History - Highlights

    1. 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 27 days

    2. 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 25 days

    1. 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 27 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 24 days

    1. BBC Two

      The Somme 1916 - From Both Sides of the Wire

      1. First Day - Erster Tag

      New Series

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

      59 Mins

      Available for 24 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 29 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 24 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 26 days

    1. 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 25 days

    2. BBC Two

      The Last Days of Anne Boleyn

      Documentary exploring the dramatic downfall and execution of Anne Boleyn in 1536.

      60 Mins

      Available until Tue 8pm

    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 ALBA

      Alba

      Alba 1970s: 4. 1973

      The year's chart hits include Steely Dan's Reeling In the Years and Dolly Parton's Jolene.

      30 Mins

      Available for 25 days

    1. BBC ALBA

      Earrann Eachdraidh/History Shorts

      Episode 9

      History short looking at student life over the years.

      3 Mins

      Available for 25 days

    2. BBC One

      Seven Ages of Britain

      7. Age of Ambition

      A look at how the 20th century saw Britons upturning class hierarchies.

      60 Mins

      Available for 18 days

    1. BBC Two

      The Hairy Builder

      7. Lambeth Palace

      Dave Myers visits Lambeth Palace, helping to restore the Great Hall's ceiling.

      30 Mins

      Available for 25 days

    2. BBC Two

      The Hairy Builder

      6. Bradford City Hall

      Dave Myers is in Bradford helping to restore the spectacular Victorian City Hall.

      30 Mins

      Available for 24 days

    1. BBC Four

      Trainspotting Live

      Episode 3

      Dr Hannah Fry and Peter Snow explore the future of rail travel.

      59 Mins

      Available for 19 days

    2. BBC Four

      Timeshift

      Series 11: 7. Of Ice and Men

      How Antarctica fired the imagination of explorers, scientists, writers and photographers.

      60 Mins

      Available for 23 days