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  • Dover War Rooms

    Exploring the military headquarters built beneath Dover Castle during the Second World War, and Odessa's catacombs, possibly the largest tunnel network in the world.

  • Dover War Rooms

    Exploring the military headquarters built beneath Dover Castle during the Second World War, and Odessa's catacombs, possibly the largest tunnel network in the world.

  • Gibraltar

    Incredible feats of human endeavour, revealing what people have built, where they've built it, how and why. The first edition focuses on hidden tunnels and caves in Gibraltar.

  • Gibraltar

    Incredible feats of human endeavour, revealing what people have built, where they've built it, how and why. The first edition focuses on hidden tunnels and caves in Gibraltar.

  • Sweden

    Exploring Sweden's passion for subterranean spaces, and how the nation has taken extraordinary precautions to protect itself - by excavating an astounding 65,000 nuclear bunkers.

  • Sweden

    Exploring Sweden's passion for subterranean spaces, and how the nation has taken extraordinary precautions to protect itself - by excavating an astounding 65,000 nuclear bunkers.

  • Switzerland

    A look at some of Switzerland's 300,000 subterranean bunkers, the creation of a local entrepreneur shrouded in mystery in England and a network of tunnels deep beneath Slovenia.

  • Switzerland

    A look at some of Switzerland's 300,000 subterranean bunkers, the creation of a local entrepreneur shrouded in mystery in England and a network of tunnels deep beneath Slovenia.

  • Kingdom of Salt

    The Wieliczka Salt mine in Poland, some 327 metres deep, where the voids left behind from excavating salt have been transformed into extraordinary spaces, carved by hand.

  • Kingdom of Salt

    The Wieliczka Salt mine in Poland, some 327 metres deep, where the voids left behind from excavating salt have been transformed into extraordinary spaces, carved by hand.

  • Bouzincourt

    A labyrinth of tunnels underneath a tiny French village which contains mysteries from several historical eras, and a Welsh slate mine that has been given a new lease of life.

  • Bouzincourt

    A labyrinth of tunnels underneath a tiny French village which contains mysteries from several historical eras, and a Welsh slate mine that has been given a new lease of life.

  • City of Naours

    An underground city beneath a forest in Northern France built to house 3,000 people, an ice cave under Iceland's biggest glacier, and a subterranean power station in London.

  • City of Naours

    An underground city beneath a forest in Northern France built to house 3,000 people, an ice cave under Iceland's biggest glacier, and a subterranean power station in London.

  • Jersey War Tunnels

    The underground bases built by the German army during the occupation of Jersey, and a group of more than 20 underground cities in Turkey, one of which dates back to 800BC.

  • Jersey War Tunnels

    The underground bases built by the German army during the occupation of Jersey, and a group of more than 20 underground cities in Turkey, one of which dates back to 800BC.

  • The Maginot Line

    The secrets of the largest subterranean fortress along France's border with Germany, and a look at how a unique precious mineral was discovered in Derbyshire.

  • The Maginot Line

    The secrets of the largest subterranean fortress along France's border with Germany, and a look at how a unique precious mineral was discovered in Derbyshire.

  • Edinburgh Vaults

    The sinister history of Edinburgh's vaults and the development of Helsinki's subterranean spaces. Plus, the impact of the building of Naples on the volcanic ground below.

  • Edinburgh Vaults

    The sinister history of Edinburgh's vaults and the development of Helsinki's subterranean spaces. Plus, the impact of the building of Naples on the volcanic ground below.

Episode guide

Underground Worlds

Series 1

Underground Worlds

  • Sweden

    Exploring Sweden's passion for subterranean spaces, and how the nation has taken extraordinary precautions to protect itself - by excavating an astounding 65,000 nuclear bunkers.

  • Switzerland

    A look at some of Switzerland's 300,000 subterranean bunkers, the creation of a local entrepreneur shrouded in mystery in England and a network of tunnels deep beneath Slovenia.

  • Bouzincourt

    A labyrinth of tunnels underneath a tiny French village which contains mysteries from several historical eras, and a Welsh slate mine that has been given a new lease of life.

  • Kingdom of Salt

    The Wieliczka Salt mine in Poland, some 327 metres deep, where the voids left behind from excavating salt have been transformed into extraordinary spaces, carved by hand.

  • City of Naours

    An underground city beneath a forest in Northern France built to house 3,000 people, an ice cave under Iceland's biggest glacier, and a subterranean power station in London.

  • Gibraltar

    Incredible feats of human endeavour, revealing what people have built, where they've built it, how and why. The first edition focuses on hidden tunnels and caves in Gibraltar.

  • Jersey War Tunnels

    The underground bases built by the German army during the occupation of Jersey, and a group of more than 20 underground cities in Turkey, one of which dates back to 800BC.

  • The Maginot Line

    The secrets of the largest subterranean fortress along France's border with Germany, and a look at how a unique precious mineral was discovered in Derbyshire.

  • Edinburgh Vaults

    The sinister history of Edinburgh's vaults and the development of Helsinki's subterranean spaces. Plus, the impact of the building of Naples on the volcanic ground below.

  • Dover War Rooms

    Exploring the military headquarters built beneath Dover Castle during the Second World War, and Odessa's catacombs, possibly the largest tunnel network in the world.