History Revealed: Living with the Tudors Episode 48

More than 400 years have passed since the death of the last Tudor monarch, yet our fascination with the dynasty shows no sign of abating.

History Revealed: The Vikings Episode 55

The Viking Age stretched from the ninth to the 11th centuries. During this era, the Vikings cast their raiding-and trading nets wide many centuries before Columbus sailed the...

History Revealed: Battlefield Gettysburg Episode 71

William Cuffay’s arrest and trial sees him transported to the other side of the world – but he never gives up on people’s rights

History Revealed: Aldrin's Odyssey Episode 73

Buzz Aldrin was a brilliant engineer and a brave astronaut, but he struggled to cope with life back on Earth, as Piers Bizony recounts.

History Revealed: Robin Hood Episode 17

Robin Hood - The Truth Behind England's Greatest Legend

History Revealed: The Extraordinary Tale of Cyrus the Great Episode 85

By the time Cyrus the Great entered Babylon in October 539 BC, he had defeated three empires – and secured his own for 200 years...

History Revealed: Spartacus Episode 65

The legend of Spartacus has been told and retold down the centuries. But who was the real leader of the slave revolt? Who was the man who managed to shake the foundations of Rome?

History Revealed: The City in the Sky Episode 26

The Inca stronghold of Machu Picchu lay abandoned for over 350 years until a whip-cracking archaeologist stumbled across it.

History Revealed: Tutankhamun the Boy King Episode 24

The discovery of the Pharaoh's tomb by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon in 1922 proved vital to uncovering the secrets of Ancient Egypt.

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