Meet one of the most deliciously evil comic characters ever: Rowan Atkinson's Blackadder.
Tony Robinson and his team of experts journey around the countries archaeological digs.
Read our handy guides to researching the history of your family and your home.
We have packed Warzone with the very best documentaries on the two World Wars.
Features about the life and death of Hitler and those persecuted by his regime.
We look at the life and times of some of our most famous historical figures.
Around 10 million died and many more were maimed or missing in this bloody conflict.
The Second World War lasted 6 years - and changed the face of the planet.
From the Greeks and the Romans to the Egyptians, we have all the essential information.
How did the Egyptians mummify their dead and more Egyptian information.
The Greeks brought more to the world than mathematical theorems!
The Romans had one of the largest empires ever, but ultimately it all came crashing down.
Delve into Ancient Britain and the world of our ancestors.
Partial to a longboat and pillaging, the Vikings were a force to be reckoned with.
Find out more about the time that ran from the 5th to the 15th century.
From the Normans to the Windsors, the Kings and Queens of our islands.
Meet some of Yesterday's presenters and historians that feature in your favourite shows.
Find out more about the history of the world with Yesterday!
Watch our advert trails and clips from a trove of entertainment inspired by history.
A history of the 20th Century - from two world wars to the swinging sixties.
How did they erect the massive stones at Stonehenge?
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Think you're a history buff? Test your knowledge with one of our quizzes.
Musings on music from Motown to Britpop and trivia on leading actors, artists and authors.
From Churchill to Cameron and Lenin to Mao, find out all about politics through history.
Find out all about the giant leaps in manufacturing since the Industrial Revolution.
Hold up a magnifying glass to the history of the British Isles through the ages.
Find out more about the bric-a-brac tucked away in your loft.
Watch Yesterday online on demand with UKTV Play - our catch up and archive service.
A summary of each series of Who Do You Think You Are? on Yesterday.
Historical events from each month of the year.
Find out more about each series of Museum Secrets.
Find out more about the history of one of the world's biggest celebrations.
A look at some of the lesser known heroes of our past.
Find out more about Yesterday's current or previous competitions.
Want to learn something new? Then you've come to the right place.
Get the family together and play the UKTV Christmas quiz.
We don’t know our Hogwarts from our Windsor Castle.
Jeremy Clarkson and Meera Syal are amongst the celebrities who feature.
Sheila Hancock, Stephen Fry and Jeremy Paxman have their turn.
In this series, Julia Sawalha uncovers a few surprises about her family.
Series 4 of Who Do You Think You Are? sees 7 well known figures go back to their roots.
Patsy kensit, Boris Johnson and David Suchet take the emotional journey into their past.
Rick Stein, Rory Bremner, Kevin Whatley and Zoe Wanamaker find out about theiR past.
Featuring Bruce Forsyth, Rupert Everett, Derva Kerwen and Alan Cumming among others
Sean Bean looks at the popularity of close combat contests and the effect on mind and body
The series that looks back on the brave explorers who hunted for history's lost treasures.
From the aerocycle to a mock-up of a magic carpet, don't miss the World's Weirdest Weapons
Get all the juicy gossip on history's biggest stars, from Henry VIII to Marie Antoinette
Tony Robinson and his team of experts journey around the country's archaeological digs
See the hidden curiosities and unsung gems tucked away inside Britain's unknown museums
Neil Oliver and the team go on an ambitious journey to discover all of the UK's coastline
The building of ships has been essential to our development as a species.
Find out more about Coast's map man! Give him a compass and he'll go there.
One man from so-called Golden Age of Piracy has transcended history and become legend...
Join Michael Aspel and his team of experts in scrutinising the public's antiques
Was there really a man called Sweeney Todd with a Barber Shop on London's Fleet Street?
Find out more about the suave housewife's choice of the 80s...
Custer was the hero of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Before you go getting a bargain read our foolproof guide to avoiding the crooks.
A seductive double agent who betrayed the Allies, or just a single woman trying to get by?
Michael Sheen features in this series of drama-documentary reconstructions of Ancient Rome
Ivan IV, or Ivan the Terrible, was one of the most feared rulers in history.
Travel the world with the Black Ops team as they reconstruct infamous special ops missions
NoneThe name Genghis Khan struck fear into the hearts of his enemies.
Rasputin became one of the most infamous figures of Imperial Russia's final years.
This exclusive series investigates the most significant disasters of all time
Curtis Dowling and his team of investigators verify the authenticity of collectibles
Our perception of the period 1900-1950 is dominated by two devastating world wars.
Be surprised by the secrets hiding behind some of the most famous museums in the world
We explore the 50 years of globally divisive conflict between the US and the Soviet Union.
The new and exclusive second series takes viewers inside some venerable institutions
Charles Lindbergh was one of the first Americans to feel the effects of mass media fame.
Exploring the world's museums to take a closer look some of their remarkable exhibits
Have inquiries into more recent civil disasters brought about meaningful change?
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There have always been robbers but we didn't always have cops.
Curtis Dowling and Andy Smith, like Lovejoy and Tinker, are a lasting partnership.
Manager of the biggest band in the world. Took his own life at the height of his career.
We got the opportunity to ask Treasure Detectives frontman Curtis some burning questions.
The 1960s were a turbulent decade and 1968 was a turbulent year.
Find out more about the war that shook America's military self-confidence to the core.
Concorde cut the normal flight from London to New York, from 6 hours to just over 3!
Peace in 1945 brought a sharp rise in births for some years - the so-called Baby Boom.
Why is it so important to remember? If you don't know, then read on...
During his National Service, Bailey bought his first camera, sparking a fresh career
His steely stare and pointing finger urged Brits to sign up, but how effective was it?
Dr Christiaan Barnard was just as famous as any of these but his job was rather different.
US Special Forces veteran Terry Schappert takes us inside close quarter battle scenarios
Fidel Castro Ruz grew up to become one of the world's most recognisable faces.
We've selected ten beautiful coastal spots that also boast a fascinating past.
Tony Blackburn is one of Britain's best-known DJs.
Who Betrayed The Bomber Boys? is a brand new and exclusive documentary
Charles 'Sonny' Liston become one of the best fighters of his time.
Actor Ewan McGregor and his brother Colin trace the timeline of the Battle of Britain