History - Highlights

    1. BBC Two

      The Somme 1916 - From Both Sides of the Wire

      2. Defence in Depth - Verteidigung in der Tiefe

      Peter Barton concentrates on the second phase of the battle.

      59 Mins

      Available for 27 days

    2. BBC Two

      The Real White Queen and Her Rivals

      Episode 1

      Philippa Gregory reveals the stories of three women at the heart of the Wars of the Roses.

      60 Mins

      Available for 28 days

    1. BBC One

      Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered

      An epic detective story that reveals the amazing truth of the boy behind the golden mask.

      60 Mins

      Available for 28 days

    2. BBC Two

      Full Steam Ahead

      Episode 1

      New Series

      How the introduction of steam railways in the early 19th century changed Britain.

      59 Mins

      Available for 23 days

    1. BBC Two

      The Somme 1916 - From Both Sides of the Wire

      1. First Day - Erster Tag

      Historian Peter Barton explores the events leading up to the first day of the offensive.

      59 Mins

      Available for 20 days

    2. BBC Two

      Who Were the Greeks?

      Episode 2

      Dr Michael Scott explores how the legacies of the Ancient Greeks live on to this day.

      60 Mins

      Available for 28 days

    1. BBC Two

      Sacred Wonders of Britain

      Episode 2

      Neil Oliver goes in search of Bronze and Iron Age sites sacred to ancient Britons.

      59 Mins

      Available for 28 days

    2. BBC Two

      After Bannockburn

      1. War of the Three Kings, Part One

      The story of Robert the Bruce's invasion of English-occupied Ireland in 1315.

      60 Mins

      Available for 27 days

    1. BBC Four

      The Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich

      The story of Revelations of Divine Love, the first book written in English by a woman.

      60 Mins

      Available for 21 days

    2. BBC Four

      Timeshift

      Series 14: 5. The Nation's Railway: The Golden Age of British Rail

      Timeshift revisits Britain's railways during the era of nationalisation.

      60 Mins

      Available for 27 days

    1. BBC Two

      The Hairy Builder

      11. Roker Lighthouse

      Dave Myers is in Roker, Sunderland, to help restore the Roker Lighthouse and its pier.

      29 Mins

      Available for 27 days

    2. BBC Four

      The Fairytale Castles of King Ludwig II with Dan Cruickshank

      Examining the extravagant castles and palaces created by King Ludwig II of Bavaria.

      60 Mins

      Available for 23 days

    1. BBC Two

      The Hairy Builder

      12. Bramall Hall

      Dave Myers is in Stockport, Greater Manchester, at the stunning manor house Bramall Hall.

      29 Mins

      Available for 28 days

    2. BBC Two

      Inside Versailles

      Episode 7

      Professor Kate Williams and Greg Jenner look at Louis XIV's impact on the world of ballet.

      4 Mins

      Available for 22 days

    1. BBC Two

      Timewatch

      2008-2009: 5. The Last Day of World War One

      Michael Palin tells the stories of the last soldiers to die in the First World War.

      58 Mins

      Available for 21 days

    2. BBC Two

      Who Were the Greeks?

      Episode 1

      Classicist Dr Michael Scott uncovers the strange, alien world of the ancient Greeks.

      60 Mins

      Available for 21 days

    1. BBC

      Adam Curtis: Bitter Lake

      Exclusive

      A new, adventurous and epic film by Adam Curtis.

      137 Mins

      Available for over a year

    2. BBC Two

      Sacred Wonders of Britain

      Episode 1

      Neil Oliver goes in search of the very earliest stirrings of religion in Britain.

      60 Mins

      Available for 21 days