History Hit TV is a new kind of history channel. We've built up an extensive library of history programmes: hundreds of hours of documentaries, exclusive original films, interviews and ad-free podcasts made for the proper history fans.
*New content added every week
*Exclusive interviews with the worlds top historians
*Orginal documentaries from historic sites all over the world
*Listen to Dan Snows History Hit Podcast advert-free
*Download shows to watch on the go
*Unlimited viewing during a 30-day free trial period
Join the History Hit team. Download our free app today to start exploring our ever-growing library of films and podcasts - available to watch and listen wherever you are.
Each of our documentaries and podcasts delve into key events from history with insights from experts, survivors, and historians. These are all downloadable onto any device so you can watch them even when you are offline.
Use our Timeline categories to find documentaries about your favourite era, or browse by theme for one of our curated Collections. Mad about medieval history? Weve got over 100 programmes and podcasts for you to choose from. Is social history your thing? Our Social and Cultural Collection covers everything from the Great Plague of 1666 to the science and history of the human race. Do you prefer Modern History? We've got endless documentaries of Dan Snow meeting with key figures & historians of this era.
Weve interviewed the worlds best historians about the subjects theyre most passionate about:
*Suzannah Lipscomb - Witchcraft
*Lucy Worsley - Queen Victoria
*Ian Hislop - Search for Dissent
*Danny Boyle - Pages of the Sea
*Peter Jackson - They Shall Not Grow Old
*Mary Beard - Women and Power
*Janina Ramirez - A History of Magic
*Tony Blair - Political Power
*Dan Jones - The Knights Templar
*Tom Holland - History of Christianity
* Stephen Fry - The Seven Deadly Sins
History Hit TV is dedicated to recording the experiences of those whove witnessed pivotal moments in history themselves:
*George Johnny Johnson - The Last Dambuster
*Mary Ellis - Spitfire Pilot
*Jack Kenneth Lyon - The Last Great Escaper
*Max Eisen - Surviving Auschwitz
*The Unheard Tapes of Bomber Command
We take you behind the scenes at the worlds best museums and sit down with curators:
*Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh with curator Dr Tarek El Awady
*Africa: The Unknown History of Mankind with Gus Casley-Hayford, Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
*The Silk Road: British Museum with Michael Scott
*The Scythians: Live from the British Museum with curator St John Simpson
A subscription to History Hit TV is about more than just documentaries and podcasts. Youll become part of our community; with exclusive access to groundbreaking discoveries, free tickets to our live events, and entry into our monthly prize draws (UK only).
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