Documentary that reveals the secret story behind one of the greatest intellectual feats of World War II, a feat that gave birth to the digital age. In 1943, a 24-year-old maths ...
History Series. In January, the MSC Napoli ran aground, spilling its cargo on Branscombe beach in Devon. The public were delighted, but the authorities were determined to police ...
With unprecedented access to gang members' memoirs, family archives and recently released police records, Timewatch goes in search of the true story of Bonnie and Clyde.
Historian Bettany Hughes unravels one of the most intriguing mysteries of all time. She presents a series of geological, archaeological and historical clues to show that the leg ...
Former Scotland Yard commander Richard Cullen re-opens the murder case of Grigori Rasputin in St Petersburg in 1916. He uncovers new evidence linking the British secret service ...
Documentary which looks at how, during WWII, the Americans tried to get inside the mind of Hitler by ordering a team of Harvard psychologists to draw up a profile of him.
Archaeologists Tony Wilmott and Dan Garner lead us through three months of hard graft, excavating Britain's largest Roman amphitheatre in Chester.
Timewatch joins the crew and passengers on board Britain's favourite ship as the QE2 leaves Southampton for the last time and glides gracefully into retirement after over 4 ...
An investigation into a radical theory that Stonehenge, far from being a place of burial as is commonly assumed, was in fact a place of healing - a kind of Bronze Age Lourdes.
Vanessa Collingridge travels in the footsteps of legendary explorer Captain James Cook to uncover the forces that drove him to success - and ultimately to his own death.