Delving into the mysteries of the past to shed light on the present.
The 850-year-old cathedral has stood the test of time from the French Revolution to World War Two.
Why is the village of Dargavs in Russia also known as the 'City of the Dead'?
How a Portuguese queen established one of the most iconic British traditions.
A secret laboratory 800m below the Pyrenees.
Pearce Paul Creasman, an underwater archaeologist, explores the murky depths of Sudan's pyramids.
The Tale of Genji is a Japanese novel written a thousand years ago by female author Murasaki Shikibu.
Anne Bonny was one of the few women pirates in the 18th Century.
The story of how the chance find of a bracelet in the sea helped solve a decades-old hunt for a missing author.
The Vasa set sail in 1628 and sank after two hours. It lay under the sea until 1961.
How does a massive military cannon go missing for almost 100 years?
What made the Harappan civilisation leave their cities for the Himalayas?
It’s a tourism model that relies on staying hidden.
Who are the mysterious eerie faces found in churches throughout Britain?
Orkney has a rich archaeological heritage, but it's eroding into the sea.
The Wemyss Caves in Scotland house the mysterious ancient Pictish carvings.
It took 350 million bricks to build.
Artist Mat Collishaw attempts to unmask this famously image-conscious monarch.
Can new research unlock its mysteries?
How black-and-white photos are being brought back to life.
It lies beneath the waves of one of the world’s most popular beaches.
None of his teachers believed he could do it.