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A House Through TimeA House Through Time
BBC Two, 2018 On Hiatus | History, Documentary, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Through the prism of one single terraced house in Liverpool, this series tells a story of Britain from the 1840s to the present day - a period of seismic social change. Searching through city archives, scouring records, and tracking down their living descendants, presenter David Olusoga tells the untold stories of the people who once lived in the house and gains a unique insight into the making of modern Britain.


Mystic BritainMystic Britain
Smithsonian Channel, 2019 On Hiatus | Documentary, Mystery
Rating: 4/5

Over Britain's tens of thousands of years of civilization, its history has played host to a series of strange and mysterious rituals, events, and cultures. British talk show host Clive Anderson and anthropologist Mary-Ann Ochota travel across the U.K. to explore the sacred sites and supernatural beliefs of the ancient Britons. By examining their mystic places and practices, they hope to unlock the secrets of their ancestors and better understand the worlds in which they lived.


ChurchillChurchill
Channel 5, 2021 On Hiatus | Documentary, Biography
Rating: 4/5

Series exploring the life of one of Britain's most iconic Prime Ministers, Winston Churchill.


Yorkshire Ripper: The Secret MurdersYorkshire Ripper: The Secret Murders
ITV, 2022 On Hiatus | Crime, Documentary

Series examining the police investigation into the crimes of serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, known as the Yorkshire Ripper, and the missed opportunities to charge him for his earlier, unacknowledged crimes.


Back In Time For The Corner ShopBack In Time For The Corner Shop
BBC Two, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

The Ardern family is embarking on an extraordinary time-travelling adventure, going back in time to run that great British institution, the corner shop. Fast forwarding through 100 years of shop-keeping they'll discover how what they sell, how they sell it and who they sell it to reflects the changing world around them.


Further Back in Time for DinnerFurther Back in Time for Dinner
BBC Two, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 5/5

One British family embark on an extraordinary time-traveling adventure to discover how the food we eat has transformed the way we live.


Back in Time for SchoolBack in Time for School
BBC Two, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Reality, Documentary | ► Trailer

Back in Time for School takes 21st century school children on a time-travelling experience through seven iconic eras. From the 19th century right through to the 90s, the youngsters are put through their paces through each time and culture change.


Gunpowder, Treason & PlotGunpowder, Treason & Plot
BBC One, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Mini-Series

Set against the brutal landscape of rebellion against religious repression, 'Gunpowder, Treason and Plot' dramalises the short reign of Mary, Queen of Scots and the extraordinary battle of her son, James I, with the Catholic conspiracy against him


Elizabeth I's Secret AgentsElizabeth I's Secret Agents
BBC Two, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary | ► Trailer

Elizabeth I's Secret Agents is a three-part series that uncovers the network of spymasters and secret agents that helped protect Queen Elizabeth I from assassination, terror and treason for over 40 years. During a period when Britain was divided, unstable and violent, one of the world's first secret services was born. Run by William and Robert Cecil, this father and son team had the duty of protecting the Queen and the Country. This series asks leading historians to each study the period from a different key player's point of view, dissecting the minds and motivations of the protagonists, to reveal a covert spy network - and present a picture of the Elizabethan Court as it really was. This series takes us through the biggest events of the period, from the entrapment and execution of Mary Queen of Scots to the death of Queen Elizabeth I, the capture and escape of Catholic fugitive John Gerard and the most infamous terrorist conspiracy in British history - the Gunpowder Plot.


Walking Through HistoryWalking Through History
MORE4, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Travel, History, Lifestyle, Documentary

Join Sir Tony Robinson on a journey through the stunning British countryside, as he uncovers the hidden history of the land. From ancient ruins to medieval castles, Sir Tony's hikes provide an educational and entertaining experience for history buffs and nature lovers alike.