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6 Historic Items Which Sold For Big Money At Auction
6 Historic Items Sold Big At Auction

From letters of one of WWII’s most tragic victims to Napoleon's hat…

What Would the Mona Lisa, Rembrandt, Raphael and The Blue Boy Looked Like as Photos?
Mona Lisa, Rembrandt, Raphael and The Blue Boy as Photos

We see what they would have looked in real life for the very first time...

Treasure Detectives Clip
Treasure Detectives Clip

Watch a clip taken from the fakes and forgeries series Treasure Detectives.

A Brief History of Marriage
A Brief History of Marriage

Throughout the centuries marriage has taken many different forms.

Pioneers of Surgery
Pioneers of Surgery

Ever wondered just how modern medicine got to where it is today?

100 Years of History: 17th Century
100 Years of History: 17th Century

We've now come now to the 17th century in our trip through a thousand years of history.

The Pill
The Pill

Britain in the 1950s was still trying to shake off Victorian attitudes to sex.

The Miniskirt
The Miniskirt

Before miniskirts, thighs were rarely seen away from the beach or the swimming pool.

The Mini Cooper
The Mini Cooper

The Mini Cooper first rolled off production lines in 1959.

LSD
LSD

LSD, or acid, was popularised in the 60's among students and hippies.

David Bailey Profile
David Bailey Profile

During his National Service, Bailey bought his first camera, sparking a fresh career

Baby Boom
Baby Boom

Peace in 1945 brought a sharp rise in births for some years - the so-called Baby Boom.

Concorde
Concorde

Concorde cut the normal flight from London to New York, from 6 hours to just over 3!

The 1968 Riots
The 1968 Riots

The 1960s were a turbulent decade and 1968 was a turbulent year.

British Police History
British Police History

There have always been robbers but we didn't always have cops.

I was a Jet Set Stewardess
I was a Jet Set Stewardess

The 1960s were the golden age of jet air travel.

Cilla's Unswung Sixties
Cilla's Unswung Sixties

The reality was that for most people living in Britain the 1960s were not that groovy.

Victorian Farm
Victorian Farm

Victorian Farm sees Ruth Goodman sample the life of a Victorian farmer for a whole year.

Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain
Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain

A History of Modern Britain explores the true story of the decades since the end of WWII.

Infamous Assasinations
Infamous Assasinations

This series takes a closer look at some of the world's most talked-about assassinations.

How to Spot a Fake Antique
How to Spot a Fake Antique

Before you think of parting with your money, read our guide to avoiding the crooks.

Turn Back Time: The High Street
Turn Back Time: The High Street

The journey of a set of shopkeepers from the Victorian age through to the 20th century.

Forensic Firsts
Forensic Firsts

Behind every popular police procedural are true crimes and their real-life solutions.

Caravans: A British Love Affair
Caravans: A British Love Affair

This documentary reveals how caravans became a favourite with British holidaymakers

Mastercrafts
Mastercrafts

Our ancestors learned skills, passed down through generations, making sure life evolved.

Greatest Escapes From History
Greatest Escapes From History

Escape stories capture the human imagination and grip it tight.

Fight Club: A History of Violence Clip
Fight Club: A History of Violence Clip

Get a taster of Fight Club: A History of Violence with our clip.

Museum Secrets: The National Maritime Museum
Museum Secrets: The National Maritime Museum

In series three, Museum Secrets visits The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.

Museum Secrets: The National Archaelogocial Museum Trailer
Museum Secrets: The National Archaelogocial Museum Trailer

Museum uncovers more secrets at The National Archaelogocial Museum in Athens.

Museum Secrets: The Imperial War Museum Trailer
Museum Secrets: The Imperial War Museum Trailer

Museum Secrets visits The Imperial War Museum to reveal stories from its artefacts.

Museum Secrets: Series 2 Trailer
Museum Secrets: Series 2 Trailer

Every object has a secret story to tell.

Museum Secrets: Series 2 Trailer
Museum Secrets: Series 2 Trailer

Locked in the world's top museums are objects that have a secret to tell.

Filthy Cities Trailer
Filthy Cities Trailer

Dan Snow uncovers cities with a murky past and where the people were, too.

Curtis Dowling Interview
Curtis Dowling Interview

We got the opportunity to ask Treasure Detectives frontman Curtis some burning questions.

Curtis and Andy: A Lasting Partnership
Curtis and Andy: A Lasting Partnership

Curtis Dowling and Andy Smith, like Lovejoy and Tinker, are a lasting partnership.

Museum Secrets Gallery
Museum Secrets Gallery

Images from Museum Secrets; the series that uncovers stories behind artefacts.

How to Spot a Fake
How to Spot a Fake

Before you go getting a bargain read our foolproof guide to avoiding the crooks.

Michael Aspel Profile
Michael Aspel Profile

Find out more about the suave housewife's choice of the 80s...