History Shows

Air Combat

Air Combat

Air Combat covers the history of military aviation from World War I to the present day, focusing on famous aerial engagements, heroic pilots and a dramatic array of aircraft from Harrier Jump Jets to B-52 Bombers.
25 Videos
Beyond
Combat at Sea

Combat at Sea

Combat at Sea combines exciting archival and modern footage with superior reporting to relive great sea battles, explore naval strategy and counter-strategy, and tell the stories of mighty warships and the men who commanded them.
13 Videos
Beyond
Devil’s Brigade

Devil’s Brigade

Modern-day Special Forces troops from the US and Canada are brought together to train using the same methods and equipment as the First Special Service Force in the 1940s. Upon completion of the training, only those who pass will be ordered to reenact one of the key European FSSF missions in the Second World War.
4 Videos
Monarch
ANYDOKO Shorts

ANYDOKO Shorts

The best pieces of the world in bite-size format.
2 Videos
ANYDOKO
The Gweilo

The Gweilo

Explore the best of Asia with The Gweilo.
2 Videos
ANYDOKO
Imagineering

Imagineering

Redesigning the everyday - BBC Future works with top designers to rethink common objects and offer 21st Century solutions.
2 Videos
BBC Future
Australian Adventurer

Australian Adventurer

Discover the best of Down Under.
1 Video
ANYDOKO
This Is

This Is

Cinematic snapshots of our favourite places.
1 Video
ANYDOKO
Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Renowned inventors, scientists and futurologists describe the big idea that they want to solve and how it can transform the world.
1 Video
BBC Future
Ben Cropp's Wild Australia

Ben Cropp's Wild Australia

Ben Cropp swapped spear gun for camera in 1962, after winning six Australian spear fishing titles and representing Australia at the world titles.
1 Video
Viewlorium

History Videos

Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes tells his favourite tales from the Middle East

Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes tells his favourite tales from the Middle East

Born in England in 1944, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been named the “world’s greatest living explorer,” by the Guinness Book of Records.
Euronews
How are local bookshops helping to revive Iraq’s literary community?

How are local bookshops helping to revive Iraq’s literary community?

Despite years of war, censorship and dictatorships in Iraq, authors and intellectuals have determinedly gathered to exchange ideas and share their experiences.
Euronews
Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams

Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams

Energetic Cambridge Professor Simon Schaffer brings to life the untold story of early robots – called androids or automata – extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life.
TVF Media
60mins
The Real Sherlock Holmes

The Real Sherlock Holmes

For the first time, the fascinating hidden side of Holmes’ legacy is revealed through exclusive interviews – including BBC ‘Sherlock’ creator Mark Gatiss – reconstructions and memorable clips from popular Sherlock productions.
TVF Media
Liliana Segre: Auschwitz survivor talks about her experience

Liliana Segre: Auschwitz survivor talks about her experience

Segre was deported from Italy to Auschwitz in 1944 when she was 13 years-old. She was one of 776 Italian children under the age of 14 who were sent to the Nazi concentration camp. Only 25 survived
Euronews
9mins
’Palace of the Nation’: Qasr Al Watan attracts visitors to Abu Dhabi

’Palace of the Nation’: Qasr Al Watan attracts visitors to Abu Dhabi

One of the UAE’s latest cultural landmarks, Qasr Al Watan, is a place that translates from Arabic to mean, the ‘Palace of the Nation’.
Euronews
12mins
‘Artefact detectives’ in Iraq aim to end the theft of their history

‘Artefact detectives’ in Iraq aim to end the theft of their history

A group of amateur ‘artefact detectives’ in Iraq are on a mission to return countless historical items taken from their country over the years.
Euronews
4mins
Archaeologists & filmmakers dig up the past of UAE’s Shamash temple

Archaeologists & filmmakers dig up the past of UAE’s Shamash temple

The lost port city of Ed Dur, once buried in sand, was discovered in the 1970s in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain in the United Arab Emirates.
Euronews
3mins
Battle of the Bulge heroes remembered 75 after epic World War Two campaign

Battle of the Bulge heroes remembered 75 after epic World War Two campaign

Seventy-five years after the wooded hills of the Ardennes saw the bloody turning point of World War II, US and European leaders gather to pay their respects.
AFP
2mins
Understanding Your Roots: one man's journey to meet his birth father

Understanding Your Roots: one man's journey to meet his birth father

In Los Angeles, Joel prepares to meet his birth father, a man missing from his life since he was a very young boy, living in the Philippines. First, he investigates what it means to be Filipino in the US and visits a community in Stanton where tra...
World Nomads
13mins
Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

During her time in Northern Ireland, Penelope visits one of the lesser known royal residencies; Hillsborough Castle.
TVF Media
47mins
Wales

Wales

In Wales, Penelope explores the regal links of the Pembrokeshire corgis and the Royal harpist.
TVF Media
47mins
Scotland

Scotland

The second episode sees Penelope delve into the drama which surrounded Mary Queen of Scots at The Palace of Holyroodhouse.
TVF Media
47mins
England

England

Penelope starts her journey in England, at the Queen’s much-loved residence, Windsor Castle.
TVF Media
47mins
Step into history in a pair of Napoleon's boots

Step into history in a pair of Napoleon's boots

Ever wanted to be a dictator? Here's how to take the first steps, and you'll need the right footwear.
Euronews
A wild treasure hunt is the best way to see this SA mining town

A wild treasure hunt is the best way to see this SA mining town

The biggest diamond in the world was mined in Cullinan, and those who live there won't let you forget it.
24.com
2mins
A day in Pretoria

A day in Pretoria

There's a lot to do and see in the Jacaranda City, but here are some of the best parts to do in a day - from Freedom Park to Menlyn Maine.
24.com
3mins
Game of Thrones tapestry exhibition draws huge crowds in France

Game of Thrones tapestry exhibition draws huge crowds in France

The tapestry was made with the same material used to make the costumes for the show.
Euronews
2mins
Mata Hari: The Naked Spy

Mata Hari: The Naked Spy

A hundred years ago, Mata Hari faced the firing squad as a convicted German spy. Was she a dangerous spy, whose boldness and sexuality threatened the establishment, or a victim entangled in a climate of blame and desperation as WWI dragged on?
Java Films
78mins
Online Dating is Desegregating America

Online Dating is Desegregating America

Online dating has brought together millions of couples and is one of the biggest social transformations in human history.
Stringr
1min
A walking tour around Cape Town's Bo-Kaap

A walking tour around Cape Town's Bo-Kaap

Walk through the most colourful neighbourhood in South Africa's Mother City.
24.com
2mins
Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11 is a powerful mix. A visual timeline of the events together with moving stories of courage and conviction.
Switch
The JFK Assassination

The JFK Assassination

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963 at the age of 46.
Switch
24mins
Dalai Lama "Enlightened"

Dalai Lama "Enlightened"

His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, is the spiritual leader of Tibetʼs people, and exiled government. He established the Tibetan government in northern India in 1959, but has been a voice for peace all over the world, not just within his own land.
Switch
50mins
ANZACS In the Face of War

ANZACS In the Face of War

ANZACS In the Face of War' presents a cultural snapshot of of Australia and New Zealand at the outbreak of war.
Switch
52mins
Osama Bin Laden: War on Terror

Osama Bin Laden: War on Terror

Osama bin Laden: War on Terror is at times an unnerving, dramatic and powerful re-telling of the events leading up to and surrounding the death of the worlds most wanted man.
Switch
49mins
Discover Terceira: A Portuguese island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean

Discover Terceira: A Portuguese island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean

While you may have heard about the Azores archipelago, you probably have never heard of one of its most stunning islands - Tercecira.
24.com
4mins
Walking in the footsteps of African royalty on an island in Portugal

Walking in the footsteps of African royalty on an island in Portugal

On the Azores island of Terceira, a piece of forgotten African history tells a story of identity stripped away and the longing for a faraway homeland.
24.com
3mins
Tulbagh Remembers: It's been 50 years since South Africa's most devastating earthquake

Tulbagh Remembers: It's been 50 years since South Africa's most devastating earthquake

The Witzenberg town of Tulbagh will be holding a commemorative event in September for the 50 year anniversary of the earthquake.
24.com
The Kiss of Death on Le Morne

The Kiss of Death on Le Morne

The Slave Monument at the foots of the Le Morne Mountain on Mauritius tells a unique story about slavery that links up to other sites around the continent.
24.com
1min
Why should you visit Chernobyl?

Why should you visit Chernobyl?

An apocalyptic landscape, the site in Ukraine is one of the most famous dark tourism sites in the world.
24.com
1min
The story of the Rieldans

The story of the Rieldans

The Rieldans is one of the oldest forms of dancing in South Africa, and some of the top troupes hail from the Cederberg region in the Western Cape.
24.com
2mins
Explore Ancient Egypt

Explore Ancient Egypt

You can see the beginning of human civilisation in the country with some of the world's oldest monuments.
24.com
2mins
Australia's Top 5 Most Stunning Hidden Destinations

Australia's Top 5 Most Stunning Hidden Destinations

If you're looking for some little-known spots in Australia to explore, then you've come to the right place! We've complied the exclusive, top 5 list to figure out the very bets of the best in secret destinations!
Where To
1min
Australia's Top 5 Most Scenic Drives

Australia's Top 5 Most Scenic Drives

What's better than an old fashioned road trip? Australia has no shortage of incredible, scenic drives spread all throughout the country! Here's a comprehensive list of the top five!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Best Art Galleries & Cultural Museums In Western Australia

The Top 5 Best Art Galleries & Cultural Museums In Western Australia

Are you looking for a truly enriching, educational and cultural experience? Look no further than this list of incredible art, culture and historic institutions you can find in the stunning state of Western Australia!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Most Beautiful Secret & Botanical Gardens In Western Australia!

The Top 5 Most Beautiful Secret & Botanical Gardens In Western Australia!

Western Australia is home so so many incredible natural landmarks and scenic spots, and what's better than a stunning secret garden to bask in the beauty of nature? Check out our list of the very best secret and botanical gardens in WA!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Most Luxurious Day Spas In Africa!

The Top 5 Most Luxurious Day Spas In Africa!

If you're looking for a unique, relaxation experience then you've come to the right place! We've compiled a list of all the very best day spas you'll find in Africa... Say goodbye to stress cause these incredible spas will change your life.
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Best Lookout & Scenic Spots In Africa

The Top 5 Best Lookout & Scenic Spots In Africa

Looking for the picture perfect spot to gaze out at the natural surroundings of Africa? We've got you covered with this top five list of the very best spots, you'll just have to add to your bucket list!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Best Inventions Straight Out Of Africa!

The Top 5 Best Inventions Straight Out Of Africa!

Some of the worlds most innovative inventions and discoveries have come straight of out Africa! Here's a top five list of all the very best ones!
Where To
The Top 5 Most Amazing Hertitage & Historic Sites In Africa!

The Top 5 Most Amazing Hertitage & Historic Sites In Africa!

Africa is absolutely brimming with incredible stories of history, traditions and culture. We've put together a perfect list of all the very best spots you can find that are filled with history!
Where To
1min
The Top Five Best Art Galleries In Perth

The Top Five Best Art Galleries In Perth

There is no shortage of incredible artistic spirit around Perth, and we have made a list of the very top spots to discover, so you won't miss out on any must-see artworks!
Where To
1min
800 y/o wooden sculptures uncovered in Peruvian mud city

800 y/o wooden sculptures uncovered in Peruvian mud city

Twenty wooden statues were discovered at the Peruvian archaeological complex of Chan Chan. The statues date back to around 800 years ago and were discovered during an archaeological dig.
Ruptly
1min
The Top 5 Best Art & Cultural Museums in Africa

The Top 5 Best Art & Cultural Museums in Africa

Africa has no shortage of heritage, history and culture. And where better soak in all this knowledge than of of Africa's many incredible art and cultural museums?
Where To
2mins
The Best Lesser Known Landmarks In Australia

The Best Lesser Known Landmarks In Australia

If you're looking for some lesser known landmarks around Australia that you might not have heard of, this is the perfect list for you! From the serene and isolated Lord Howe Island, to the incredible Mon Remos Conservation Park to see the turtles!
Where To
2mins
New heritage centre at !Khwa Ttu reclaims the San's voice

New heritage centre at !Khwa Ttu reclaims the San's voice

On the West Coast in South Africa, !Khwa Ttu launched their new San Heritage Centre that lets these indigenous people tell their own story.
24.com
NHS 70th anniversary marked in London and Manchester

NHS 70th anniversary marked in London and Manchester

The National Health Service's 70th anniversary has been marked by services in London and Manchester.
Press Association
1min
NHS: Number of nurses working in the NHS has increased almost five-fold

NHS: Number of nurses working in the NHS has increased almost five-fold

The number of nurses working in the NHS has increased almost five-fold in over the last seven decades.
Press Association
2mins