Before Covid-19, a hit exhibition on Tutankhamun was attracting record crowds.
BBC News Channel
The history podcast for people who don't like history... and those who do.
BBC Radio 4
The story of a remarkable figure from Welsh rugby who was a prisoner of war in Japan.
BBC Radio Wales
A reconstruction of the devastating impact of the first atomic bomb used in an act of war.
Kevin Magee investigates the true story behind rumours of a Nazi spy in Donegal in 1937.
BBC Two Northern Ireland
Sùil air obair shònraichte an sàr shloinntear Bill Lawson.
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal
Phil Carradice presents the testimonies of the Welsh men affected by National Service.
The untold story of Hazel Hill - and her crucial role in the design of the Spitfire.
The story of Jane Wilde, poet, nationalist and mother of Oscar.
Elizabeth Frood shares the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb as it happened - in colour.
Broadcaster and journalist Samira Ahmed reveals the remarkable story of Iran.
50 years on: the fire that ravaged the Britannia Bridge and its remarkable transformation.
BBC One Wales
Series on the flu pandemic that devastated much of the planet just over 100 years ago.
How wartime experiences have informed the dynamics of families in subsequent generations.
Before a plane could save a country, the people had to build it
BBC World Service
The BBC's Steve Rosenberg explores how Moscow views the tumultuous events of 1989.
Fun history lessons for all the family, presented by Horrible Histories' Greg Jenner.
Author Chris McQueer explores the lives of great Scots who have been deemed noteworthy.
Cora Bissett reveals the hilarious history of Caledonian cursing.
The story of the 1970 Miss World protest that kickstarted a feminist revolution.
Simon Jenkins presents a challenging personal view of the economics of contemporary Wales.
Stanley Tucci imagines the history of modern California as a Hollywood screenplay.
Lucy Worsley dispels the myths behind some of the key moments in British royal history.
A major film inspired by the book Lost Lives, which records every death in the Troubles.
BBC One Northern Ireland
Guto Harri explores the event that shaped Welsh art and literature for a generation.
Huw Edwards presents coverage of a unique commemoration to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Lilo and her husband Erich Gloeden hid Jews from the Nazis in wartime Berlin
A candid look at what life was really like for those living in Germany under Hitler.
The story of 106-year-old Boris Pahor, a concentration camp survivor.
Ydy cwymp Wal Berlin yn 1989 yn taflu goleuni newydd ar wleidyddiaeth heddiw?
BBC Radio Cymru
The story behind the invitation to 50 Americans to visit Iran during the hostage crisis.
Journalist Malcolm Jack tells a little-known story from the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Pupils from around Scotland delve into local history and produce their own documentary.
BBC Radio Scotland
A French diary of the summer of 1939 reveals how far war was from the mind of its author.
Documentary series offering new insights into the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
How Hitler and the Nazis seized power in Germany and ushered in the death of democracy.
Duncan Weldon tells the story of the economic issues behind the start of World War Two.
A uniquely personal journey on the 50th anniversary of the deployment of British troops.
A special documentary celebrating the anniversary of the moon landing.
Allan Little explores how hatred has been stoked and manipulated throughout history
David Olusoga opens secret government files to explore the Windrush scandal.
The irresistible rise and dramatic downfall of Margaret Thatcher.
Lucy Worsley explores Queen Victoria's reign through significant encounters.
A cinematic tribute to those who suffered loss as a result of the Northern Irish conflict.
Historian Zareer Masani examines the details and lasting impact of the Amritsar Massacre.
Ten essays on how this remarkable decade shaped the world in which we now live.
Bettany Hughes explores the long and fascinating history of the god Mars.
Lucas Laursen examines the long shadow cast by the Civil War on modern Spain today.
Journey through the news, music and TV through the decades.
The story of our times, told by the people who were there.