Stream Every Episode from More Than 75 Series

Stream Every Episode from More Than 75 Series

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Stream Every Episode from More Than 75 Series
  • The Real Richard III

    1 season

    Who is Richard III? This notorious King of England reigned for only two years, but left quite a mark! Is he an unsung hero of the medieval world or a cruel, manipulative child murderer?

    Join Matt Lewis to forensically dissect the evidence for and against this so-called villain. From childhood t...

  • The Vietnam War

    1 season

    This series tells the compelling story of the Vietnam War, from the country’s dynastic history, the impact of Christian missionaries & French colonialism, Japan’s invasion during WWII and the rise of Ho Chi Minh. How the USA’s fear of communism started a relentless sequence of events that caused ...

  • Ray Mears, The Bow: The History of Archery

    1 season

    The oldest known evidence of the use of the bow comes from South Africa, where microliths, believed to be arrowheads dating from around 70,000 years ago, have been found.

    Evidence of humans' use of the bow can be found all over the world, from cave art in Algeria that shows a man shooting a slig...

  • Essex Dogs: In the Footsteps of the Crécy Campaign

    1 season

    To tell the story behind the events of his novel 'Essex Dogs', Dan Jones goes on a special journey across Northern France for History Hit, following in the footsteps of Edward III and his English army on their Crécy Campaign - one of the earliest and bloodiest raids of the Hundred Years' War.

    On...

  • The Murder of Thomas Becket (Podcast Series)

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  • Securing his Kingdom: William's Methods of Control

    1 season

    This series is centred around how William secured control of England after the Norman invasion and defeat of Harold Godwinson in 1066. It follows a story of conquest and strategic restructuring, but also of brutality and death. It is a story of numerous remarkable methods William used to control ...

  • Hitler vs Stalin: The Battle for Stalingrad

    1 season

    80 Years ago the armies of Hitler and Stalin went head to head in the bloodiest battle of the Second World War.

    Fought over five months through the bitter Russian Winter, the Battle for Stalingrad would serve as a turning point in the course of the Second World War and would mark a drastic chang...

  • Great British Houses

    1 season

  • Rise Of
    1 season

    Rise Of

    1 season

    Series examining the rise of history's most powerful and in many cases, notorious leaders.

  • The Fatal Conflict: Judea and Rome

    1 season

    The Rise of Judea explores the tumultuous reign of King Herod and the ascent of Roman stewardship in Judea through the words of Flavius Josephus. From his strategic marriage and political wiles to his immense cultural development and architectural marvels, Herod's destructive ambition leads him t...

  • Britain's Outlaws

    1 season

    Historian and presenter Dr. Sam Willis explores the world of the British Outlaw - the original anti-heroes in an age of swashbuckle, daring and style.
    Few figures in history captured the popular imagination as much as the rogues of yesteryear. The audacious highwayman, the swashbuckling pirate an...

  • A Stitch in Time

    1 season

    Presented by fashion historian, Amber Butchart, and featuring a raft of talented historical clothiers, this living history series not only offers a fascinating glimpse into the wardrobes of history’s most prominent figures, but also the wider societies and cultures in which they lived.

  • Secrets of Shakespeare's Stratford

    1 season

    In this series, Alice Loxton and Dan Snow head to Stratford-upon-Avon to uncover the secrets of William Shakespeare’s early life and upbringing.

  • Real Fake History

    1 season

    Have you ever wondered what would have been if something different happened in history? Welcome to this series, exclusively made by History Hit. We take our subscribers suggestions on what they would like discussed had an event played out differently in history. Using historians and other guests,...

  • Medieval Kings

    1 season

    A biography on each of the Medieval Kings

  • Medusa with Natalie Haynes

    1 season

    History Hit goes on a remarkable journey with classicist Natalie Haynes to the beautiful Greek island of Corfu to discover the truth behind the myth of Medusa: a woman who both beguiles and terrifies us.

  • The Ninth: Mystery of the Lost Legion

    1 season

    It is one of the great mysteries of ancient Mediterranean history. In the 2nd century AD, Rome’s 9th Legion – Legio IX Hispana – vanished from the historical record. Immortalised through Rosemary Sutcliff’s famous novel The Eagle of the Ninth, the question of what happened to this ‘Lost Legion’ h...

  • Let's Ask the Public

    1 season

    Join Louise Quick who, with the help of History Hit presenters, see's what the English public's knowledge of history is like.

  • The Battle of Towton: Was It Really the Bloodiest in English History?

    1 season

    The Battle of Towton in 1461 has long held the distinction of being the largest and bloodiest battle on English soil. A decisive moment in the Wars of the Roses, it saw the Yorkist Edward IV defeat his Lancastrian rival Henry VI and claim the English throne. But are claims that the number of deat...

  • Could You Survive?

    3 seasons

    History Hit presenters Alice Loxton, Luke Tomes and Louee Dessent take on the most daring, dirty and dangerous jobs in history to see if they have what it takes to survive. From marching across Hadrian's Wall in Roman Infantry Armour to flying in a Spitfire and going under the knife during Victor...

  • A History of England

    1 season

    England is a country stuffed full of history. From the Stone Age to the Nuclear Age there are thousands of inspirational sites that have helped to shape the past and present.

    Join Dan Snow on an epic road trip, from Stonehenge in Wiltshire to the Cold War Bunker in York. He’ll be racing across ...

  • Going Medieval

    1 season

    Life in the Medieval period looked like lots of different things to lots of different people. Your place in society could dictate everything. From what food you ate, where you could go, how educated you were and even how long you were likely to live for. Across this series, discover what life was...

  • Georgian Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll: Unbuttoning Bridgerton

    1 season

    The fabulous wealthy elite of Bridgerton look perfectly preened, their teeth, hair, make up, even their sex scenes are all filled with opulent glamour! But in reality a lot of people in Georgian society, including the wealthy, were dealing with a myriad of issues, from syphilis, teeth decay, secr...

  • The Ascent of Civilisation

    1 season

    The road to modern society as we know it has been paved with the successes and failures of past generations and ancient societies. In six one-hour films, "The Ascent of Civilisation" takes a fresh quizzical look at trailblazer cultures of the past, from the ancient Greeks, Romans, Vikings, Cartha...