Historian, Joann Fletcher explores the hitherto downplayed role that women took in the running of state and, indeed, in shaping ever...
Lost Worlds investigates the very latest archaeological finds at three remote and hugely significant sites – Angkor Wat, Troy...
The Spartans chronicles the rise and fall of one of the most extreme civilisations the world has ever witnessed. A civilization that...
In the first episode, Professor Joann Fletcher goes in search of the building blocks of Egyptian civilisation and finds out what mad...
She’s probably the most controversial woman in Chinese history – Wu Zetian, who rose from lowly concubine to become the only woman i...
The truth of the damning charges made against this great race. They invented the alphabet and modern navigation and introduced wine...
Two thousand years ago one of history’s most notorious individuals was born. Professor Mary Beard embarks on an investigative...
Equinox brings us this investigation of a mystery that is baffling Egyptologists. The case calls into question whole areas of accept...
No shortlist of the greatest generals in history would be complete with out the name of Hannibal. This film shows why he was both fe...