Episode 4 All The World Is Human

The Spanish conquest of the Americas in the sixteenth century was one of the most cataclysmic events in history. Spanish expeditions had to endure...

Attila the Hun 451 A.D. Battle of Chalon

Decisive Battles of the Ancient World presents the 13 defining points of ancient warfare moments that altered the course of history and shaped the...

Hidden Temples of Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat one of the wonders of the ancient world rises from the Cambodian jungle. The magnificent temples and gigantic reservoirs built by the...

Episode 1 Edward VI

Channel 4 Written and presented by Dr David Starkeythis is the compelling story of two of England's most striking monarchs a brother and sister,...

Norwegian Resistance Fighters

The ultimate success or failure of many of the battles of World War II boiled down to men and machines locked in a fight...

An Acquiring Mind Philippe de Montebello and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The extraordinary legacy of Philippe de Montebellowho served for 31 years as Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. During his tenure, Mr. de...

Luxury in the Middle Ages

Luxury isn't always a question of the expensive and beautiful for the rich and powerful it's always been much more and more important than...

1914 A.D. The Shot That Started the Great War

Each turning point in history has behind it a story and a set of principal characters whose dilemmas and conflicts form its dramatic coreand...

Eichmann Bureaucrat of Murder / The Exterminator

Hitler's Henchmen and Hitler's Warriors paints portraits of the men who consolidated Hitler's reign and turned his plans into action. They wove the complicities...

Episode 2 Wales

Medieval art historian Dr Alixe Bovey uses the oldest surviving route map of Britain to make a series of journeys through Britain in the...