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WW1: The First Modern War

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  1. Morning

  2. 6:30AM

    Vietnam: The Two Wars

    On Air

    Vietnam's history of conflict began long before the war with the United States. This programme examines the origins of unrest in Vietnam, unrest that began with the uneasy establishment of this small country as a French colony and its subsequent inva

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  3. 8:30AM

    Secrets of Ancient Empires

    This is the story of mankind's odyssey - the epic saga of the development and evolution of man and his world from the dark days of prehistory to the glories of the Roman Empire. Computer animations illustrate these empires as they once were.

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  4. 9:30AM

    Time Team

    Time Team travel to Alfoldean in Sussex to uncover a Roman coaching inn, and the story of the whole settlement. Atrocious weather and the sheer scale of the site push the team's resources to the limits.

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  5. 10:30AM

    Time Team

    Tony Robinson and his intrepid team of archaeologists head off the beaten track in Lincolnshire to discover why a metal-detector enthusiast has discovered hundreds of Roman and Iron Age artefacts in a muddy field. Add to that the mysterious Roman col

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  6. 11:30AM

    The Unseen Time Team Specials

    Tony and the Team join a group of archaeologists as they dig the site of William Shakespeare's house, New Place, in Stratford-upon-Avon. There's little of it above ground now, but records show it was Tudor Stratford's biggest private home, with up to

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  7. Daytime

  8. 12:30PM

    The Forgotten General

    This is a documentary which charts the life and career of Major-General Sir Andrew Hamilton Russell, Commander of the NZ Mounted Rifles at Gallipoli and overall Commander of the 20,000 strong NZ Division on the Western Front in World War I. Based on

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  9. 1:30PM

    Hitler's Henchmen

    Hitler's Henchmen is a series portraying the men who aided Adolf Hitler in his rise to power and serviced the infernal machinery of the Third Reich. With the use of newly discovered archive footage and interviews with surviving family members of Nazi

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  10. 2:30PM

    Dogfights

    In the fighter pilot business, they say speed is life. Speed means the ability to manoeuvre. Speed is the initiative in a dogfight, with the speed advantage you can almost always outperform and out think your opponent. From the era of piston-driven,

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  11. 3:30PM

    Dead Men's Secrets

    Examine the failed plots to assassinate the Nazi leader - and explore what might have happened had they succeeded.

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  12. 4:30PM

    Secrets of Ancient Empires

    This is the story of mankind's odyssey - the epic saga of the development and evolution of man and his world from the dark days of prehistory to the glories of the Roman Empire. Computer animations illustrate these empires as they once were.

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  13. 5:30PM

    Time Team

    Tony and the team journey to Applecross in the north west of Scotland to excavate a broch, a monumental stone tower that was amongst one of the largest Iron Age structures in Britain.

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  14. Evening

  15. 6:30PM

    Time Team

    For the final episode of the 2008 series, the team heads to the village of Portskewett in South Wales to investigate a field which is intriguingly named Harold's Field. Local legend has it that King Harold built a hunting lodge there the year before

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  16. 7:30PM

    The Plantagenets

    Ruling for over 300 years as Kings of England, Dukes of France and Counts of Anjou, the Plantagenets were one of Europe's most dysfunctional yet longest ruling royal dynasties. Although ultimately driven by the wealth and glory a crown brought, they

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  17. 8:30PM

    The Medici

    Withstanding attacks from bitter enemies, including the Pope, Cosimo's young grandson Lorenzo becomes a driving force of the Renaissance. When his beloved brother is assassinated, his supporters take instant revenge on those that stand against the Me

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  18. 9:30PM

    Hitler's Lost Soldier

    The story of Georg Gartner is that of man forced by the terrible circumstances of World War II to lead a double life - while in the process losing his true identity. Captured by the allies in 1943 and shipped to America, a daring escape 2 years later

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  19. 10:30PM

    Guns of Infamy: The Twentieth Century

    We examine a number of incidents where guns were used by 20th century assassins, including the murders of Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, Charles Whitman and John Lennon.

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  20. 10:30PM

    Tales of the Gun

    We examine a number of incidents where guns were used by 20th century assassins, including the murders of Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, Charles Whitman and John Lennon.

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  21. 11:30PM

    The Wehrmacht

    Hitler's army thundered through Europe from 1939 to 1945 and brought needless death and destruction to the continent. What was it like to serve in this army? To conduct one of the bloodiest wars in history? To occupy half of Europe and yet to suffer

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  22. Late Night

  23. 12:30AM

    History's Raiders

    In April 1918, a flotilla of British warships set sail from Dover bound for the port of Zeebrugge on the German-occupied Belgian coast. Their mission - to prevent German U-boats stationed there from entering the North Sea and Atlantic. Led by the cru

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  24. 1:30AM

    The Lost Evidence

    December 16, 1944: In the frozen forests of the Ardennes, Belgium, a vast German assault force crashes against the weakest point in the American lines. Three German armies have been amassed in total secrecy with one sole aim - to send the Allies back

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  25. 2:30AM

    Tanks

    After the calamitous defeat at Dunkirk during 1940, there were less than 100 tanks left in Britain. The Vauxhall Company were given just one year to design, develop and manufacture a replacement for the Matilda II. Rushed in to service by a desperate

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  26. 3:30AM

    The Plantagenets

    Ruling for over 300 years as Kings of England, Dukes of France and Counts of Anjou, the Plantagenets were one of Europe's most dysfunctional yet longest ruling royal dynasties. Although ultimately driven by the wealth and glory a crown brought, they

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  27. 4:30AM

    The Medici

    Withstanding attacks from bitter enemies, including the Pope, Cosimo's young grandson Lorenzo becomes a driving force of the Renaissance. When his beloved brother is assassinated, his supporters take instant revenge on those that stand against the Me

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  28. 5:30AM

    Hitler's Lost Soldier

    The story of Georg Gartner is that of man forced by the terrible circumstances of World War II to lead a double life - while in the process losing his true identity. Captured by the allies in 1943 and shipped to America, a daring escape 2 years later

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