Episode 11 The Wrong Empire

From the dawn of civilization to the 20th centuryA History of Britain re-animates familiar tales and illuminates overlooked aspects of England's past. Hosted by...

Episode 4 The End

Napoleon tells the story of the emperor who was also soldier lover and statesman a towering historical figure riddled with contradictions. The mini series...

The White Chapel Murders

This is a modern detective story and it's the story of a clue the world once knew but then forgot about or covered up....

Episode 9 This Land is Our Land

Ten thought - provoking episodes bring a fresh perspective to Scotland's past and challenges many of the perceived notions of Scottish history. Using the...

Episode 1 Engines of Change

At the time of Queen Victoria's birth in 1819England was an agrarian society. Within a few short decades it would be transformed into an...

Victorian Sex Explorer

Actor and writer Rupert Everett takes a revealing and witty journeyretracing the steps of one of his great heroes the infamous author, Victorian explorer...

Episode 20 The Sioux Warriors of the Plains

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 3 Moral Crusade

At the time of Queen Victoria's birth in 1819England was an agrarian society. Within a few short decades it would be transformed into an...

Episode 2 Human Bondage

In The Ascent of Money Niall Ferguson traces the evolution of money and demonstrates that financial history is the essential back story behind all...

Kiss of Death

For a thousand years kings and queens of europe had absolute powerbut absolute power corrupts absolutely. Greed, revenge, sex and madness, witchcraft, murder. Every...