History - Highlights

    1. BBC Four

      King Alfred and the Anglo Saxons

      1. Alfred of Wessex

      King Alfred the Great fights a desperate guerrilla war in the marshes of Somerset.

      60 Mins

      Available for 26 days

    2. BBC Four

      Rome: A History of the Eternal City

      1. City of the Sacred

      Simon Sebag Montefiore investigates how the Romans worshipped and sacrificed to the gods.

      60 Mins

      Available for 26 days

    1. BBC Two

      London: The Modern Babylon

      Legendary director Julien Temple's time-travelling voyage to the heart of his hometown.

      125 Mins

      Available for 29 days

    2. BBC Four

      World War Two: 1942 and Hitler's Soft Underbelly

      David Reynolds asks why Britain spent much of the war fighting in north Africa and Italy.

      90 Mins

      Available for 24 days

    1. BBC Four

      All Aboard! The Country Bus

      A bus journey in real time through the iconic landscape of the Yorkshire Dales.

      120 Mins

      Available until Wed 10pm

    2. BBC One

      The Severn Bridge at 50: A High Wire Act

      Celebrating the 50th birthday of the Severn Bridge.

      29 Mins

      Available for 22 days

    1. BBC Two

      Restoration Home

      Series 3: Episode 8

      Geri and Kevin's dream home proves to be a nightmare, as costs spiral out of control.

      60 Mins

      Available for 28 days

    2. BBC Four

      Brushing up on...

      Series 2: 1. Miniature Britain

      A Lilliputian odyssey through all things titchy - from model trains to pint-sized cows.

      30 Mins

      Available for 26 days

    1. BBC Two

      Secret Knowledge

      The Living Mountain: A Cairngorms Journey

      The story of Nan Shepherd and her book, The Living Mountain.

      30 Mins

      Available for 27 days

    2. BBC Four

      Ian Hislop's Scouting for Boys

      Ian Hislop uncovers the story behind the book which launched the Scout movement.

      60 Mins

      Available for 25 days

    1. BBC Four

      Timeshift

      Series 14: 4. Battle for the Himalayas: The Fight to Film Everest

      How film-makers turned the conquest of Himalayan peaks into great propaganda.

      60 Mins

      Available for 27 days

    2. BBC Two

      Egyptian Journeys with Dan Cruickshank

      6. The Death of Ancient Egypt

      Dan discovers the truth about those responsible for the collapse of the civilisation.

      30 Mins

      Available for 18 days

    1. BBC One

      Grand Tours of the Scottish Islands

      Series 4: 3. Against the Odds: Out Skerries, Whalsay and Papa Stour

      Paul Murton explores Papa Stour, Whalsay and the Out Skerries.

      29 Mins

      Available for 24 days

    2. BBC Two

      Clydebuilt: The Ships That Made The Commonwealth

      3. Robert E Lee

      The story of the Robert E Lee, one of the most famous blockade-running paddle steamers.

      60 Mins

      Available for 26 days

    1. BBC Two

      New Town

      Documentary charting the planning and realisation of Edinburgh's New Town.

      60 Mins

      Available for 25 days

    2. BBC Four

      Brushing up on...

      Series 1: 4. British Factories

      Danny Baker ponders the British factory - the products, the people and the bosses.

      30 Mins

      Available for 25 days

    1. BBC Two

      Border Country: The Story of Britain's Lost Middleland

      Episode 2

      Rory Stewart tells the story of how Britain was torn in two, into England and Scotland.

      58 Mins

      Available for 21 days

    2. BBC Four

      Storyville

      2015-2016: 1. Himmler: The Decent One

      Film exposing a unique access to the life and mind of SS commander Heinrich Himmler.

      90 Mins

      Available until Sat 12:30am