was abusive - and the far from saintly nurse Catherine Parr.

  • 02:25

    18 Oct

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    The engineering roots of the Burj Khalifa and many other buildings across the world can be traced back to one of the greatest periods of scientific innovation in history: the Golden Age of Islam.

  • 03:20

    18 Oct

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    As World War II drags on into another bitter winter, the Allies become desperate to end the conflict. Churchill turns to his formidable bomber force to break the deadlock.

  • 04:10

    18 Oct

    Turkish Passport

  • 06:00

    18 Oct

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    The 7th of December, 1941: the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii is attacked by 350 Japanese planes that sink four American battleships, destroy 188 aircraft, and kill more than 2,000 Americans.

  • 06:50

    18 Oct

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    The 13th of April, 1943: corpses of more than 4,000 Polish military officers are discovered by German forces; we now know they were victims of the Soviet Union's brutal takeover of Poland in 1939.

  • 07:45

    18 Oct

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    Tehran, the 29th of November, 1943: 'The Big Three' are meeting. The leaders seem to be in support of one another, but they also have their own interests at heart; how will they work together?

  • 08:40

    18 Oct

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    The 6th of June, 1944 - D-Day: more than 156,000 British, American, and Canadian soldiers are transported across the English Channel in the largest seaborne invasion ever attempted.

  • 09:35

    18 Oct

    WWII: Race To Victory - Season 1

    February 1945: the Allies can almost taste victory. 'The Big Three' come face to face for the last time in Yalta to decide what the future will look like after the war finally comes to an end.

  • 10:30

    18 Oct

    Countdown to Surrender - Season 1

    January 28th, 1945: the war reaches its climax on German soil. It is the beginning of a hundred days of horror and death, claiming more lives than in all the years of war.

  • 11:35

    18 Oct

    Countdown to Surrender - Season 1

    March 6th, 1945: Cologne is the first German city to fall to the Allies. Stalin plans to conquer Berlin before the other Allies arrive; the Wochenschau stokes up fear of the Red Army.

  • 12:40

    18 Oct

    Countdown to Surrender - Season 1

    April 16th, 1945: the Red Army begins its offensive on Berlin; the first concentration camps have been liberated by British and US forces; on May 8th, the Second World War comes to an end in Europe.

  • 13:45

    18 Oct

    Normandy '44: D-Day and the Battle for France - Season 1

    James Holland and Mike Simpson examine the preparations for the invasion across southern England before crossing the Channel to Normandy, coming to challenge many D-Day myths.

  • 14:50

    18 Oct

    Annihilation - The Destruction of Europe's Jews - Season 1

    On the 20th of November, 1945, the trial of the Third Reich opened in Nuremberg, the city where anti-Jewish laws were drawn up in 1935; there was little mention of the Holocaust throughout the trial.

  • 15:55

    18 Oct

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    December 1944: Hitler has picked the Ardennes sector for a major offensive. The surprise attack, spearheaded by elite divisions, initially sends American units reeling.

  • 17:00

    18 Oct

    The Night of the Long Knives: Hitler's Rise to Power - Season 1

    For three nights from the 30th of June to the 2nd of July, 1934, Hitler set no limits to his demonstration of power; this second episode reconstructs how those three murderous nights unfolded.

  • 17:55

    18 Oct

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Can a golden disk billions of miles away reveal if we are alone in the universe, and what are the secrets in the bizarre 600-year-old Voynich Manuscript that no-one can read?

  • 18:50

    18 Oct

    Secrets of the Six Wives - Season 1

    Lucy Worsley examines Henry VIII's last three wives: Anne of Cleves (called 'ugly'), young Catherine Howard - whose tragic childhood was abusive - and the far from saintly nurse Catherine Parr.

  • 20:00

    18 Oct

    Ancient Engineering - Season 1

    The engineering roots of the Burj Khalifa and many other buildings across the world can be traced back to one of the greatest periods of scientific innovation in history: the Golden Age of Islam.

  • 21:00

    18 Oct

    Murder on the Railway - Season 1 New

    Late one evening in May 1957, an elderly Polish countess was attacked at Gloucester Road tube station and died in hospital later that night; her killer was never identified.

  • 21:55

    18 Oct

    Secrets of the Pyramids - Season 1

    Join archaeologists decoding a pyramid worker's 4500-year-old journal. Can they reconstruct an ancient boat and unlock the long-lost secrets of how the Great Pyramid was built?

  • 23:00

    18 Oct

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    As World War II drags on into another bitter winter, the Allies become desperate to end the conflict. Churchill turns to his formidable bomber force to break the deadlock.

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