The world is peppered with examples of remarkable structures that are now cast aside.
See some of the world's most extraordinary engineering achievements of the railways.
Great British comedy, featuring the antics of Ronnie Barker as Fletcher.
Jamie Theakston uncovers the truth behind myths conspiracy theories and ancient treasures.
Monarchy is more than the biographies of the kings and queens of England.
Ronnie Barker is the miserly proprietor of the famous corner shop.
Historian Tracy Borman investigates the hidden histories of our monarchs.
Illuminating series about breathtaking feats of construction.
Get the family together and play the UKTV Christmas quiz.
To celebrate the anniversary of the 1969 moon landing on 21st July, here’s our guide.
The killing of the Fascist dictator has fuelled bizarre conspiracy theories.
We don’t know our Hogwarts from our Windsor Castle.
Four beautiful Romanov girls…..what was the fate of Anastasia?
Jeremy Clarkson and Meera Syal are amongst the celebrities who feature.
A troubled man and an embarrassment to the Royal family... but was he a murder victim?
Sheila Hancock, Stephen Fry and Jeremy Paxman have their turn.
Found floating in a lake ….the unfortunate ‘mad’ King Ludwig.
In this series, Julia Sawalha uncovers a few surprises about her family.
Was Prince Albert Victor linked to the Ripper?
Series 4 of Who Do You Think You Are? sees 7 well known figures go back to their roots.
King George V of England - murder victim?
Patsy kensit, Boris Johnson and David Suchet take the emotional journey into their past.
Did you know there was a third Kray brother? Or what they got up to in prison?
Rick Stein, Rory Bremner, Kevin Whatley and Zoe Wanamaker find out about theiR past.
Ronnie and Reggie ruled their territory with an iron fist, but also courted celebrity..
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
Success embraced Michael Hawthorn but tragedy also plagued the British racing prodigy.
Get all the juicy gossip on history's biggest stars, from Henry VIII to Marie Antoinette
It should have been one of the greatest races of all time. Instead, it became a bloodbath.
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
From a radio telescope that might just find aliens, to a truly terrifying rollercoaster.
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.
The story of John Surtees is the story of a unique motorsport legend...
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...
Not only a great driver, Jackie is one of the greatest figures of motor racing.
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?
Racing drivers dice with death every day and sometimes the worst really does happen.
Find out more about the suave housewife's choice of the 80s...
Custer was the hero of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
The definitive list of the best Python sketches. Yes it is. (No it isn't.) Yes it is.
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?
From parrot ruminations to a lumberjack's confession, our pick of Python's 10 best quotes.
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.
The Pythons influenced just about every funny thing after them. Especially these.
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.
More than just another F1 great, John Surtees stood apart even from his fellow champions.
Rasputin became one of the most infamous figures of Imperial Russia's final years.
British reporters risked their lives to cover the Great War
This exclusive series investigates the most significant disasters of all time
World War I was a war unlike any other before it, with a number of firsts along the way.
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.
They survived the war and would go onto re-shape politics, pop culture and literature.
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.
Well over a century later, the story of the Sandringham Company still beguiles experts.
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.
There's far more to Prince Philip than many people realise.
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?
Meet four curious cases that made the headlines.
Can you do without any of the items listed below?
Find out about these monuments to our heroes that proudly stand amongst us.
There have always been robbers but we didn't always have cops.
Designed to stand the test of time, our nations memorials are now falling into disrepair.
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.
The Allies had daredevil pilots in World War One. Here are four you need to know about…
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!
In 1940, the Nazis drew up unusual and downright terrifying invasion plans for Britain.
Peace in 1945 brought a sharp rise in births for some years - the so-called Baby Boom.
Lusty, passionate, prone to violent outbursts and perhaps fond of dabbling in drugs.
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
This three-part series examines the infamous invasion by Spain's fearsome Armada fleet.
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.
Here's five fascinating facts about the 1588 naval mission that might have sailed by you.
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.
Charles II had perhaps the most thrilling life of any British monarch