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Abandoned Engineering
Abandoned Engineering

The world is peppered with examples of remarkable structures that are now cast aside.

Impossible Railways
Impossible Railways

See some of the world's most extraordinary engineering achievements of the railways.

Forbidden History
Forbidden History

Jamie Theakston uncovers the truth behind myths conspiracy theories and ancient treasures.

Impossible Engineering
Impossible Engineering

Illuminating series about breathtaking feats of construction.

Private Lives of the Monarchs
Private Lives of the Monarchs

Historian Tracy Borman investigates the hidden histories of our monarchs.

Open All Hours
Open All Hours

Ronnie Barker is the miserly proprietor of the famous corner shop.

David Starkey's Monarchy
David Starkey's Monarchy

Monarchy is more than the biographies of the kings and queens of England.

Porridge
Porridge

Great British comedy, featuring the antics of Ronnie Barker as Fletcher.

Win an Amazon Fire TV Box
Win an Amazon Fire TV Box

To celebrate the launch of UKTV Play on Amazon we are giving away 2 Amazon Fire TV boxes.

Fuel Your Mind Book Collection Competition
Fuel Your Mind Book Collection Competition

We're giving away a collection of great books to celebrate seven days of our best shows.

The Private Lives of the Tudors Book Competition
The Private Lives of the Tudors Book Competition

We're giving you the chance to win one of four The Private Lives of the Tudors books.

Museum Secrets Gallery
Museum Secrets Gallery

Images from Museum Secrets; the series that uncovers stories behind artefacts.

Fight Club: A History of Violence Gallery
Fight Club: A History of Violence Gallery

Have a look at this gallery showing pictures from Fight Club: A History of Violence

Mafia's Greatest Hits Gallery
Mafia's Greatest Hits Gallery

A gallery of images from Mafia's Greatest Hits.

Ration Book Britain Gallery
Ration Book Britain Gallery

Take a look at the gallery for Ration Book Britain, with Valentine Warner.

Planet Earth Gallery
Planet Earth Gallery

Have a look at some photos from Planet Earth, the show that needs no introduction.

Antiques Roadshow Gallery
Antiques Roadshow Gallery

Take a look at our Antiques Roadshow Gallery.

Egypt Gallery
Egypt Gallery

Take a look at some photos from the six-part drama documentary Egypt.

Treasure Detectives Gallery
Treasure Detectives Gallery

Take a look at our gallery of Treasures from the show Treasure Detectives.

Forbidden History Gallery
Forbidden History Gallery

Take a look at the Forbidden History gallery, from the show presented by Jamie Theakston.

Medievil Dead Gallery
Medievil Dead Gallery

Have a look at the gallery for the show Medievil Dead.

Bargain Hunt Gallery
Bargain Hunt Gallery

Have a look at our gallery for this auction show which has been on air for 13 years.

In This Month: January
January

The end of the gladiators and the birth of the gold rush.

In This Month: February
February

February was the month that witnessed Castro, Mandela and Arafat on a high.

In This Month: March
March

From the birth of Einstein to the death of Julius Caesar, see March's finest moments

In This Month: April
April

April marks some striking disasters in history, including Chernobyl and the Titanic.

In This Month: May
May

Check out the historic events which took place in the momentous month of May.

In This Month: June
June

The Magna Carta, Napoleon and Franz Ferdinand, find out about June events.

In This Month: July
July

The downfall of one king and the rise of another.

In This Month: August
August

A month of invasions, eruptions and atomic catastrophes.

In This Month: September
September

From great fires to terrorism, September has witnessed some momentous events.

In This Month: October
October

October was a momentous month of battles, revolution and upheaval.

In This Month: November
November

Gunpowder, treason and plots... But what else happened in November?

In This Month: December
December

December was an amazing month for discovery and exploration - find out more.

The Bert Trautmann Story Gallery
The Bert Trautmann Story Gallery

Bert Trautmann was a German-born goalkeeper brought to Britain as a POW during WWII.

Ninja: Shadow Warriors Gallery
Ninja: Shadow Warriors Gallery

Find out more about this elite fighting unit.

The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler Gallery
The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler Gallery

Adolf Hitler managed to win the German people round with his incisive charisma.

Ancient Black Ops Gallery
Ancient Black Ops Gallery

Each episode of Ancient Black Ops tells the history of special operation forces.

Raiders Of Lost Art Gallery
Raiders Of Lost Art Gallery

Throughout history, some of the world's most amazing works of art have simply disappeared.

Great British Railway Journeys Gallery
Great British Railway Journeys Gallery

Michael Portillo traces the footsteps of cartographer George Bradshaw.

The Sixties: Episode Guide
The Sixties: Episode Guide

More about each episode on the decade that shaped America.

Series 2 Episode Guide
Series 2 Episode Guide

Find out what to expect in each episode of brand new second series of Forbidden History.

Episode Guide
Episode Guide

Weekend Warriors follows those who fill their weekends re-enacting British Battle.

UFOs Declassified Episode Guide
Episode Guide

Each episode explores the question; do UFOs really exist?

Annihilation Episode Guide
Episode Guide

Each episode sheds new light on the atrocities of the Final Solution.

The Equipment Featured on Battle Factory
The Equipment

Exploring how many of the products that combat troops use are constructed.

Raiders of the Lost Past Series 3 Episode Guide
Series 3 Episode Guide

Take a closer look at the artefacts from each episode.

Animals of Africa
Animals of Africa

Take a look at some of the amazing photographs taken in Africa.

South Pacific Episode Guide
South Pacific Episode Guide

Find out what this extraordinary document has to offer in each episode.

Human Planet Episode Guide
Episode Guide

Each episode shows how humans have managed to adapt to different environments.

Wonders of Life Episode Guide
Episode Guide

Find out about each episode from this fascinating science series.

Rise Of The Continents Episode Guide
Episode Guide

Find out more about the continents' formation in each episode of Rise Of The Continents.

Impossible Engineering Series 1 Episode Guide
Series 1 Episode Guide

Each episode details how giant structures and record-beating buildings are built.

Animals Featured in The Great British Year
Animals Featured in The Great British Year

The wildlife of the UK's four seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.

London Goes Back to the Future
Photos: London Goes Back to the Future

London as a Catholic nation is digitally re-imagined by graphic artists.

How to Make a Scientifically Accurate Snowflake
How to Make a Scientifically Accurate Snowflake

Forget the eight-sided snowflake, create a scientifically accurate six-sided one!

We Transformed Four Iconic Portraits as Modern Day Photos
Four Iconic Portraits as Modern Photos

We've transformed some iconic paintings into photo-real images.

Private Lives of the Monarchs episode guide
Private Lives of the Monarchs episode guide

A trip back through time to examine the lives of some of the grandest figures in history.

Machines Of War Episode Guide
Machines Of War Episode Guide

Key instruments of war, from the cruise missile to the tank and the machine gun.

Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes Trailer
Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes Trailer

Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes commemorates the 70th anniversary of WWII.

Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes: Find Out More
Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes: Find Out More

Find out about the other story of the famous battle.

Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes: Charles returns
Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes: Charles returns

Charles Wait retraces his steps and makes his first trip aborad since Dunkirk.

Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes: Getting Married
Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes: Getting Married

A surivor of Dunkirk recalls the pressure to get married.

Ration Book Britain Trailer
Ration Book Britain Trailer

Anita Dobson looks at how the people of Britain laughed and danced their way to victory.

Ration Book Britain Trailer
Ration Book Britain Trailer

How the spirit of 1940s rationing affected all areas of British life during World War II.

Battle Of Britain Trailer
Battle Of Britain Trailer

Programme looking at the pivotal battle of World War II, presented by Ewan McGregor.

Digging for Britain Trailer
Digging for Britain Trailer

There's a world beneath our feet just waiting to be uncovered.

Filthy Cities Trailer
Filthy Cities Trailer

Dan Snow uncovers cities with a murky past and where the people were, too.

Find My Past: Dunkirk
Find My Past: Dunkirk

Three unconnected people are about to find out how they are connected to Dunkirk.

Find My Past: D-Day
Find My Past: D-Day

Three unconnected people are about to find out how they are connected to D-Day.

Find My Past: Jack the Ripper
Find My Past: Jack the Ripper

Three unconnected people are about to find out how they are connected to Jack the Ripper.

Find My Past: Firing Squad
Find My Past: Firing Squad

Three unconnected people are about to find out how they are connected to a WWI event.

Find My Past: Suffragettes
Find My Past: Suffragettes

Chris Hollins finds out how three people are linked to the women's movement.

Find My Past: Tay Bridge
Find My Past: Tay Bridge

Three people are about to find out how their ancestors are linked to the famous disaster.

Find My Past: Royal Scandal
Find My Past: Royal Scandal

Chris Hollins delves into the past to find links to a Victorian scandal.

Find My Past: Dambusters
Find My Past: Dambusters

A member of the past is told of a connection between a relative and the raid.

Find My Past: The Gunpowder Plot
Find My Past: The Gunpowder Plot

Miranda is told of the connection her family has with the Gunpowder Plot.

Find My Past: Battle of Britain
Find My Past: Battle of Britain

Chris Hollins aids three people discover links from their families to the battle.

Great British Ghosts Trailer
Great British Ghosts Trailer

Michaela Strachan visits some of the most haunted locations in the country.

Mummy Mysteries Trailer
Mummy Mysteries Trailer

The search for secrets brings the mysteries of the dead back to life.

Museum Secrets: Series 2 Trailer
Museum Secrets: Series 2 Trailer

Locked in the world's top museums are objects that have a secret to tell.

Museum Secrets: Series 2 Trailer
Museum Secrets: Series 2 Trailer

Every object has a secret story to tell.

Museum Secrets: The Imperial War Museum Trailer
Museum Secrets: The Imperial War Museum Trailer

Museum Secrets visits The Imperial War Museum to reveal stories from its artefacts.

Museum Secrets: The National Archaelogocial Museum Trailer
Museum Secrets: The National Archaelogocial Museum Trailer

Museum uncovers more secrets at The National Archaelogocial Museum in Athens.

Museum Secrets: The National Maritime Museum
Museum Secrets: The National Maritime Museum

In series three, Museum Secrets visits The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.

Nazi Collaborators Trailer
Nazi Collaborators Trailer

Nazi Collaborators looks at the double life of the people that assited the Nazis.

Who Betrayed the Bomber Boys Trailer
Who Betrayed the Bomber Boys Trailer

Yesterday discovers the real stories behind the invisible war heroes.

Atlantis - End Of A World Birth Of A Legend Trailer
Atlantis - End Of A World Birth Of A Legend Trailer

Watch the trailer for Yesterday's incredible drama Atlantis.

Tony Robinson's London Games Trailer
Tony Robinson's London Games Trailer

Watch the trailer for Tony Robinson's London Games Unearthed.

Mafias Greatest Hits Trailer
Mafias Greatest Hits Trailer

Watch the Mafias Greatest Hits trailer.

Mafias Greatest Hits Trailer
Mafias Greatest Hits Trailer

Watch the Mafias Greatest Hits trailer.

Raiders of the Lost Past Trailer
Raiders of the Lost Past Trailer

Watch the trailer for Raiders of the Lost Past here.

Fight Club: A History of Violence Trailer
Fight Club: A History of Violence Trailer

Find out more about Fight Club: A History of Violence with our trailer.

Forbidden History Clip
Forbidden History Clip

Get a taste of Jamie Theakston's Forbidden History with this clip.

Forbidden History Trailer
Forbidden History Trailer

Watch the Jamie Theakston's Forbidden History trailer here.

Museum Secrets: Series 3 Trailer
Museum Secrets: Series 3 Trailer

Watch the trailer for series 3 of Museum Secrets.

Perfect Storms Trailer
Perfect Storms Trailer

Watch the disasters that changed the world in our Perfect Storms trailer.

Professor Hutton's Curiosities Trailer
Professor Hutton's Curiosities Trailer

Check out Professor Hutton's Curiosities with our trailer.

Alexander's Lost World Trailer
Alexander's Lost World Trailer

Join David Adams as he uncovers Alexander's Lost World.

Secret Life Of Trailer
Secret Life Of Trailer

Unmasking some of history's biggest characters; The Secret Life Of...