History

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...
The Birth of Israel
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The Birth of Israel

The Birth of Israel recounts the events that led up to the 1949 Israeli war of independence resulting in the creation of the Jewish state. It features interviews with those who personally experienced the war as soldiers and c...
The Jewish Americans
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The Jewish Americans

The history of Jewish Americans goes back to before the foundation of the United States itself. As early as 1654, Jewish immigrants were working alongside English, French, and German immigrants to begin building the nation th...
The Story of India
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The Story of India

The Story of India is a sprawling epic that traces the history of one of the oldest civilisations on the planet. Starting with the earliest human migrations out of Africa, chasing the story through oral history and ancient ma...
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire shines light on the key turning points of the Roman Empire with a focus on the western half of the empire. The docudrama covers notable figures, such as Caesar, Nero and Constantin...