Forbidden History

May 2020
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The Real James Bond (S5E4)

3.0 4 x
Jamie Theakston uncovers the world of James Bond. What real life details - if any - did Bond author Ian Fleming inject into his famous character?
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Hunt for Nazi Treasure (S5E3)

3.0 2 x
Jamie Theakston finds out what Hitler planned to do with his stolen art and discovers that he wanted an unusual item - a spear that pierced Jesus.
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The Stasi: Behind The Berlin Wall (S5E2)

3.0 2 x
Jamie Theakston looks behind the hidden remnants of this notorious symbol of division to tell the story of East Germany's State Security Service.
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Uncovering the Historical Jesus (S5E1)

3.0 3 x
Return of the history series. Jamie Theakston travels to Jerusalem to research and attempt to uncover the real story of Jesus Christ.
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The Death of Mussolini (S4E6)

3.0 3 x
Mystery still surrounds how fascist dictator Benito Mussolini met his end, before being hanged in Milan's Piazzale Loreto. Jamie Theakston seeks out answers.
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The Real Mary Magdalene (S4E5)

3.0 5 x
Mary Magdalene is a key figure in Christianity, having witnessed Jesus' death and resurrection. But was she really a prostitute? Jamie Theakston reveals all.
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The Secrets of the Murder Bureau (S4E3)

3.0 3 x
Jamie Theakston exposes a secret unit who murdered Bulgarian dissidents. One victim, Georgi Markov, was famously killed with a ricin-tipped umbrella.
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The Secrets of the Vatican Archives (S4E2)

4.0 3 x
The Vatican Secret Archives is a treasure trove of history that is shrouded in secrecy. Jamie Theakston heads to Rome in a bid to gain access.
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The Curse of Hitler's Executioner (S4E1)

3.0 3 x
Johann Reichhart was a German state executioner who killed around 3,000 people during WWII. Jamie Theakston uncovers more about this ruthless Nazi.
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In Search of the Real King Arthur (S3E6)

4.0 2 x
Knights, castles and round tables are all part of the enduring King Arthur legend. Is there any truth to it? Hear the various claims to his origins.
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