Admiral Nelson may have been one of Britain's greatest maritime military figures.
This unimaginable story tells the tell of Edward VIII's love affair.
Critic Alastair Sooke hails Roman art in this superb three-part series.
This new and exclusive series brings the world's best-preserved mummies back to life.
Dr Nina Ramirez exposes the hidden meanings behind the treasure of the Anglo Saxons.
In 1536 Anne Boleyn became the first British Queen to be executed.
Archaeologist Barry Kemp's discovers secrets of the lost metropolis of Amarna.
A remarkable film deconstructing the famous volcanic disaster of 79AD.
Historian Dr Michael Scott excavates a recently found tomb in the catacombs of Rome.
Queen of Ancient Egypt, Cleopatra was a ruthless political schemer.
Set in 44 BC Rome, Empire is centred around young Octavius (Santiago Cabrera).
Author Thomas Penn unravels the mysteries behind the life and death of Henry VII.
From Ancient Greece to the frozen North, rulers have always needed their elite troops.
The Sixties is a new 10-part series charting a decade of massive change and upheaval.
Neil Oliver's exhilarating quest to study the truth behind the axe-wielding Vikings.
Dan Snow and Sarah Parcak set out to track down lost cities, amphitheatres and forts.
Neil Oliver presents this show about the history of ancient Britain.
Andrew Marr looks back at over 70,000 years of world history.
Australia's First Superstar is a documentary about Australia's most cherished kangaroo.
David Adams explores the 1500-mile course of the River Oxus through Afghanistan and Asia.
Amazing real-life treasure-hunting adventures.
Docudrama depicting the rise and fall of one of histories greatest cities - Atlantis.
Mary Beard asks not what the Romans did for us, but what the Empire did for Rome.
Jamie Theakston uncovers the truth behind myths conspiracy theories and ancient treasures.
How a group of scientists attempt to uncover the mysteries of the Antikythera Mechanism.
Yesterday delves deep into the past to explore some of the world's most ancient cultures.