The most compelling stories from world history on BBC Four.
Professor Alice Roberts re-examines key archaeological sites of prehistoric Britain.
Lucy Worsley uncovers the myths written about the English Reformation.
Wartime memories and experiences seen through the cinematic eye of Harry Birrell.
The story of the Birmingham Irish told through film archive and personal memories.
The pioneering project in 1945 to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust.
Catherine of Aragon passionately defended her position as Henry pressed for annulment.
Amateur footage that offers new insights into life in Germany during World War II.
Christmas, 1648. Charles I is under arrest and Parliament plots to try him for treason.
In the midst of terror in 1942, starving musicians performed Shostakovich's 7th Symphony.
A secret location in the Cotswolds gives up a very precious and fragile artefact.
William Dalrymple reveals an affair between a British officer and a Mughal princess.
Recounting the stories of people affected by the border between Ireland and the UK.
Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, John Simpson examines his reports.
A search for the truth behind the plane crash that killed a UN secretary-general in 1961.
Spymaster William Cecil must stop Catholic assassins after the queen is declared a heretic
Edward cuts sister Mary out of the line of succession and leaves the throne to Jane.
How books by Tyndale, Cranmer and Foxe defined the Reformation in England.
Chris Packham uncovers the secrets revealed by the DNA of Orkney's unique vole.
Ian Hislop explores two of Britain's most inspiring monarchs, King Arthur and King Alfred.
The story of Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots's rivalry, in their own words.
King Alfred the Great fights a desperate guerrilla war in the marshes of Somerset.
Professor Joann Fletcher explores life as a woman of power in ancient Egypt.
Dr Clare Jackson argues the case that the Stuarts were Britain's defining royal family.
The art and literature of Georgian Britain revealed a nation openly and shockingly rude.