Guarding the tomb of an emperor for millennia.
Here are some of the most memorable moments to look out for in the natural science shows.
What it took to break free from Stalag Luft III…
You might be surprised…
Let’s take a tour.
And by modern we mean since the days of Henry VIII...
Humpback whales can eat one tonne of capelin every day.
The wildlife of the UK's four seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.
Explore the most extreme places of earth with Natural History Sundays.
What's more wild than our oceans?
Natural history has come to Yesterday. Watch it throughout the Easter weekend.
Patron saint of England, St. George wasn't English and didn't slay dragons. Who was he?
Ever wondered just how modern medicine got to where it is today?
We've now come now to the 17th century in our trip through a thousand years of history.
It's fair to say that the last thousand years have been pretty exciting.
Britain in the 1950s was still trying to shake off Victorian attitudes to sex.
LSD, or acid, was popularised in the 60's among students and hippies.
Ivan IV, or Ivan the Terrible, was one of the most feared rulers in history.
A seductive double agent who betrayed the Allies, or just a single woman trying to get by?
The building of ships has been essential to our development as a species.
Assembling a group of celebrities, series seven of WDYTYA continues once again.
Behind every popular police procedural are true crimes and their real-life solutions.
Dan Snow sets off to see what the British landscape can teach us about our predecessors.
Our ancestors learned skills, passed down through generations, making sure life evolved.
Dan Snow explores battles between the United States and the then British in 1812.
The legendary island of Atlantis was an ancient naval power and cultural hub.
It cost a staggering amount of money to make, but it was all worth it in the end.
Want to know the true story of what happened on the Titanic all those years ago?
The search for secrets brings the mysteries of the dead back to life.
Three unconnected people are about to find out how they are connected to a WWI event.
Dan Snow uncovers cities with a murky past and where the people were, too.
There's a world beneath our feet just waiting to be uncovered.
Find out more about the historian and broadcaster Dan Snow.
What was it like to live and work in Ancient Egypt. Read the story of Harmose.
Julia Bradbury walks the 60 kilometres that make Iceland's most famous hiking route.
Michaela Strachan returns for a one-off Halloween special of the paranormal series
We've selected ten beautiful coastal spots that also boast a fascinating past.
Find out more about Coast's map man! Give him a compass and he'll go there.