1982 Falkland Islands

Join hosts Peter and Dan Snow for a look at the decisive conflicts of the 20th century. The intricacies of these crucial battlesstrategies, weapons,...

Death on the Nile

Throughout the ages civilizations have risen up and then disappeared. Traditionally, the disappearance of certain ancient civilizations has been left to the theologians and...

Episode 12 The Highlanders

Each half hour episode looks at a major fighting people or force and charts the reasons for their rise to dominance and subsequent fall....

Episode 4 The Spanish Armada

Battlefield Britain is about famous battles in the history of Great Britain. From Boudicca's destructive rebellion against the Romans to the incredible feats of...

Episode 1 War Comes To Britain

What was it like to live in Britain during the First World War? How did it change the countrydramatically, and permanently? Those are the...

Spartans 480 B.C. Thermopylae

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

Episode 2 The Heritage of Genghis Khan

They were skilful administratorsthe first global players who guaranteed the uninterrupted exchange of goods and ideas between the Orient and the West for nearly...

31 B.C. The Battle of Actium

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

Education

Never has a generation been so completely taken over by a totalitarian state as it was the case in Hitler's Third Reich at the...

Jason And The Golden Fleece

Michael Wood goes in search of four of the world's most famous myths. These gripping adventures take the viewer to some of the most...