From Prince Philip’s work in WWII, to the royal who was eager to get into the trenches
How a team of intrepid inventors and a young Winston Churchill gave birth to the tank.
What Winston Churchill called “the greatest American battle of the war” began…
Crowned on Christmas Day, 1066, our first Norman king changed the course of the nation.
Paranoid theory or ugly truth?
Here are some fascinating facts on the day which ended the carnage of the Great War.
To mark the 950th anniversary of Hastings.
It sparked a sexual revolution...
It was the biggest, deadliest naval battle of WW1.
The skirmish which would create an entire country’s national identity.
What it took to break free from Stalag Luft III…
Behold the strange secrets and stories behind an icon of London’s landscape…
From the Dandy King to Black Bob.
There have been many theories on this mystery, some more convincing than others…
Let’s take a tour.
And by modern we mean since the days of Henry VIII...
In 1815, on a soggy field in Belgium, the fate of Europe was forged in blood.
One has the distinction of being the shortest war ever waged…
Brand new Weekend Warriors is a celebration of British eccentricity.
James Holland presents the lesser-told German point of view of the Battle of Britain
Patron saint of England, St. George wasn't English and didn't slay dragons. Who was he?
The English Civil War was a series of conflicts between England, Scotland and Ireland.
Alan Titchmarsh embarks on a fantastic summer journey across the British Isles.
This documentary reveals how caravans became a favourite with British holidaymakers
Ok, so we may not have the greatest weather - but we do have some beautiful scenery.
Programme looking at the pivotal battle of World War II, presented by Ewan McGregor.
Larry Butler investigates how WWII affected Britain and the relationship to her Empire.
Defeated by Vikings, the King got his nickname from his failure to defend England.
What is it all about? Yesterday tries to unearth the mystery.
Our early ancestors constantly struggled to improve things for themselves and the future.
Boudicca of the Iceni was a true warrior queen.
James Holland examines the ways in which both Germany and Britain used their resources
Actor Ewan McGregor and his brother Colin trace the timeline of the Battle of Britain