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Rillington PlaceRillington Place
BBC One, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.5/5

The show focuses on the true stories of murderer John Christie, his wife Ethel, and their neighbour Timothy Evans, who all lived at the infamous address. Told from each of their viewpoints, this compelling drama explores the relationships and individual actions that led to this tragic miscarriage of justice, which contributed towards the abolition of capital punishment in Britain.


Digging for BritainDigging for Britain
BBC Three, 2010 Running | Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Dr Alice Roberts follows a year of British archaeology, joining up the results of digs and investigations the length of the country.


The Boleyns: A Scandalous FamilyThe Boleyns: A Scandalous Family
BBC Two, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary
Rating: 2/5

The rise and fall of the Boleyns. A story of love, sex and betrayal, told from the the family's unique perspective.


The Great Train RobberyThe Great Train Robbery
BBC One, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, History
Rating: 2/5

This show features two feature length episodes telling the story behind the most infamous heist in British history on its 50th anniversary.


PoldarkPoldark
BBC One, 1975 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance, History

Period drama series about the brooding rivalry between former soldier Ross Poldark and local industrialist George Warleggan, and the two women in their lives. Based on the books by Winston Graham.


Inside the Tower of LondonInside the Tower of London
Channel 5, 2018 Running | Documentary
Rating: 4/5

The Tower of London opens up for an access all areas look at one of the most incredible historical sites in the world.


Great British Railway JourneysGreat British Railway Journeys

Michael Portillo journeys around Britain by train following George Bradshaw's guidebook, published in 1840, to discover the railway network's influence on the nation's history.


The Royal House of WindsorThe Royal House of Windsor
Channel 4, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

Drawing on newly available evidence, this epic series explores the Windsor dynasty's gripping family saga, providing fresh insights into how our royal family have survived four generations of crisis.


The Great FireThe Great Fire
ITV, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History
Rating: 1/5

Experience the chaos and devastation of the Great Fire of London in 1666 through this gripping drama series. Follow the lives of those affected by the disaster, from the wealthy to the working class, in this historical retelling.


Lucy Worsley InvestigatesLucy Worsley Investigates
BBC Two, 2022 On Hiatus | History, Documentary

Lucy Worsley re-investigates some of the most dramatic chapters in British history. She uncovers forgotten witnesses, re-examines old evidence and follows new clues.