History - Highlights

    1. BBC Two

      The Story of China

      3. The Golden Age

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      Michael Wood looks at the Song dynasty era, including its art, inventions and cuisine.

      First shown: 4 Feb 2016

    2. BBC Two

      Back in Time for the Weekend

      1. The 50s

      New Series

      59

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      The Ashby Hawkins family enter the 50s, saying goodbye to their TV and hello to a piano.

      First shown: 2 Feb 2016

    1. BBC Two

      The Story of China

      1. Ancestors

      59

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      Michael Wood joins the Qin family reunion as they gather to worship their ancestors.

      First shown: 21 Jan 2016

    2. BBC Four

      The Crusades: A Timewatch Guide

      60

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      How television's telling of the Crusades has changed over the last 60 years.

      First shown: 3 Feb 2016

    1. BBC Two

      The Story of China

      2. Silk Roads and China Ships

      59

      Mins

      Michael Wood looks at China's first great international age under the Tang Dynasty.

      First shown: 28 Jan 2016

    2. BBC Four

      How the Celts Saved Britain

      1. A New Civilisation

      60

      Mins

      How the Irish saved Britain from cultural oblivion during the Dark Ages of 400-800AD.

      First shown: 25 May 2009

    1. BBC Two

      Russia's Lost Princesses

      1. The Gilded Cage

      60

      Mins

      The childhood of Tsar Nicholas II's four daughters and their relationship with Rasputin.

      First shown: 21 Aug 2014

    2. BBC Four

      Goya Exposed with Jake Chapman

      30

      Mins

      Jake Chapman explores why Goya's Disasters of War etchings are so central to his own art.

      First shown: 10 Jan 2016

    1. BBC

      Adam Curtis: Bitter Lake

      Exclusive

      137

      Mins

      A new, adventurous and epic film by Adam Curtis.

      First shown: 25 Jan 2015

    2. BBC Four

      Tales from the Royal Bedchamber

      60

      Mins

      Documentary about the rituals and secrets of the royal bedchamber.

      First shown: 5 Aug 2013

    1. BBC Two

      King George and Queen Mary: The Royals Who Rescued the Monarchy

      1. King George V

      57

      Mins

      How the innovations of unlikely moderniser King George V helped rescue the monarchy.

      First shown: 3 Jan 2012

    2. BBC Four

      Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in...

      2. The Middle Ages

      60

      Mins

      Documentary looking at the clash between luxury and Christianity in medieval Europe.

      First shown: 4 Jul 2011

    1. BBC Four

      Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History

      2. A World Turned Upside Down

      60

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      The story of shipwrecks moves into the Georgian age, when Britain ruled the waves.

      First shown: 9 Dec 2013

    2. BBC Four

      Britain on Film

      Series 2: 7. The Home Front

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      How 1960s Britain tried to solve housing shortages and rebuild shattered cities.

      First shown: 17 Sep 2013