Dan Snow uncovers cities with a murky past and where the people were, too.
Get a taster of Fight Club: A History of Violence with our clip.
Throughout the centuries marriage has taken many different forms.
We've now come now to the 17th century in our trip through a thousand years of history.
Britain in the 1950s was still trying to shake off Victorian attitudes to sex.
Before miniskirts, thighs were rarely seen away from the beach or the swimming pool.
Peace in 1945 brought a sharp rise in births for some years - the so-called Baby Boom.
Concorde cut the normal flight from London to New York, from 6 hours to just over 3!
There have always been robbers but we didn't always have cops.
The Mini Cooper first rolled off production lines in 1959.
The 1960s were a turbulent decade and 1968 was a turbulent year.
The 1960s were the golden age of jet air travel.
The reality was that for most people living in Britain the 1960s were not that groovy.
Victorian Farm sees Ruth Goodman sample the life of a Victorian farmer for a whole year.
A History of Modern Britain explores the true story of the decades since the end of WWII.
This series takes a closer look at some of the world's most talked-about assassinations.
The journey of a set of shopkeepers from the Victorian age through to the 20th century.
This documentary reveals how caravans became a favourite with British holidaymakers
Escape stories capture the human imagination and grip it tight.
LSD, or acid, was popularised in the 60's among students and hippies.
During his National Service, Bailey bought his first camera, sparking a fresh career
Our ancestors learned skills, passed down through generations, making sure life evolved.
Here are just four of the strangest subterranean spots you never knew were there.
Behind every popular police procedural are true crimes and their real-life solutions.
The 19th Century had a real rogues’ gallery of eerie killers…
Was the infamous killer a real person, or just a part of Victorian England’s imagination?
Ronnie and Reggie ruled their territory with an iron fist, but also courted celebrity..