History

Andrew Marr’s History of the World
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Andrew Marr’s History of the World

Andrew Marr’s History of the World is a BBC series journeying through 70,000 years of human history, from before the beginning of human civilisation up to the twentieth century. It tells the story of how the forces of n...
Slavery by Another Name
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Slavery by Another Name

Slavery by Another Name explores the continuation of slavery long after the Emancipation Proclamation. Challenging the preconceived notion that slavery ended in the United States at the end of the American Civil War, this doc...
Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East
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Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East

Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East is an eighteen-part series that recounts Russia’s epic military role in the Eastern Front of the Second World War. It begins with the German invasion of the USSR in June of 1941, known as O...
The Story of Ireland
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The Story of Ireland

The Story of Ireland is a five-episode series aiming to uncover the history of the country by researching the myths, legends and people that created the foundation of Irish culture. Presented by Fergal Keane, it travels acros...
Building the Great Cathedrals
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Building the Great Cathedrals

The Gothic cathedrals are marvellous human achievements in architecture and artistry. Building the Great Cathedrals investigates how medieval architects could conceive and construct grand religious buildings such as the Beauv...
Third Reich: The Rise & Fall
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Third Reich: The Rise & Fall

Third Reich: The Rise & Fall examines Hitler’s Germany through newsreels and interviews with the people who lived under the regime. Painstakingly researched, it provides a comprehensive picture of what motivated people in...
Cave of Forgotten Dreams
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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a 3D documentary by Werner Herzog covering a remote cave in France called the Chauvet Cave. This cave is home to many ancient human-painted images, tens of thousands of years old. The cave is fierc...
America Before Columbus
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America Before Columbus

When most people think of pre-Columbian America, they picture an idyllic wilderness peppered with small native villages and settlements. America Before Columbus tells the story of what Columbus really discovered when he lande...
Ancients Behaving Badly
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Ancients Behaving Badly

Ancients Behaving Badly is an eight-part series that recounts the antics of rulers throughout history. Each episode looks at the actions of one ruler, educating the audience about the person through consultations with histori...
A History of Christianity
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A History of Christianity

A History of Christianity follows Diarmaid MacCulloch, a professor of history at Oxford University, as he travels to some of the most historically rich places on the planet and studies their impact on the growth, identity, an...
World War II in Colour
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World War II in Colour

World War II in Colour presents the history of the 20th Century’s greatest conflict in stunning detail by utilising the latest film colourisation technology. Narrated by legendary English actor Robert Powell, the documentary...