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Saving Egypt’s Oldest Pyramid

The Step Pyramid of Saqqara, in the desert south of Cairo, is a keystone in the history of civilisation. But it is falling apart, ravaged by looters, earthquakes and the erosive force of 4600 years of time. For five years, a team of British and Egyptian experts have been urgently at work to rescue this prototype for all the Egyptian pyramids. Their efforts are focused on the sacred heart of the structure, the burial chamber of Pharaoh Djoser. The ceiling of the chamber is in imminent danger of collapse but progress is cautious and was completely brought to a halt by the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. Can the experts win the race to save the precious pyramid and preserve its secrets and treasures?


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2013

Episode: 1


 

The Jesus Mysteries

Jesus Christ is one of the most famous names in the history of mankind. He is the core of belief for millions of Christians worldwide and his story has provided rich materials for thousands of books and films. But Gospel writers left out crucial details about pivotal events in Christ’s life, historical moments that have been adapted, embellished and rewritten over the course of hundreds of years. This two-hour special re-examine elements of Christ’s life and ministries, such as the nativity, the miracles and the crucifixion – questioning basic modern assumptions to reveal some surprising and often shocking details about his life and ministry.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2014

Episode: 1


 

Das Reich – Episode 2

With 15,000 men and more than 200 tanks, Das Reich took six days to reach Normandy from the south of France, massacring civilians along the way.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 2


 

Das Reich – Episode 1

In the final year of the Second World War, the infamous Panzer elite division Das Reich was known for its mass murders on the Eastern Front.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 1


 

100% Planes

100% Planes features amazing stories of aviation and flying. From military planes to recreational planes to stunt planes, we fly high and learn more about the world’s 400,000+ aircraft from the pilots and engineers that work closely with them. Discover the most versatile military plane that can dogfight and bomb in a single mission. Take an aerobatic stunt lesson with a 25-year veteran pilot. And tour a luxurious private jet, rumoured to cost up to half a billion dollars. In this special, we’ll bring to life the stories of the best pilots, countdown the top three most incredible landings and find out all there is to know about 100% Planes.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2013

Episode: 1


 

T Rex Ultimate Survivor

Tyrannosaurus Rex, the famous king of dinosaurs, was a top predator of its day. Well-armed with terrifying jaws, it was seemingly impervious to attack. But new fossils are revealing that the life of T-Rex and its cousins was brutal. Fossils are probed with cutting-edge techniques to reveal the source of injuries, predation attempts that went wrong and titanic battles where T-Rex teeth were sunk into their adversaries.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 1


Explorer – Death Of The Iceman

Explorer, the longest-running documentary series in cable television history, honored with nearly 60 Emmys and hundreds of other awards, continues as a series of major specials.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2008

Episode: 6


JFK: Seven Days That Made A President

There are some days when you can change the world. Although his last day on earth still defines him, there are seven moments in the life of JFK that made him who he was, that created the icon. Marking the 50th anniversary of his assassination in 2013, this feature-length documentary tells the story of one of America’s greatest presidents through the seven key dates that made the man, drove his presidency and changed the fate of the world. Each of them reflects a separate part of his achievements, his personality and his fateful crises.


Episode Length: 01:30:00

Year: 2017

Episode: 1


Nazi Attack On America

Experts explore the damage wrought by German World War II submarines on America’s shipping and East Coast cities through the study of a sunken U-boat found off New Orleans.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 2


Nazi Sunken Sub

In early 1945, the Nazi submarine U-745 is lost and the body of its captain is found frozen on the island of Föglö. For nearly seventy years the U-boat’s fate has remained a mystery.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2012

Episode: 1


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