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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 9 months

An exploration of the secret history of Churchill's first meeting with Joseph Stalin in Moscow and the behind-the-scenes actions of Roosevelt's emissary to the Soviet Union. Show more

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for 9 months

The secret history of Stalin's dealings with Churchill and the West in the wake of the German invasion of the Soviet Union. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 9 months

Documentary series revealing the 'behind-closed-doors' politics of World War II. This episode focuses on the secret history of the non-aggression pact between Hitler and Stalin.

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 10 months

The story of the first meeting of the 'Big Three', Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin, at Tehran. Plus, the secret history of the Soviet attempt to cover up the mass murders at Katyn. Show more

Nazis: A Warning from History

Episode 6: Fighting to the End

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Examining the rise of the Nazis and their impact. Fear and hatred of Bolshevism drove many Germans to fight to the bitter end, despite continued suffering. Show more

Nazis: A Warning from History

Episode 5: The Road to Treblinka

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Documentary showing how the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941 was a crucial catalyst for the radicalisation of the Nazi policy against the Jews. Show more

Nazis: A Warning from History

Episode 1: Helped into Power

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Documentary series examining how Hitler came to power. By January 1933, Germany had voted for a chancellor who was openly opposed to democracy. Show more

Nazis: A Warning from History

Episode 3: The Wrong War

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

A look at how Hitler found himself at war with Britain - a country whose achievements he admired - and allied to his ideological enemy, the Soviet Union. Show more

Nazis: A Warning from History

Episode 4: The Wild East

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

This film provides insights into how the Nazis' reign of terror in Poland was characterised by huge population upheavals, chaos, petty squabbles and sheer bloodlust. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 10 months

The story of the Red Army's fight through Eastern Europe in 1944, as well as the behind the scenes history of the most famous Allied conference of the war at Yalta in the Crimea. Show more

Timewatch

2002-2003

Myths of the Titanic

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

An exploration of the hold the dramatic story of the Titanic has had over the public imagination from the moment it sank on 14 April 1912. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Catrine Clay
Producer:
Catrine Clay
Series Editor:
Laurence Rees

Timewatch

2001-2002

The Victorian Way of Death: From Body Snatching to Burning

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dan Cruickshank investigates the circumstances and rituals surrounding death in Victorian Britain. He unearths some bizarre tales of sinister bodysnatchers and stolen corpses. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rees

D-Day to Berlin

Episode 1: The Struggle to Break Out

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Drama-documentary narrated by Sean Bean about the decisive struggle 60 years ago to break out of the D-Day beachhead and defeat Hitler's Third Reich. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Series Producer:
Andrew Williams
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rees

D-Day to Berlin

Episode 2: Allies at War

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Drama-documentary about the struggle to defeat Hitler's Third Reich. By the end of August 1944, Hitler's armies were in headlong retreat to the borders of the Reich. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rees

D-Day to Berlin

Episode 3: The Dream That Died

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Drama-documentary about the struggle to defeat Hitler's Third Reich. With British and American armies poised to cross the Rhine, victory seemed certain. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Producer:
Martina Hall
Director:
Martina Hall
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rees

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, yet was once loved by millions. How was this possible, and what role did Hitler's alleged 'charisma' play in his success? Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary series. The second episode reveals how Hitler managed to lead Germany to war in 1939 and orchestrate the dramatic victory over the French in 1940. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary. This final episode in the series reveals how Hitler tried to retain the power of his charismatic leadership once the Germans started to lose the war. Show more

Timewatch

2000-2001

The Empire State Story

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for over a year

First transmitted in 2001, this programme chronicles the construction of the Empire State Building in New York, which was the world's tallest skyscraper when opened in 1931. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Samuel West
Producer:
Jonathan Gili
Director:
Jonathan Gili
Series Editor:
Laurence Rees