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Private Lives of the MonarchsPrivate Lives of the Monarchs
Yesterday, 2017 On Haitus | History, Documentary, Biography

Yesterday takes a trip back through time to examine the lives of some of the grandest and most notorious figures in British history. In carefully-arranged poses, the Kings and Queens of history still look down upon us today and are powerful symbols of bygone ages. Their iconic images, captured in famous portraits and paintings, are part of the very fabric of national culture. But what lay behind the pomp and ceremony, the crowns and the courts? Each one possessed the same foibles, bad habits and weaknesses as the rest of us. Historian Tracy Borman investigates the hidden histories of our monarchs, examining the very colourful private lives of Charles II, Queen Victoria, Louis IV, George III and the Prince Regent and Henry VIII.

Hornby: A Model WorldHornby: A Model World
Yesterday, 2021 Running | Documentary

The model-making company, home to four iconic brands, Hornby, Airfix, Scalextric and Corgi, opens its doors to reveal how their dedicated team of designers strive to shrink a new generation of mighty machines.

The Buildings That Fought HitlerThe Buildings That Fought Hitler

Exploring the buildings that were built to defend Britain from a German invasion during World War II. From coastal defences, to secret bases, travel across Britain looking at the buildings that were built to fight Hitler and his advancing army.

Medieval Murder MysteriesMedieval Murder Mysteries
Yesterday, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Mystery, Documentary

Medieval Murder Mysteries blends modern criminology and forensics with historical ideas to solve real and legendary crimes from the medieval period. The show features castles, knights, kings, queens, dark deeds, illicit lovers, greedy nobles, and mad cardinals, providing a glimpse into the mystery and conspiracy surrounding these historical events.

Tony Robinson's Marvellous MachinesTony Robinson's Marvellous Machines
Yesterday, 2023 Running | Travel, Documentary

Sir Tony Robinson travels the world to explore the most unusual and innovative machines and vehicles. In each episode, Tony discovers four truly mind-blowing and unique machines. Tony will meet the teams who operate them and the amazing engineers, scientists and inventors who created them. Through behind-the-scenes access to the factories and workshops, technical displays and engaging challenges, he'll explore the incredible science and engineering that make these machines tick in fun and exciting ways... and sometimes even get to have a go at operating them himself.

Railway MurdersRailway Murders
Yesterday, 2021 On Haitus | Crime, History, Documentary

Investigating the most notorious murders ever to take place on the British railways. Nicholas Day narrates stories of the men who killed, of the police who hunted them, and of the victims, who were left behind. From the files of Scotland Yard and the Railways Police, this is the history of blood on the tracks of Britain.

History's Greatest HoaxesHistory's Greatest Hoaxes
Yesterday, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

Discover the most outrageous hoaxes in history, from the people who orchestrated them to those who exposed them. Get ready to be amazed! History's Greatest Hoaxes takes you on a thrilling ride through the world's most famous scams and schemes. Uncover the truth behind the lies!

Secrets of the Transport MuseumSecrets of the Transport Museum
Yesterday, 2021 On Haitus | History, Documentary

Brooklands Museum is home to the most important pieces of motorsport and aviation history in the world. From the first ever purpose-built racing circuit and the cars that broke land-speed records on it, to an extraordinary collection of airplanes spanning over 100 years of aeronautical innovation - this place has it all. But it's a constant battle to keep the engines humming and the rotors turning on these priceless pieces of engineering. Every day, a team of volunteer mechanics and restorers are on hand to save these precious vehicles from the ravages of time. They get these machines back up and running, race them on Brooklands' historic track and set them to the skies again. This series, narrated by Sanjeev Bhaskar, follows the Brooklands volunteers and staff as they mend, maintain and restore the most extraordinary historic motors and airplanes in the world.

Train TruckersTrain Truckers
Yesterday, 2019 Running | Reality, Documentary

Train Truckers follows the adventures of a family run crew of heavy-haulage specialists as they race to transport the heaviest, longest and most precious locomotives around the world by road, rail and sea.

Tales of Irish CastlesTales of Irish Castles
Yesterday, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

Actor Simon Delaney explores the great stories and characters associated with the most beautiful, notorious and historical castles built across Ireland.

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