2001-2002: The Victorian Way of Death: From Body Snatching to Burning...

3.0 5 x
Dan Cruickshank investigates the circumstances and rituals surrounding death in Victorian Britain. He unearths some bizarre tales of sinister bodysnatchers and stolen corpses.
Episodes 2018

September 16, 2015

Expired 3.0 1 x
Michael Palin tells the story of how the First World War ended on 11th November 1918 and reveals the shocking truth that soldiers continued to be killed in battle for many hours after the armistice had been signed. Recounting the events of the days and hours leading up to that last morning, Palin tells the personal stories...

September 13, 2018

4.0 6 x
September 13, 2018 of the TV-show Timewatch was broadcast by BBC4 on Thursday 13 September 2018 at 22:00.

May 21, 2018

4.0 14 x
May 21, 2018 of the TV-show Timewatch was broadcast by BBC4 on Monday 21 May 2018 at 20:00.
Episodes 2017

November 7, 2017

4.0 15 x
November 7, 2017 of the TV-show Timewatch was broadcast by BBC4 on Tuesday 7 November 2017 at 22:00.

May 27, 2017

Expired 3.0 16 x
In 1943, Noor Inayat Khan became the first female wireless operator to be sent into wartorn France. Betrayed, captured and tortured, hear how Noor remained defiant to the end.

April 16, 2017

Expired 3.0 10 x
9am, 20th January 1607. A massive wave devastated the counties of the Bristol Channel. It came without warning, sweeping all before it. The flooding stretched inland as far as the Glastonbury Tor. 200 square miles of Somerset, Devon, Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire were inundated. Up to 2,000 people died. Yet for 400 year...

June 30, 2015

Expired 3.0 7 x
Edward Mannock VC and James McCudden VC rose from modest backgrounds to become two of Britain's greatest fighter aces in World War One.

March 6, 2017

Expired 3.0 10 x
The story of how an unassuming little girl rose to be the most powerful woman in the world. At her birth few believed Princess Victoria would ascend the throne, but a number of untimely deaths and the failure of her uncles to father any children meant that Victoria became heiress to the British throne. The battle between h...

April 6, 2016

Expired 3.0 6 x
In the late 18th century, Captain James Cook led three great voyages of discovery which pushed the borders of the British Empire to the ends of the earth. In just over a decade, his ability as a navigator and chartmaker would add one-third to the map of the known world. For many he was the greatest explorer in history, but...
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