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Alexander's Lost World
Alexander's Lost World

David Adams explores the 1500-mile course of the River Oxus through Afghanistan and Asia.

Skippy: Australia's First Superstar
Skippy: Australia's First Superstar

Australia's First Superstar is a documentary about Australia's most cherished kangaroo.

Henry VII: Winter King
Henry VII: Winter King

Author Thomas Penn unravels the mysteries behind the life and death of Henry VII.

Last Days of Anne Boleyn
Last Days of Anne Boleyn

In 1536 Anne Boleyn became the first British Queen to be executed.

Edward VIII's Murderous Mistress
Edward VIII's Murderous Mistress

This unimaginable story tells the tell of Edward VIII's love affair.

Nelson's Caribbean Hell-hole
Nelson's Caribbean Hell-hole

Admiral Nelson may have been one of Britain's greatest maritime military figures.

The Sixties
The Sixties

The Sixties is a new 10-part series charting a decade of massive change and upheaval.

Historical Figures: Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc

The French girl who became a warrior and a saint during the 100 years war.

Historical Figures: George Best
George Best

George Best wasn't just one of the greatest footballers, he was also a superstar.

Historical Figures: Bobby Moore
Bobby Moore

1966 Football World Cup captain, Bobby Moore was one of Britain's media darlings.

Historical Figures: Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens was one of America's most important sportsmen of the 20th century.

Historical Figures: Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon

Best known for being the only US president to have been impeached.

Historical Figures: Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol's work led him to the forefront of the Pop Art Movement.

Historical Figures: Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra is best known for his sparkling blue eyes and smooth as velvet voice.

Historical Figures: Caligula
Caligula

What is the truth behind the Roman Emperor Caligula?