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The Black Adder: Truth Vs Fiction
The Black Adder: Truth Vs Fiction

How does the world of Prince Edmund stack up against reality?

Blackadder II: Truth Vs Fiction
Blackadder II: Truth Vs Fiction

The second series takes us into the Elizabethan era, but how much of this is real history?

Blackadder The Third: Truth Vs Fiction
Blackadder The Third: Truth Vs Fiction

This series sees Blackadder reduced to a mere servant – how accurate is it all, though?

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.

Chris Hollins
Chris Hollins

The former sportsman, presenter and Strictly Come Dancing contestant.

Dan Snow
Dan Snow

Dan Snow is an English television broadcaster and historian.

Julia Bradbury
Julia Bradbury

Julia Bradbury is a British television presenter best known for presenting Countryfile.

Michaela Strachan
Michaela Strachan

The presenter who's made the jump from Children's to peaktime programming.

Neil Oliver
Neil Oliver

Neil Oliver is a Scottish historian, broadcaster and author, famous for presenting Coast.

Tony Robinson
Tony Robinson

From teenage actor, to Baldrick and the presenter of Time Team.

Michael Aspel
Michael Aspel

Michael Aspel is the former chat show host and presenter of Antiques Roadshow.

UKTV Quiz
UKTV Quiz

Get the family together and play the UKTV Christmas quiz.

Life
Life

Sir David Attenborough's ten part landmark natural history series.

Meerkats - The Secrets Of An Animal Superstar
Meerkats - The Secrets Of An Animal Superstar

Sir David Attenborough tells the story of a study into the lives of a family of meerkats.

Coast
Coast

Coast brings together the compelling history and the superb panoramas of our coastline.

Human Planet
Human Planet

Humans have managed to adapt and thrive in every environment on Earth.

Sri Lanka: Elephant Island
Sri Lanka: Elephant Island

Wildlife cameraman Martyn Colbeck travels to Sri Lanka to meet these special elephants.

Viking Dead
Viking Dead

Who were the Norsemen and what can we learn about their raids and battles centuries ago?

Black Ops
Black Ops

The series reveals how elite special operations units carry out high-risk assignments.

Vikings
Vikings

Neil Oliver's exhilarating quest to study the truth behind the axe-wielding Vikings.

Waterloo Dead
Waterloo Dead

The Medieval Dead team look into one of the greatest military battles ever fought.

Forbidden History S5:  Q&A with Jamie Theakston
Forbidden History S5: Q&A with Jamie Theakston

Join Jamie Theakston as he shares his experiences of Forbidden History S5.

Find My Past
Find My Past

Members of the public find out how their ancestors played a role in history's key moments.

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Rival celebrities hit the road in the pursuit of auction-worthy antiques.

Operation Gold Rush with Dan Snow
Operation Gold Rush with Dan Snow

Dan Snow leads a team of adventurers on an epic journey across the Canadian wilderness.

Museum Secrets
Museum Secrets

Museum Secrets travels to the most stunning museums in search of extraordinary artefacts.

The Men and the Machines that Beat Hitler
The Men and the Machines that Beat Hitler

The amazing true tale of six valiant 'tankies' who served together in World War II.

Walrus - Two Tonne Tusker
Walrus - Two Tonne Tusker

Sivuqaq is an 18 year old, larger than life Pacific Walrus.

Shipwreck Psycho
Shipwreck Psycho

Forensic scientists hunt for clues to a 400-year-old mass murder in this documentary.

Nazi Collaborators
Nazi Collaborators

How could so many people have collaborated with the Nazis before and during World War II?

Mysteries at the Museum
Mysteries at the Museum

Don Wildman marvels at weird and wonderful museum artefacts across America.

Nuclear Meltdown
Nuclear Meltdown

The Fukushima nuclear crisis that was triggered by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011

Who Do You Think You Are?
Who Do You Think You Are?

Join well-known celebrities as they embark on a journey into their own family history.

Life and Death in the Valley of the Kings
Life and Death in the Valley of the Kings

Clambering into rarely visited tombs, looks at long-buried objects and examines mummies.

Top Of The Pops
Top Of The Pops

Blasts from the iconic music show's past.

Countryfile
Countryfile

Meet the people, hear the stories and visit the places that make-up the UKs landscape.

Dickinson's Real Deal
Dickinson's Real Deal

David Dickinson and his antiques dealers want to buy your bobby dazzlers!

Top of the Pops: The Story of 1976
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1976

Take a nostalgic trip back to 1976 with Tony Blackburn and co.

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire

Yesterday delves deep into the past to explore some of the world's most ancient cultures.

Agnetha - ABBA & After
Agnetha - ABBA & After

A wealth of pop stars salute the life, career and musical comeback of Agnetha Faltskog.

Murder Maps
Murder Maps

This series explores some of the most shocking murder cases in modern history.

SAS: Rogue Warriors
SAS: Rogue Warriors

Unprecedented access to the SAS secret files, unseen footage and exclusive interviews

Antiques Road Trip
Antiques Road Trip

Our antiques experts set off on a road trip with a difference, scouring the UK for booty.

Big in America - British Hits in the USA
Big in America - British Hits in the USA

Breaking America is perhaps the ultimate goal for British rock stars.

Trains That Changed The World
Trains That Changed The World

This series looks at the iconic trains that have done the most to change history.

Battle of Britain
Battle of Britain

Ewan McGregor and his brother Colin trace the timeline of events of the Battle of Britain.

Monsoon Railways
Monsoon Railways

Two fascinating films that paint an affectionate portrait of Indian railway culture.

Countdown to the Rains
Countdown to the Rains

Kate Humble and Simon King document the animals living along the Zambia's Luangwa River.

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

Since its formation in the 60's, NASA has been the leading power in space exploration.

Battle of Britain: The Real Story
Battle of Britain: The Real Story

James Holland presents fresh analysis, exploring the lesser-told German point of view.

One Foot In The Grave
One Foot In The Grave

Classic surreal comedy with Richard Wilson as the original grumpy old man, Victor Meldrew.

David Starkey's Monarchy
David Starkey's Monarchy

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

Battleplan
Battleplan

Series examining the various strategies used in modern warfare since World War I.

Open All Hours
Open All Hours

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

Frankie Howerd: The Lost Tapes
Frankie Howerd: The Lost Tapes

Looking at the life of comedy legand Frankie Howerd, with some unseen footage.

The Story Of Only Fools And Horses
The Story Of Only Fools And Horses

See behind the scenes of our favourite sitcom

The Best of Men
The Best of Men

Drama about Ludwig Guttmann's work with the paraplegic and the first Paralympic Games.

Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice
Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice

Getting up close and personal with the largest terrestrial carnivore.

Rift Valley
Rift Valley

This series investigates East Africa's Great Rift Valley.

Nazi Murder Mysteries
Nazi Murder Mysteries

Look at shocking and unusual cases connected with the Nazi regime’s bloody reign

Big Hits - Top of the Pops 1964 to 1975
Big Hits - Top of the Pops 1964 to 1975

Classic performances from the BBC series which counted its way through the UK pop charts.

Blood and Guts
Blood and Guts

Presenter Michael Mosley finds out about the dark and barbaric early days of surgery.

The Challenger
The Challenger

This riveting drama exposes the shocking cause of the space shuttle Challenger disaster.

WW2 Price of Empire
WW2 Price of Empire

This series looks at the events that lead up to WW2 using archive footage.

Bomber Boys with Ewan McGregor
Bomber Boys with Ewan McGregor

Ewan and Colin McGregor look at the men who fought in the skies above occupied Europe.

The Fantastic Mr. Feynman
The Fantastic Mr. Feynman

Family and friends contribute to the touching tribute to scientist Richard Feynman.

Charlotte - A Royal At War
Charlotte - A Royal At War

How Charlotte of Luxembourg pursued freedom for her people during German occupation.

The Flying Scotsman
The Flying Scotsman

The iconic Flying Scotsman steam locomotive marked its 90th birthday in 2013.

Surviving The Holocaust - Freddie Knoller's War
Surviving The Holocaust - Freddie Knoller's War

Freddie Knoller tells his personal story of being a young Jewish man during WWII

Churchill's Traitors
Churchill's Traitors

The shocking true story of the individuals who betrayed Winston Churchill and Britain.

Tiger: Spy in the Jungle
Tiger: Spy in the Jungle

From the day their eyes open and they tumble out of the den.

Surviving Alcatraz: Escaping the Rock
Surviving Alcatraz: Escaping the Rock

Morris, Clarence and Anglin disappeared leaving behind a long-surviving cold case.

Hitler's Propoganda  Machine
Hitler's Propoganda Machine

This series highlights one of the most successful marketing campaigns in modern history

Code-Breakers: Bletchley Park's Lost Heroes
Code-Breakers: Bletchley Park's Lost Heroes

How, in 1943, two unlikely heroes hack into Hitler's personal super-code machine.

Trek: Spy on the Wildebeest
Trek: Spy on the Wildebeest

One of the greatest wildlife spectacles on the planet.

Egypt's Animal Mummies
Egypt's Animal Mummies

Deep within ancient tombs are the perfectly preserved remains of millions of animals.

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

This revealing series sets out to answer one of the most important questions in history.

Close Quarter Battle
Close Quarter Battle

How the military, police, private firms and terrorist groups approach modern warfare.

Dan Snow's Norman Walks
Dan Snow's Norman Walks

Historian Dan Snow dons his boots and reveals all about our Norman ancestors.

Hidden Kingdoms
Hidden Kingdoms

Viewing the world from the perspective of some diminutive wild characters.

Bangers and Cash
Bangers and Cash

Meet the Mathewsons: a dynasty of classic car auctioneers from picturesque North Yorkshire

Decoding the World's First Computer
Decoding the World's First Computer

How a group of scientists attempt to uncover the mysteries of the Antikythera Mechanism.

The Light of Dawn: The Normandy Landings
The Light of Dawn: The Normandy Landings

The Normandy landings of 1944 were pivotal to the outcome of WW2.

Hitler's Most Wanted
Hitler's Most Wanted

How and why did a generation of men and women become the leaders of the Nazi Party?

The Mystery of the Body in the Bog
The Mystery of the Body in the Bog

A fascinating look at the remarkable discovery of a 4,000-year-old body in an Irish bog.