D-Day’s Sunken Secrets

On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe … More

Conspiracy Series (6 parts)

Documentary strand putting accepted versions of historical events under the microscope and getting to grips with conspiracy theories associated with … More

Diving With The Dinosaur Fish

Deep-sea documentaries often turn out to be disappointing TV spectacles, a mixture of silt, flashing lights and, occasionally, something slippery … More

Secrets Of Noah’s Ark

In 1948, a British pilot serving in Iraq acquired a clay tablet with an intriguing, 3,700 year-old inscription. The ancient … More

The Dambusters: Great Escape

Christened ‘The Beast’ by Churchill, Tirpitz was Nazi Germany’s most powerful and dangerous battleship. Protected by an elite squadron of … More

The Emperors Secret Garden

The extraordinary story of Qianlong’s Garden over three centuries of Chinese history, from its Imperial past to the fast-paced modern … More

Royal Secrets (12 parts)

“Royal Secrets” is a fascinating chronicle of human nature in power – its vices and virtues, strengths and failings. It … More

The Silver Pharaoh

The royal tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes I is one of the most spectacular of all the ancient Egyptian treasures even … More

Secrets From The Asylum

Reading that one of your Victorian ancestors was classified as a lunatic who should be confined in an asylum is … More

Secret Societies (3 parts)

The three-part documentary, ‘Secret Societies’, accompanies historian Dr Marian Füssel on his search for clues surrounding history’s most famous secret … More

Secret Of The U-110

It was the most important submarine capture of WWII, yet it remained a secret known only to a handful of … More

Birth Of The Oceans

When the Earth was being formed, it was too hot to include water in the mix. Scientists came to believe … More

The Joy Of Logic

A sharp, witty, mind-expanding and exuberant foray into the world of logic with computer scientist Professor Dave Cliff. Following in … More

The Joy Of Data

A witty and mind-expanding exploration of data, with mathematician Dr Hannah Fry. This high-tech romp reveals what data is and … More

Sex & The Swastika

The private lives of the Nazis is a tale of sordid self-fulfilment at total odds with official policy and the … More

Sex & The Cinema

Sex and the Cinema is a steamy trip through the looking glass of the camera lens, depicting how sexually charged … More

Sex & The Church (3 parts)

Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch explores how Christianity has shaped western attitudes to sex, gender and sexuality throughout history. 01 From Pleasure … More

Time (4 parts)

Michio Kaku discovers our sense of time passing and the clocks that drive our bodies. He reveals the forces of … More

Order & Disorder

Professor Jim Al-Khalili discovers the intriguing story of how we discovered the rules that drive the universe. 01 The Story … More

The Atom (3 parts)

In this three-part documentary series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of one of the greatest scientific discoveries ever: that … More

Absolute Zero

This two-part scientific detective tale tells the story of a remarkable group of pioneers who wanted to reach the ultimate … More

Understanding Time

Time – what is it? St. Augustine wrote, “What, then, is time? If no one asks me, I know. But … More

Sex In The Stone Age

A fragment of a pinky bone and a tooth twice the size of today’s average molar are the only remnants … More

Everything & Nothing

Two-part documentary which deals with two of the deepest questions there are – what is everything, and what is nothing? … More