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Hunted

5. Troy: Fall of a City: Series 1, Hunted

Paris is hunted by the Greeks, leaving Helen alone and without an ally in Troy.

Spoils of War

4. Troy: Fall of a City: Series 1, Spoils of War

The attack on Cilicia puts pressure on Helen. Agamemnon's behaviour infuriates Achilles.

Siege

3. Troy: Fall of a City: Series 1, Siege

Hector and Paris embark on a dangerous mission. Odysseus has a plan to infiltrate Troy.

Conditions

2. Troy: Fall of a City: Series 1, Conditions

Helen and Paris's elopement causes chaos for the Greeks and Trojans.

Wellington: The Iron Duke Unmasked

Wellington: The Iron Duke Unmasked

A personal portrait of the victor of Waterloo, drawing on his own vast correspondence.

Black Blood

1. Troy: Fall of a City: Series 1, Black Blood

Following a fateful encounter with the gods, the life of a young herdsman changes forever.

The Young Victoria

The Young Victoria

After a controlled childhood, Princess Victoria faces a fight to become queen.

Endgame

3. Armada: 12 Days to Save England: Series 1, Endgame

Documents reveal a web of misunderstandings that stopped the Spanish from invading.

The Battle for England

2. Armada: 12 Days to Save England: Series 1, The Battle for England

A look inside the court of Elizabeth I as the Spanish fleet prepares for full-on invasion.

Episode 1

1. Armada: 12 Days to Save England: Series 1, Episode 1

Dan Snow tells the story of how England came within a whisker of disaster in summer 1588.

Episode 3

3. Gunpowder: Series 1, Episode 3

The plotters load the tunnels below Parliament with barrels of gunpowder.

Episode 2

2. Gunpowder: Series 1, Episode 2

As Cecil closes in, Catesby seeks help for his rebellion and gathers plotters.

October: Ten Days that Shook the World

October: Ten Days that Shook the World

An epic masterpiece filmed to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Russian Revolution.

Episode 9

9. Poldark: Series 3, Episode 9

The Poldark family finds itself challenged on all fronts and threatened as never before.

Episode 8

8. Poldark: Series 3, Episode 8

An election threatens Truro's status quo. Ross senses a rival for Demelza's affection.

Against the Law

Against the Law

When Peter Wildeblood fell in love with Edward McNally in 1952, homosexuality was a crime.

Episode 7

7. Poldark: Series 3, Episode 7

George pursues a vacant seat in Parliament, and Ross is given a proposition.

Episode 6

6. Poldark: Series 3, Episode 6

Demelza discovers trouble at Killewarren, and Drake finds himself in George's firing line.

Episode 5

5. Poldark: Series 3, Episode 5

While George makes political manoeuvres at home, Ross sets out to rescue Dwight.

Scott of the Antarctic

Scott of the Antarctic

Drama depicting the ill-fated 1911 expedition to the South Pole. Starring John Mills.

Episode 4

4. Poldark: Series 3, Episode 4

George proves merciless as the new magistrate, and Clowance is christened.

Episode 3

3. Poldark: Series 3, Episode 3

Ross attempts to learn of Dwight's fate in Revolutionary France.

Episode 10

10. Versailles: Series 2, Episode 10

Louis and Philippe each face a foe in the bedroom, but the traitors strike back.

Episode 2

2. Poldark: Series 3, Episode 2

An old friend returns, and the French Revolution urges Ross into action.

Episode 9

9. Versailles: Series 2, Episode 9

As Louis starts to doubt his divinity, devilish behaviour tempts some courtiers.

Episode 1

1. Poldark: Series 3, Episode 1

Destinies are forever changed by new arrivals.

Episode 8

8. Versailles: Series 2, Episode 8

Madame de Montespan is determined to make a memorable impression on Louis.

Episode 7

7. Versailles: Series 2, Episode 7

Queen Marie-Thérèse appeals to mourning Marchal to return.

Episode 6

6. Versailles: Series 2, Episode 6

Debauchery is banned when Marie-Therese takes charge while Louis is away at war.

Episode 5

5. Versailles: Series 2, Episode 5

Sophie seeks a solution to her miserable marriage.

Episode 4

4. Versailles: Series 2, Episode 4

Preparations are made for war while battles of the sexes are waged within the palace.

Episode 8

8. The Last Kingdom: Series 2, Episode 8

In a fierce showdown at Beamfleot, will the bonds of love triumph over the bonds of blood?

Episode 3

3. Versailles: Series 2, Episode 3

A cool welcome awaits Princess Palatine in the palace salons and her new husband's bed.

Episode 2

2. Versailles: Series 2, Episode 2

Philippe must meet his new bride, while another victim of poisoning confounds Marchal.

Episode 7

7. The Last Kingdom: Series 2, Episode 7

The fate of Wessex rests on Uhtred's shoulders as he confronts an impossible decision.

Episode 1

1. Versailles: Series 2, Episode 1

Madame de Montespan exercises her influence at every opportunity.