Forbidden History

Series 3
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Series 3, Episode 2 - The Man in the Iron Mask

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The identity of the Man in the Iron Mask, a nameless prisoner held during the rule of Louis XIV, is an enduring mystery. Jamie Theakston unravels the enigma.
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Series 3, Episode 4 - Hitler: Suicide or Survivor?

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April 30, 1945. Adolf Hitler kills himself as the Allies close on Berlin. Or did he? Jamie Theakston posits the shocking theory that the Fuhrer escaped.
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Series 3, Episode 1 - The Real Ark of the Covenant

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An Ethiopian church claims to be housing the Ark of the Covenant. But is their assertion to be believed? Join Jamie Theakston as he ascertains the truth.
Series 2
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Series 2, Episode 6 - The Genius of Nikola Tesla

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Jamie Theakston brings to light the life and work of enigmatic inventor Nikola Tesla. Conspiracy theorists believe that the Serb was hushed up - but why?
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Series 2, Episode 5 - Top Secret Nazi UFOs

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Jamie Theakston investigates the curious claim that the Nazis started to build flying saucers during WWII. Hear the startling truth behind a historical legend.
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Series 2, Episode 4 - The Oracles

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Jamie Theakston journeys to Greece and Italy to hear the truth about oracles. These mysterious figures - such as the one at Delphi - reputedly spoke the word of the gods.
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Series 2, Episode 3 - The Illuminati

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Jamie Theakston sheds light on the ultra-secretive Rosicrucian Order, whose members included Leonardo Da Vinci and Isaac Newton. Are they the real-life 'illuminati'?
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Series 2, Episode 2 - The Holy Grail

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Can Jamie Theakston solve history's most enduring mystery? Visiting Glastonbury, Wales, Valencia and NYC, he inspects four goblets that could be the Holy Grail itself.
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Series 2, Episode 1 - The Lost Secrets of Petra

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Petra was the capital of the Nabataean kingdom - do riches lie undetected in its hidden tombs? Find out as Jamie Theakston decodes this historical riddle.
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Series 1, Episode 6 - The Secrets of the Alchemists

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The magic and mystery of alchemy is revealed as Jamie Theakston meets a 'potion maker' and hears about London's alchemic roots from author Joy Hancox.
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