The most compelling stories from world history on BBC Four.
Lucy Worsley takes us behind closed doors at three treasure-filled royal palaces.
Elizabeth Frood shares the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb as it happened - in colour.
Ian Hislop's provocative take on 200 years of fake news, its causes and consequences.
At the beginning of 1945, Berlin remains under the spell of the Nazi promise of salvation.
An exploration of the first three years of Britain's biggest criminal manhunt.
Neil Oliver recounts the 17th-century conflict between royalist clans and parliamentarians
Tracing Mrs Thatcher’s startling rise to power and her Iron Lady image in the 1970s.
How the changing technology of writing has shaped the course of world history.
Ben Robinson unlocks the ancient roots of the Northumberland village of Warkworth.
Stella Rimington explores our love-hate relationship with Russia over the past 150 years.
An exploration of Queen Victoria's tempestuous relationship with Prince Albert.
Christmas, 1648. Charles I is under arrest and Parliament plots to try him for treason.
The story of Britain during World War II, told through the cine films of ordinary people.
How the early 80s saw new forces of choice and consumerism radically reshape British life.
How the castle became a weapon with which unruly barons challenged the Crown.
Documentary telling the story of the Berlin Wall and its impact on Berliners' lives.
A look at what life was like for Birmingham’s Caribbean community in the postwar years.
Documentary about the collaboration between Winston Churchill and Alexander Korda.
Documentary discovering how our medieval forebears built the wonders of their world.
The story of a pioneering black British footballer who died heroically in WWI.
The story of the 1773 highland migrants who left Scotland to settle in Nova Scotia.
How the great icons of British Gothic architecture were all created by one family.
The story of Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin and the 245 days that brought them to supreme power
How America's three great mountain ranges challenged the westward push of the pioneers.