Viasat History inspires viewers with content that takes a modern look at history: well-researched programmes that challenge minds with intelligent, perceptive takes on the past, recounted by the most charismatic of historians.
Gripping true stories, captivating narratives... from the pampered lives of kings to the struggles of slaves and the great military campaigns of world history.
Our main focus is European history but we also venture to other parts of the world and to ancient times, revealing the secrets of the past and reinterpreting it in the light of contemporary events.
We explore various genres including ancient history with The Nile: 5000 Years Of History with Bettany Hughes and Pompeii's Living Dead; military in Greatest Events of World War II, War Factories - Secret History of WW2 and mysteries and conspiracies with Moon Landings: The World's Greatest Hoax? and History Uncovered. Viasat History also showcases refreshing perspectives and previously untold stories surrounding well-known moments in history, with Animals At War, Countdown: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall, Hitler's Jurassic Monsters and Titanic - Stories From The Deep.