Category Archives: 2017

Forbidden History Series 4

The fourth season of our hugely popular Forbidden History series sees Jamie Theakston set off once more in search of history’s more controversial stories. This time, Jamie tries to get to the bottom of mysteries surrounding Hitler, Mussolini, the Vatican, the ‘Murder Bureau, the Knights Templar and Mary Magdalene.

  • Duration: 6 x 60 mins
  • Channel: Yesterday, American Hero Channel US, VIA Sat
  • Available: 1 March, 2017
  • Sales: TCB Media Rights

History’s Greatest Hoaxes

The world loves a good hoax and for years certain men and women – sometimes entire organisations – have gone out of their way to trick people into believing things aren’t quite the way they seem. Some were very successful, making their perpetrators infamous, not to mention lots of money. Sometimes, things got a little out of control – what began as harmless fun finished by having pretty serious ramifications for history as a whole and for those involved.

In these programmes, we investigate, the fake ‘Hitler Diaries’, the scam of Piltdown Man, the infamous ‘War of the Worlds’ broadcast, the ‘Alien Autopsy’ film, the ‘Papillon’ controversy and the on-going circus surrounding the Loch Ness Monster.

  • Duration: 6 x 60 mins
  • Channel: VIASAT and YESTERDAY
  • Available: 1 March, 2017
  • Sales Link: TCB Media

Abandoned Engineering

This series takes the viewer on a whirlwind trip around the world to explore some of its most mysterious abandoned structures. Once they were among the most advanced engineering projects ever undertaken, but now they lie ruined and disused. Why? What are the stories behind their rise and fall? How were they built and by whom? These shows combine popular science with the extraordinary stories surrounding a fascinating array of abandoned bridges, ships, roads, power stations and towns.

  • Duration: 6 x One hour
  • Channel: Channels: Yesterday, Discovery Science US, Discovery Nordic, Discovery CEE, N24 Germany, Channel 7 Australia
  • Available: March 2017
  • Sales Link: TCB Media

Private Lives of the Tudors

In the company of Tracy Borman, the UKs leading authority on the Tudor period, we explore the private lives, loves and scandals of the Tudors, the most celebrated royal dynasty in history.

This brand new series explores some of the most secretive and dangerous global underworld societies and their counter-culture dogmas.  It’s a murky, mysterious mixture of sectarian cults, fanatical religious groups, esoteric societies and political militants - all of them seeking to shape and influence the world we know today…