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True Evil: The Making Of A Nazi
True Evil: The Making Of A Nazi

Series 1 | Episode 6

A profile of Hermann Goering - the dashing, young, down-on-his-luck war veteran who turned into an extravagant, heartless, obese, drug-addled Nazi billionaire.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Series 3 | Episode 4

Hear about the peculiar fraud behind the myth that spawned Dan Brown's book, The Da Vinci Code. An odd tale involving a priest and a saint.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Series 3 | Episode 5

Rumours of a shipwreck in the Mojave Desert inspired prospector Charley Clusker to search for this fabled vessel in 1870. Discover what he found.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Series 4 | Episode 2

The Vatican Secret Archives is a treasure trove of history that is shrouded in secrecy. Jamie Theakston heads to Rome in a bid to gain access.

Impossible Engineering
Impossible Engineering

Series 3 | Episode 6

Learn more about the Halley VI, a futuristic polar research station. Hear how it can withstand the harshest environment on the planet: the South Pole.

After Hitler
After Hitler

Series 1 | Episode 2

From the Nuremberg Trials and the division of Germany to the founding of the United Nations, hear about the earth-shattering events that followed the end of World War II. Part two.

Abandoned Engineering
Abandoned Engineering

Series 2 | Episode 5

The Canfranc Railway Station is a large and elaborate abandoned Nazi railway station in the Spanish Pyrenees. Why was it built?

David Jason: My Life On Screen
David Jason: My Life On Screen

Series 1 | Episode 1

Exclusive series where Sir David Jason charts his extraordinary career. The first episode covers his journey from working class lad in Finchley to rising comic talent.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Series 3 | Episode 6

Mysteries from history. US writer Janice Bennett investigates claims that the Holy Chalice of Valencia is in fact the Holy Grail - and she is soon convinced.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Series 3 | Episode 7

In 1881, a German adventurer embarked on a treasure hunt on a Costa Rican island. His quest, revisited here, inspired the novel Treasure Island.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Series 4 | Episode 3

Jamie Theakston exposes a secret unit who murdered Bulgarian dissidents. One victim, Georgi Markov, was famously killed with a ricin-tipped umbrella.

Impossible Engineering
Impossible Engineering

Series 3 | Episode 7

The $150bn ISS is the single most expensive engineering project in history. Hear how Henry Fluess and Dale Reed's work made this endeavour possible.

The Nazi Exiles
The Nazi Exiles

Many Nazis escaped justice after World War II by fleeing to the Middle East. Tune in to hear how some Arab leaders recruited these war criminals to take advantage of their know-how.

Abandoned Engineering
Abandoned Engineering

Series 2 | Episode 6

Henry Ford's Fordlandia Rubber Town has been left to rot in the Amazon Rainforest, but it was once a symbol of the American dream.

Deep Wreck Mysteries
Deep Wreck Mysteries

Series 2 | Episode 3

Exhilarating expeditions to the seabed. Divers fathom how the World War I battleship HMS Audacious, thought to be unsinkable, capsized after a solitary blow.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Series 3 | Episode 8

Did King Arthur and his pram-pushing, Spam-eating Knights of the Round Table truly exist? In the 1960s, one archaeological team hoped to prove Camelot was real.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Series 3 | Episode 9

A Filipino fortune seeker searches for gold hidden by the Japanese during World War II. Join another history obsessive as they try to unearth legendary artefacts.

Walking Through History
Walking Through History

Series 2 | Episode 1

Hear about life and death in the last centuries of the Stone Age as Tony Robinson enjoys a 45-mile walk across Wiltshire, starting at the historic Windmill Hill near Avebury.

The Normans
The Normans

Series 1 | Episode 1

Dr Stephen Baxter reveals the human and political drama that lies within England's earliest surviving public record, the Domesday Book, which was commissioned by the Normans.

David Attenborough's Living Lights
David Attenborough's Living Lights

Sir David Attenborough looks at the amazing phenomenon of bioluminescence. Thanks to technological advances, we can now witness light-making lifeforms in their natural habitat.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Series 3 | Episode 10

Gold bullion is said to lie buried in the Rockies, but an awful curse seems to affect those who seek it out. Learn the truth about this enduring fable.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Series 3 | Episode 11

The Incan city of Machu Picchu was mostly unknown to the outside world until Hiram Bingham discovered its location in 1911. Hear about his intrepid quest.

Allo Allo
Allo Allo

Series 3 | Episode 5

Another slice of wartime farce in the French cafe. Rene panics when it appears that his hiding place for the ample 'Fallen Madonna' may have been rumbled.

Allo Allo
Allo Allo

Series 3 | Episode 6

Saucy laughs with amorous cafe owner Rene Artois. He finds himself knee-deep in a tunnel - all part of his quest to find uniforms for the British airmen.

Allo Allo
Allo Allo

Series 4 | Episode 1

Wartime farce as Rene and co struggle to find a way out of the German POW camp, but their series of desperate escape plans is only partially successful.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Series 3 | Episode 12

Paul Badde embarks on a quest of Biblical proportions to prove that an image of Jesus found in Italy is in fact the Veil of Veronica, a long-lost Catholic relic.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Series 3 | Episode 13

In the early 1900s, Dave Arnold used a cryptic map to track down Spanish gold in Texas. Hear about the daring exploits of a real-life treasure hunter.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Series 4 | Episode 4

Hear about the Templars in a very different light. Jamie Theakston disputes the orthodox beliefs about the Catholic order that angered much of Europe.

Impossible Engineering
Impossible Engineering

Series 3 | Episode 8

The US Navy's innovative littoral combat ships are the fastest vessels of this type in their fleet. Hear how history's pioneers made them possible.

True Evil: The Making Of A Nazi
True Evil: The Making Of A Nazi

Series 1 | Episode 1

A profile of Josef Goebbels, the failed academic who channelled his resentment into a hatred of Jewish people, and enthusiastically led the Nazi campaign of terror.

Abandoned Engineering
Abandoned Engineering

Series 2 | Episode 7

The Georg Thiele was a technological masterpiece, but now it is a shipwreck, lost to the sea after running aground during a naval battle in WWII.

The World at War
The World at War

Series 1 | Episode 6

December 7, 1941 saw the infamous Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Laurence Olivier revisits this pivotal moment of World War II in the much-praised documentary series.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 24 | Episode 19

Hear about the discovery of the only Roman circus ever found in Britain, just outside Colchester's Roman walls. Tony Robinson learns about chariot racing.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 24 | Episode 23

To mark the anniversary of VE Day, Tony Robinson's team of archaeologists and volunteers dig under Shoreditch Park. Interesting finds from WWII are unearthed.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Series 4 | Episode 5

Mary Magdalene is a key figure in Christianity, having witnessed Jesus' death and resurrection. But was she really a prostitute? Jamie Theakston reveals all.

Impossible Engineering
Impossible Engineering

Series 3 | Episode 9

This cutting-edge manufacturing plant in California produces an incredible 2,000 cars each week. So what links some enterprising Venetians to this operation? Find out.

True Evil: The Making Of A Nazi
True Evil: The Making Of A Nazi

Series 1 | Episode 2

A look at Werner von Braun, the gifted young scientist whose ambition led him to abandon any sense of morality in pursuit of his dream of space flight.

Abandoned Engineering
Abandoned Engineering

Series 2 | Episode 8

Hidden in the Brazilian jungle is the Petrobras Viaduct, an extraordinary highway that seemingly leads nowhere. Who built it and why?

Time Team
Time Team

Series 24 | Episode 25

Hear how Augustus Pugin's 19th century ideas on architecture are still relevant today as Tony Robinson visits several of the Frenchman's iconic buildings.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 24 | Episode 21

Tony Robinson's crew take on the mammoth task of building a full-scale replica of Durrington Walls, a massive monument uncovered just one mile from Stonehenge.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Series 4 | Episode 6

Mystery still surrounds how fascist dictator Benito Mussolini met his end, before being hanged in Milan's Piazzale Loreto. Jamie Theakston seeks out answers.

Impossible Engineering
Impossible Engineering

Series 3 | Episode 10

It's the world's largest aircraft, with the ability to stay airborne for five days and land anywhere on Earth. Hear the incredible story behind Airlander 10.

Hitler's Propaganda  Machine
Hitler's Propaganda Machine

Series 1 | Episode 1

The use of propaganda in Hitler's Nazi regime. The first episode examines the Fuehrer's fascination with propaganda, which began in the trenches of the First World War.

Secret History: The Dambusters' Great Escape
Secret History: The Dambusters' Great Escape

The 617 'Dambusters' Squadron and 9 Squadron made history in November 1944. Hear how Nazi Germany's most powerful battleship, the Tirpitz, was finally sunk after 34 attempts.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Series 5 | Episode 1

Return of the history series. Jamie Theakston travels to Jerusalem to research and attempt to uncover the real story of Jesus Christ.

Impossible Engineering
Impossible Engineering

Series 3 | Episode 11

Kingda Ka is the world's tallest rollercoaster and the fastest in the US. Hold tight to hear about the mechanics and history behind this attraction.

David Jason: My Life On Screen
David Jason: My Life On Screen

Series 1 | Episode 2

Sir David Jason charts his extraordinary career. The second episode looks at how he made the transition from comic sidekick to leading man, most famously as Del Boy.

Queen Victoria's Last Love
Queen Victoria's Last Love

Hear about the shockwaves caused by Queen Victoria's affection for her Indian servant Abdul Karim, who became an intimate confidant despite the Victorian taboos of race and class.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 22 | Episode 38

The soil-loving crew help excavate a naval cemetery near Portsmouth's dockyards. The findings give an amazing insight into what life was like in the Georgian Navy.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Series 5 | Episode 2

Jamie Theakston looks behind the hidden remnants of this notorious symbol of division to tell the story of East Germany's State Security Service.

Impossible Engineering
Impossible Engineering

Series 3 | Episode 12

Located in the Gulf of Mexico, Perdido is the world's deepest floating oil platform and is almost as tall as the Eiffel Tower. Hear about its construction.

Trains That Changed The World
Trains That Changed The World

Series 1 | Episode 2

The railroads ended slavery in the USA, but trains can be agents of oppression too. The British Empire built railways to rule the world, enabling it to control the empire.

Deep Wreck Mysteries
Deep Wreck Mysteries

Series 1 | Episode 2

In 1944, as an Allied convoy made for France, an explosion rocked the American freighter SS Ezra Weston. Sixty years on, the extent of the catastrophe is revealed.

Narrow Escapes of World War II
Narrow Escapes of World War II

Series 1 | Episode 3

Humbling tales of heroism from WWII. Hear first-hand about America's astonishing first air raid on the Japanese archipelago, led by Colonel 'Jimmy' Doolittle.

Clare Balding's Secrets of a Suffragette
Clare Balding's Secrets of a Suffragette

Did suffragette Emily Davison intend to throw herself beneath the King's horse at the 1913 Epsom Derby? Clare Balding revisits this tragic day - and reveals some fresh discoveries.

Digging the Great Escape
Digging the Great Escape

Witness an ambitious plan to excavate the POW camp tunnel from which 76 Allied airmen famously escaped in 1944. Find out how the troops eluded the German guards at Stalag Luft III.

Queen Victoria's Last Love
Queen Victoria's Last Love

Hear about the shockwaves caused by Queen Victoria's affection for her Indian servant Abdul Karim, who became an intimate confidant despite the Victorian taboos of race and class.

Secrets of a Terracotta Army
Secrets of a Terracotta Army

The discovery of China's Terracotta Army in 1974 was an astonishing archaeological find. Hear about the latest findings at this site, which dates from the late third century BCE.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 22 | Episode 39

Feature-length special. Tony Robinson visits Westminster Abbey as the Cosmati pavement - a beautiful mosaic floor - is uncovered for the first time in 100 years.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 2 | Episode 41

Tony Robinson reveals the results of a five-year dig at the site of the Battle of Bosworth, which could change the entire understanding of this iconic clash.

Games on the Battlefield
Games on the Battlefield

In World War I, troops were encouraged to take up sports in an attempt to boost morale. For many, it was their first encounter with team games. Hear how WWI left a sporting legacy.

Walking Through History
Walking Through History

Series 1 | Episode 1

Tony Robinson learns about the industrial revolution on a trek through the Peak District, visiting the site of the world's first factory and a 900-year-old stately home.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 2 | Episode 45

Tony Robinson traces the story of legendary female warrior Boudica and her Iceni tribe by following a huge excavation in Caistor St Edmund, Norfolk.

Private Lives Of The Tudors
Private Lives Of The Tudors

Series 1 | Episode 1

Armed with fresh research, historian Tracy Borman reveals the truth about everything from the Tudor bedding ceremony to Henry VIII's affairs.

Private Lives Of The Tudors
Private Lives Of The Tudors

Series 1 | Episode 2

Join historian Tracy Borman as she shares the intimate details of Henry VIII's later life, from his interests and clothing to the accidents he endured.

Private Lives Of The Tudors
Private Lives Of The Tudors

Series 1 | Episode 3

Elizabeth I was the last monarch of the Tudor dynasty. Hear about her relationships, diet and power as Tracy Borman lifts the lid on the 'Virgin Queen'.

Allo Allo
Allo Allo

Series 4 | Episode 2

Saucy Brit humour and a dash of French farce. Rene and his fellow prisoners continue their escape attempt from the German POW camp dressed as Folies Bergere girls.

Allo Allo
Allo Allo

Series 4 | Episode 3

Wartime laughs and French farce from Rene's cafe, where the Resistance supply a new waitress. An Italian liaison officer arrives to work with the Colonel.

Allo Allo
Allo Allo

Series 4 | Episode 4

Rene uses bizarre means to establish radio contact with England. Meanwhile, Herr Flick suspects the Colonel and the General of plotting an assassination attempt.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 2 | Episode 49

Two years after a valuable Anglo-Saxon treasure hoard was discovered in a Staffordshire field, see the exciting results of the dig with Tony Robinson and friends.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 19 | Episode 1

Tony Robinson and co dig up a windswept island off Wales, which may have once been a religious hub. But was it Romans, Vikings, Celts or Druids that lived here? Find out.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 5 | Episode 32

Radical new insights into our Iron Age ancestors are literally unearthed as Tony Robinson's archaeological team focus on the array of hill forts that litter the British Isles.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Series 5 | Episode 3

Jamie Theakston finds out what Hitler planned to do with his stolen art and discovers that he wanted an unusual item - a spear that pierced Jesus.

Trains That Changed The World
Trains That Changed The World

Series 1 | Episode 3

New. The steam train reached its zenith in the Old World, and in the New World, trains like the Burlington Zephyr were part of the race for modernity

Nasa's Ten Greatest Achievements
Nasa's Ten Greatest Achievements

Series 1 | Episode 2

Second part of a countdown of remarkable moments in the history of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

The World at War
The World at War

Series 1 | Episode 7

Recalling America's entry into World War II after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the great Laurence Olivier sheds more light on the deadliest conflict in history.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 19 | Episode 2

Tony Robinson and co team up with the locals in the village of Bitterley as they exhume the parish's rich past. More hands-on history in the adored archaeology show.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 19 | Episode 3

Before Dunwich is lost to sea erosion, the team are eager to learn about the village's Anglo-Saxon origins and locate a medieval hospital. See what they unearth.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 5 | Episode 29

Rumours of a secret investigation into a Viking boat burial lead the team to Yorkshire. And there's strain between archaeologists and metal detectorists.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 18 | Episode 10

Join the ace archaeologists as they explore the remains of Buck Mill in Somerset, whose owners believe an 11th-century flour mill once graced the land.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Series 5 | Episode 4

Jamie Theakston uncovers the world of James Bond. What real life details - if any - did Bond author Ian Fleming inject into his famous character?

Hidden Traces
Hidden Traces

Series 1 | Episode 1

Archaeological findings and CGI shed new light on key conflicts. Obersalzberg was an ordinary Bavarian mountain retreat until Adolf Hitler discovered it in 1923.

Trains That Changed The World
Trains That Changed The World

Series 1 | Episode 4

New. Advanced freight trains can haul the weight of 170 Boeing 747s across thousands of miles. The freight train is the leviathan that keeps the world on track

Battle Factory
Battle Factory

Series 1 | Episode 14

This final episode of the military series reveals how Swiss Army knives, sub-machine guns, body armour and laser sights are made. There is no room for error when lives are at stake.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 19 | Episode 4

Join Tony Robinson's team as they horse around in Newmarket in search of Charles II's lost racing stables - said to be the first of their kind in the world.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 19 | Episode 5

The team think human bone fragments found in a Northumberland village may date from the 7th century, but the grisly discovery of tiny skeletons adds to the mystery.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Series 5 | Episode 5

Jamie Theakston visits Qumran Caves near the Dead Sea to uncover the truth about a set of manuscripts found there. Who wrote them, and why did they hide them?

Hidden Traces
Hidden Traces

Series 1 | Episode 2

A century since the guns fell silent, archaeological findings shed new light on World War I. Expert accounts and 3D reconstruction help piece the sombre picture together.

Trains That Changed The World
Trains That Changed The World

Series 1 | Episode 5

New. As travelling between cities became easier, crossing them was impossible. The solution was steam train that ran under the city - the London Underground

Hitler's Propaganda  Machine
Hitler's Propaganda Machine

Series 1 | Episode 2

The decade of propaganda, impassioned speeches, newspaper articles, posters and campaigning that led to one moment - Hitler being made Chancellor of Germany in 1933.

Battle Factory
Battle Factory

Series 1 | Episode 1

Discover how mortar, bomb suits, the Colt C7 assault rifle and the Zodiac Hurricane are engineered as the tools of warfare come under the spotlight.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 19 | Episode 6

Discover the history that lurks beneath the soil. The team revisit a once-great industry as they excavate White Rock, one of the first copper works in Swansea.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 19 | Episode 7

Property magnate Paul Whight invites our archaeologist friends to dig up his stately home in Essex, which lies on land once owned by the famous de Vere family.

Hidden Traces
Hidden Traces

Series 1 | Episode 3

The events of June 6, 1944 changed the course of WWII. Personal items unearthed in digs and the discovery of underground passages offer insight into the Normandy landings.

Trains That Changed The World
Trains That Changed The World

Series 1 | Episode 6

New. China is the champion of high-speed rail and 75 million people now live within an hour's commute of Shanghai - more than the entire population of the UK

David Jason: My Life On Screen
David Jason: My Life On Screen

Series 1 | Episode 3

Final part of this revealing and personal look at David Jason's career. He revisits key people and places that informed his later roles, including A Touch of Frost.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 19 | Episode 8

The beachcombing bunch try to locate a lost town on the south coast of Wales, which has been buried under sand dunes for over 500 years. See what they unearth.

Time Team
Time Team

Series 19 | Episode 9

Join Tony Robinson and his expert excavators to discover the identity of a mystery structure found near the well-preserved Roman legionary fort of Caerleon in Wales.

Secrets of the Bible
Secrets of the Bible

Series 1 | Episode 1

Locusts, boils, frogs and blood - is there a scientific explanation for the Plagues of Egypt? Hear about a quest to prove the authenticity of this biblical tale.

Hidden Traces
Hidden Traces

Series 1 | Episode 4

Learn about the fall of Imperial Japan, which brought WWII to an end. Testimonies from survivors, CGI models and archaeological findings help recount the events of 1945.