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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…

The Somme – The First 24 Hours with Tony Robinson

The Somme – The First 24 Hours with Tony Robinson tells the powerful and moving story of five men of one battalion as they enlist, train for and take part in the worst disaster in the history of the British army. With a secret diary kept by Private Frank Meakin – the first time it has been seen on television anywhere – and the haunting battlefields of northern France as a backdrop, Sir Tony Robinson recounts the tale of the Sheffield City ‘pals’ as only he can.

  • Duration: 1 x One hour
  • Channel: Discovery, SBS
  • Available: June 2016
  • Sales Link: TCB

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