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Lost Relics of the Knights TemplarLost Relics of the Knights Templar
History, 2020 On Hiatus | History, Reality, Documentary
Rating: 4.2/5

Lost Relics of the Knights Templar follows one of the world's most prolific yet unknown treasure hunters, Hamilton White, and his long-time friend, Carl Cookson, as they trace the origin of an amazing hoard of relics - believed to have belonged to the legendary Knights Templar.


Damian Lewis: Spy WarsDamian Lewis: Spy Wars
History, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 1/5

Starring Damian Lewis in his first factual role, this new docu-drama reveals remarkable true stories behind the most gripping and significant international spy operations of the last forty years. From the truth behind the escape of US diplomats from Tehran, immortalised in the award-winning film Argo, to the spy operation which narrowly averted all-out nuclear war, to the incredible 'spy swap' which brought Sergey Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, to Salisbury (where they narrowly escaped an assassination attempt on their lives last year), the series relates the incredible true stories of the spy wars fought in the shadows. Utilising innovative and highly stylised reconstructions, Damian Lewis: Spy Wars is shot on location in London, Moscow and Israel.


Top Secret UFO Projects: DeclassifiedTop Secret UFO Projects: Declassified
History, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Top Secret UFO Projects Declassified will show how, despite repeated denials, the significance of UFO sightings has been analysed and discussed at the highest level of government in the UK, the United States and the former Soviet Union since the end of World War II. With interest in UFO phenomena on the rise in recent years, this series provides new insight into the UFO monitoring programmes the world's leading governments have sought to hide and shocking facts about the real extent of reported extra-terrestrial contacts.


Secrets in the IceSecrets in the Ice
History, 2020 Running | Mystery, History, Documentary
Rating: 4.5/5

Visits to the most remote, cold and inhospitable places on the planet to reveal great mysteries that have been frozen in time. This programme reveals how and why humans have become frozen in time, from missing Second World War aircraft to a frozen lake filled with human remains.


Forged With SteeleForged With Steele
History, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

Join blacksmith and YouTube personality Alec Steele on a journey through history as he recreates some of the most impressive weapons ever made. From swords to daggers, Alec's skill and attention to detail will leave you in awe. Don't miss this thrilling exploration of ancient weaponry.


Al Murray: Why Does Everyone Hate the English?Al Murray: Why Does Everyone Hate the English?
History, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Documentary

Comedian Al Murray travels to some of England's nearest neighbours to explore some of their gripes with the English, with the help of a comedian from each nation he visits.


The Chop: Britain's Top WoodworkerThe Chop: Britain's Top Woodworker
History, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Reality, Game Show

Hosted by comedian Lee Mack, TV Presenter Rick Edwards and Master Carpenter William Hardie, The Chop: Britain's Top Woodworker sees 10 of the country's finest carpenters gather in Epping Forest to whittle, carve and chop their way to the final, to see who will be crowned Britain's Top Woodworker and the chance to stage their own personal exhibition at the prestigious William Morris Gallery in London


Roswell: The First WitnessRoswell: The First Witness
History, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary
Rating: 2/5

Follows the grandchildren of Major Jesse A Marcel, the first person on the scene of the Roswell crash in July 1947. His family believe Major Marcel was pressured by the US government to retract his original statement of what he discovered at the crash site and deny he ever saw evidence of a UFO.


Al Murray: Why Do The Brits Win Every War?Al Murray: Why Do The Brits Win Every War?
History, 2021 On Hiatus | Comedy, Documentary

Al Murray and Sky HISTORY join a host of famous faces to uncover the truth behind Britain's military past. Together with his alter ego The Pub Landlord, Al is on a quest to unpick the Great British psyche and understand whether the Brits are helped or hindered by their experiences in war.


Shaun Ryder On UFOsShaun Ryder On UFOs
History, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

Shaun Ryder, frontman of the 80s and 90s bands Happy Mondays and Black Grape, has been fascinated by UFOs for years, ever since he spotted one when he was a young kid so in this eagerly awaited series on the History channel he goes on the ultimate road trip to investigate potential alien sightings.


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