A THOUSAND YEARS OF ROYALTY

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  • The Real White Queen and Her Rivals

    1 season

    The stories of three women at the heart of the Wars of the Roses - the 'White Queen' Elizabeth Woodville and her rivals Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville, as told by Phillipa Gregory

  • Henry VIII: Man, Monarch, Monster

    1 season

    This sumptuous 3 part documentary series reveals Henry VIII like never before.
    What was it about Henry's personality that has made him Britain's most infamous King?

  • What The Tudors and Stuarts Did For Us

    1 season

  • Queen Victoria's Children

    1 season

    In a 60 year saga this three part series explores the reign of Victoria through her personal relationships with her husband and nine children.

  • Marie Antoinette

    Marie Antoinette was little more than a victim of circumstance. Married off to the dauphin at 14 and deserted by her friends she nevertheless displayed remarkable courage in the lead up to her untimely death in 1793.

  • The Lost Prince Part One

    The tragic life and times of Prince John, the youngest son of George V and Queen Mary, whose short life spanned one of the most momentous periods in British History.

  • The Lost Prince Part Two

    The tragic life and times of Prince John, the youngest son of George V and Queen Mary, whose short life spanned one of the most momentous periods in British History.

  • The Private Lives of Medieval Kings

    1 season

  • Napoleon
    1 season

    Napoleon

    1 season

  • Sir Walter Raleigh and the Orinoco disaster

    Raleigh's meteoric rise was followed by a slow and tragic fall from grace, which would ultimately end with the Orinoco disaster and death on the executioner's block. His story is inextricably linked to the dark intrigues and political maneuvering that characterised the close of Elizabeth I's reign.

  • King Arthur: The Truth Behind the Legend

    In a quest to discover the real King Arthur, Rodney Castleden uses up to date archaeological and documentary evidence to recreate the history and society of Dark Age Britain and its Kings.

  • The War of the Roses

    1 season

  • Private Lives of the Tudors: Gloriana

    Writer Tracy Borman explores the life of Elizabeth I, looking into her relationships with her closest attendants and her attitudes to, and treatment of, other women as well as her erotically charged love affairs and her love of tooth-rotting sugar.

  • Great Lives: Horatio Nelson

    Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronte was a British flag officer in the Royal Navy. His inspirational leadership, grasp of strategy and unconventional tactics brought about a number of decisive British victories particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He was fatally shot during his vic...

  • Tales From The Tower

    1 season

  • Mary, Queen of Scots

    One of the best known figures in Scottish royal history, the life of Mary Queen of Scots provides tragedy and romance more dramatic than any legend.

  • History Makers: Henry VIII

    One of the most controversial characters in history. Was Henry truly a monstrous tyrant or was he a victim of his era, fighting for his position as King?

  • Boudicca: Warrior Queen

    In the first century AD an immense army of blue faced warriors swept across Roman Britain killing the invaders in their thousands and razing London to the ground. The warrior army of Iceni was led by Boudicca, their queen who caused the Emperor Nero to consider withdrawing from Britain altogether.

  • Great Lives: Oliver Cromwell

    Oliver Cromwell, English General and statesman led his armies of the Parliament of England against King Charles I during the English Civil War before ruling the British Isles as Lord protector until his death.

  • Great Lives: Bonnie Prince Charlie

    Charles Edward Stuart believed that the British Throne was his birthright and planned to invade with his Jacobite followers and remove the Hanoverian 'usurper' George II.

  • Diana: Who Do You Think She Was?

    Diana: Who Do You Think She Was? is a truly innovative exploration of the Princess of Wales' extraordinary heritage over thousands of years, which asks the question: Was Diana actually more royal than the Royals?

  • Sir Francis Drake: Voyage around the World

    Undoubtedly the most renowned seaman of the Elizabeth Age, Drake was sent by Queen Elizabeth I as a privateer to the America's and knighted for his achievement as the the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe.

  • The Royal Beat: The Real Bridgerton

    In the latest episode of The Royal Beat, Kate Thornton and guests discuss the accuracy of Bridgerton, the upcoming film Spencer about Princess Diana’s life as well as looking at the latest in Meghan’s legal action against the Mail on Sunday.

  • Private Lives of the Tudors: The Court of Henry VIII

    Historian Tracy Borman takes us behind the closed doors of the Tudor court where sex and power and the very architecture of the palaces created a febrile, hothouse atmosphere in which scandals erupted on an almost daily basis.