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06:00
Alien Files: Unsealed
Reported accounts of genuine alien encounters
06:30
Alien Files: Unsealed
Reports of alleged alien abduction
07:00
Ancient Aliens
Experts investigate a report of an alien in 19th-century Texas
08:00
Battle Stations
The US bomber B26 Marauder
09:00
Monsterquest
The Tasmanian tiger
The Tasmanian tiger was thought to have become extinct 80 years ago, but eyewitness reports and scientific research might indicate that the creature is on the verge of making a comeback
10:00
Engineering an Empire
The Byzantine empire
Examining the Byzantine empire which ruled over vast tracts of Europe and Asia for hundreds of years following the fall of Rome. The civilisation was responsible for creating engineering marvels such as the world's longest aqueduct, revealing high levels of learning and science which would one day give rise to the Renaissance
11:00
Ancient Aliens
Whether insects could be descended from extraterrestrials
12:00
Clash of the Gods
The story of Beowulf, the legendary Anglo-Saxon warrior
13:00
Walking Through History: Nazi Occupation - Channel Islands
The surrender of Guernsey and Jersey to the Nazis during the Second World War
Tony Robinson heads to Guernsey and Jersey to tell the story of the islands' surrender to the Nazis during the Second World War. In Guernsey, he hears of the first bombing raid that heralded the German troops' arrival and sees the spot where the first-ever British commando landed in secret, only to see the planned revenge raid fail spectacularly. A ferry then takes him on to Jersey, where he finds almost all of its beaches have a bunker or a machine gun post left over from the conflict
14:00
Battle Stations
The US bomber B26 Marauder
15:00
Ancient Aliens
Experts investigate a report of an alien in 19th-century Texas
16:00
Monsterquest
The Tasmanian tiger
The Tasmanian tiger was thought to have become extinct 80 years ago, but eyewitness reports and scientific research might indicate that the creature is on the verge of making a comeback
17:00
Secret Superpower Aircraft
An observational mission in Russia
The clandestine project Wild Cherry, undertaken by US spy planes to gather surveillance photos of Soviet airbases deep within Russian territory without being detected by the enemy
18:00
Strangest Things
Egypt's infamous `Screaming Mummy"
The mummy of Prince Pentawere, who took his own life, is on public display at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Pentawere's mummy, popularly known as the `screaming mummy," was not properly mummified. No embalming fluid was used and his body was allowed to naturally mummify, with his mouth agape and his facial muscles strained. This programme reveals new details emerging about the death. Plus, one of the world's first batteries
19:00
Walking Through History: King John's Ruin - Peak District
Tony Robinson explores the story of the medieval monarch
As the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta in June 1215 approaches, Tony Robinson sets out to discover the real King John. His walk across the medieval monarch's stamping grounds of Sherwood Forest and the Peak District reveals a hapless man stumbling from crisis to crisis who, in the end, had no choice but to sign away some of his power. In the midst of what are now cultivated fields, Tony finds the scant remains of Laxton Castle, once the control centre where strict `forest law" was administered and where taxes and fines flooded into the royal coffers. Later, in Sherwood, he explores how the myth of Robin Hood has helped to skew the public's image of King John
20:00
Top Secret UFO Projects Declassified
The development of Project Blue Book
A look at the most recent and detailed historical information ever compiled about the top-secret teams within the Pentagon and National Security Agency. Their job was to compile evidence of encounters by civilian and military personnel with Unidentified Flying Objects. 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 the Second World War. During the subsequent Cold War, Project Blue Book came into being, aiming to gather and analyse UFO observations. To this day, many cases raise questions
21:00
Historic Hauntings
Cursed spirits that haunt the castles of England
European history is tainted with greed, treachery and bloodshed. The restless souls of past noblemen, warrior princes and other royalty wander amongst the living. Trapped between heaven and hell, they seek vengeance for their untimely demises. This episode focuses on England's spookiest castles, where the walls have witnessed centuries of bloodshed
22:00
Kings of Pain
Adam and Rob receive their two worst bites to date
Wildlife biologist Adam Thorn and animal handler Rob `Caveman" Alleva head to Indonesia, where they receive their two worst bites to date, from a giant Asian centipede and a 16-foot reticulated python
00:00
Ancient Aliens
Whether extraterrestrials landed on Earth thousands of years ago
01:00
Top Secret UFO Projects Declassified
The development of Project Blue Book
A look at the most recent and detailed historical information ever compiled about the top-secret teams within the Pentagon and National Security Agency. Their job was to compile evidence of encounters by civilian and military personnel with Unidentified Flying Objects. 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 the Second World War. During the subsequent Cold War, Project Blue Book came into being, aiming to gather and analyse UFO observations. To this day, many cases raise questions
02:00
Historic Hauntings
Cursed spirits that haunt the castles of England
European history is tainted with greed, treachery and bloodshed. The restless souls of past noblemen, warrior princes and other royalty wander amongst the living. Trapped between heaven and hell, they seek vengeance for their untimely demises. This episode focuses on England's spookiest castles, where the walls have witnessed centuries of bloodshed
03:00
Kings of Pain
Adam and Rob receive their two worst bites to date
Wildlife biologist Adam Thorn and animal handler Rob `Caveman" Alleva head to Indonesia, where they receive their two worst bites to date, from a giant Asian centipede and a 16-foot reticulated python
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