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1. Medieval Lives (2004– )

240 min | Documentary, History

Terry Jones hosts this series that looks at the real facts about the Middle Ages and its roots.

Stars: Terry Jones, Peter Barber, Faye Getz, Robert Stone

Votes: 508

2. A Tudor Feast at Christmas (2006 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, History

A group of historians and archaeologists prepare a Tudor feast as it would have been over 400 years ago, including the use of period clothes, recipes from the era, food sourced from the land and the absence of modern conveniences.

Director: Chris Mitchell | Stars: Dominic Frisby, Marc Meltonville, Ruth Goodman, Hugh Beamish

Votes: 106

3. Wartime Farm (2012– )

Documentary

Wartime Farm is a British historical documentary TV series in eight parts in which the running of a farm during the Second World War is reenacted, first broadcast on BBC Two on 6 September 2012.

Stars: John Simm, Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Votes: 217

4. Victorian Pharmacy (2010– )

60 min | Documentary

Life in a 19th-century pharmacy is re-created in this four-part documentary. Historian Ruth Goodman, professor Nick Barber and doctorate student Tom Quick discover how people attempted to ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Noonan, Nick Barber, Ruth Goodman, Tom Quick

Votes: 171

5. Time Team (1994–2014)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, History

A group of archaeologists have 3 days to discover historical artifacts in different sites around Britain.

Stars: Tony Robinson, Phil Harding, John Gater, Stewart Ainsworth

Votes: 1,062

6. Edwardian Farm (2010–2011)

59 min | Documentary

In this historical documentary series, archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn and domestic historian Ruth Goodman team up to re-create a working Edwardian farm. The farm, located at ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, Stephen Noonan

Votes: 307

7. Victorian Farm Christmas (2009– )

60 min | Documentary

Victorian Farm Christmas looks into the lives of 19th century farmers and shows you how to make traditional gifts, food, games and decorations.

Stars: Rupert Acton, Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Votes: 187

8. Victorian Farm (2009– )

60 min | Documentary, History

Victorian Farm historical observational documentary series following a team who live the life of Victorian Farmers for a year. Wearing period clothes and using only the materials that would... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Noonan, Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Votes: 407

9. Manor House (2002– )

50 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

21 people from the 21st century are being brought together in an Edwardian Country House. 6 of them are the Upstairs family and the 15 others are the servants. For three months, these people have only the rulebook and each other...

Stars: Tristan Aldrich, Avril Anson, Ellen Beard, Charlie Clay

Votes: 477

10. The 1900 House (1999– )

60 min | History, Reality-TV

A modern English family embark on a real-life time-travel adventure to late Victorian London.

Votes: 316

11. Colonial House (2004– )

Reality-TV

A group of ordinary people arrive on a boat to 1628 and have to build a functioning colony, using only time appropriate resources. Their goal: survive for two months and pass a final evaluation by three historians.

Stars: Jonathon Allen, Julia Friese, Carolyn Heinz, Don Heinz

Votes: 190

12. Texas Ranch House (2006– )

Reality-TV, Western

A group of young men and a California suburban family agree to live and work on a typical Texas cattle ranch for two months, according to the customs and technologies of the 1860's.

Stars: Robby Cabezuela, Bill Cooke, Hannah Cooke, Lacey Cooke

Votes: 98

13. Turn Back Time: The Family (2012– )

60 min | Reality-TV

Three families live for a week at a time in three adjoining houses on Albert Road, Morecambe over 5 episodes. First episode has them living as Edwardians with servants in 1900s. Second ... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Joe Crowley, Susanna Reid, Juliet Gardiner

Votes: 59

14. The Regency House Party (2004– )

480 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

A "reality" tv series where five men and five women spend 9 weeks at a country house, Kentchurch, living as if they were in 1811 England. The house is staffed by 40 servants. An interesting... See full summary »

Stars: Richard E. Grant, Chris Gorell Barnes, Lisa Braund, Hayley Conick

Votes: 138

15. Frontier House (2002– )

History, Reality-TV

The Year: 1883. The Place: The Montana Territory. The Challenge: Blizzards, hunger, scorching sun, forest fires, the neighbors, and more ... Three modern families experienced life on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Kristen Brooks, Nate Brooks, Rudy Brooks, Adrienne Clune

Votes: 433

17. The Atomic States of America (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, History, News

A documentary on growing up in Shirley, Long Island -- a nuclear-reactor community.

Directors: Don Argott, Sheena M. Joyce | Stars: Michelle Catts, Kelly McMasters

Votes: 264

18. After Tiller (2013)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

75 Metascore

After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors left in the country who provide third-trimester abortions for women. AFTER TILLER moves... See full summary »

Directors: Martha Shane, Lana Wilson | Stars: George Tiller, Warren Hern, Leroy Carhart, Susan Robinson

Votes: 1,003 | Gross: $0.07M

19. American Genius (2015– )

Documentary, History

Documentaries about great American thinkers, and how their ideas have changed the world.

Stars: Jeff Wilburn, John S. Howell Sr., Benjamin Loeh, Nicholas Augusta

Votes: 504

20. How We Got to Now (2014– )

TV-PG | 360 min | Documentary, History

Explores the power and the legacy of great ideas.

Stars: Steven Johnson, Gene Chruszcz, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Terri Adams

Votes: 350

21. Living on One Dollar (2013)

TV-14 | 56 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

An award-winning film that has been called "A Must Watch" by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games, Gary Ross. Living on One Dollar follows the journey of four ... See full summary »

Directors: Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Chris Temple | Stars: Chris Temple, Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Ryan Christoffersen

Votes: 4,578

22. Oranges and Sunshine (2010)

R | 105 min | Drama, History

60 Metascore

Set in 1980s Nottingham, social worker Margaret Humphreys holds the British government accountable for child migration schemes and reunites the children involved -- now adults living mostly in Australia -- with their parents in Britain.

Director: Jim Loach | Stars: Emily Watson, Aisling Loftus, Stuart Wolfenden, Lorraine Ashbourne

Votes: 4,874

23. The Supersizers Eat... (2007– )

History

A comedienne & a humor writer try their hand at living in different eras. They dress, eat, and live the past. Before and after, their vitals are tested to see how these lifestyles affect their health.

Stars: Giles Coren, Sue Perkins, Roy Marsden, Allegra McEvedy

Votes: 599

24. Murder Maps (2015– )

Crime, History

This drama-documentary series takes us back in time to the some of the most shocking and surprising murder cases in history.

Stars: Nicholas Day, Donald Rumbelow, Alan Moss, Martyn Mayger

Votes: 361

25. Grow Your Own Drugs (2009– )

30 min | Documentary

James Wong presents a guide to making your own natural remedies using everyday ingredients.

Star: James Wong

Votes: 40

27. World of Survival (1997– )

24 min | Documentary

Add a Plot

Star: Ray Mears

Votes: 55

28. X Company (2015–2017)

44 min | Drama, War

Set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII, follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits, torn from their ordinary lives to train as agents in an ultra-secret facility.

Stars: Evelyne Brochu, Jack Laskey, Warren Brown, Hugh Dillon

Votes: 2,725

29. Saints & Strangers (2015– )

192 min | Drama, History

Story of the Voyage of the Mayflower and the first year of The Pilgrims in America.

Stars: Vincent Kartheiser, Kalani Queypo, Tatanka Means, Keenan Arrison

Votes: 1,608

30. Where to Invade Next (2015)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Comedy

64 Metascore

To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Johnny Fancelli, Christina Fancelli, Lorena Lardini

Votes: 22,419 | Gross: $3.82M

31. The First World War (2003)

500 min | Documentary, History, War

A comprehensive survey of the history of World War I.

Stars: Jonathan Lewis, Voja Tankosic, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Andrée Bernard

Votes: 1,126

33. Secrets of Egypt's Lost Queen (2007 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, History

In what is being called the most important find in Egypt's Valley of the Kings since the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb, Discovery Channel's Secrets of Egypt's Lost Queen exclusively ... See full summary »

Director: Brando Quilici | Stars: Kara Cooney, Angelique Corthals, Zahi Hawass, Donald P. Ryan

Votes: 51

34. Nature's Most Amazing Events (2009– )

49 min | Documentary

This is a documentary series looking at the most dramatic wildlife spectacles on our planet. We see the impact of the melting of the arctic ice in the summer, the annual return of the ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Joe Stevens, Tom Fitz, Mike Holding

Votes: 2,906

35. Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (2016–2019)

TV-14 | 47 min | Documentary

A series featuring stories from former members of the Church of Scientology whose lives have been affected by the Church's harmful practices.

Stars: Leah Remini, Mike Rinder, Mary Kahn, Claire Headley

Votes: 4,116

36. Eadweard (2015)

Unrated | 104 min | Biography, Drama

A psychological drama about the turn-of-the-century photographer Eadweard Muybridge, who was the first to photograph subjects in movement and became the godfather of cinema. He later ... See full summary »

Director: Kyle Rideout | Stars: Michael Eklund, Sara Canning, Christopher Heyerdahl, Charlie Carrick

Votes: 461

37. Into the West (2005)

TV-14 | 552 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Tales from the American West in the 19th century, told from the perspective of two families, one of white settlers and one of Native Americans.

Stars: Joseph M. Marshall, Irene Bedard, Gil Birmingham, John Terry

Votes: 6,242

38. One Strange Rock (2018– )

TV-PG | 47 min | Documentary

The extraordinary story of Earth and why it is special and uniquely brimming with life among a largely unknown but harsh cosmic arena; astronauts tell the story of Earth through unique perspective.

Stars: Will Smith, Chris Hadfield, Jerry Linenger, Mae C. Jemison

Votes: 5,217

39. Churchill's Secret Agents: The New Recruits (2018)

60 min | Documentary, History

Immersive history series focusing on one of World War II's most covert organisations, Britain's Special Operations Executive. A group of modern-day volunteers undertake the SOE agent training programme.

Stars: Douglas Henshall, Debbey Clitheroe, Robert Copsey, William Beresford Davies

Votes: 357

40. Elizabeth I (2017)

180 min | Drama, History

Docu-drama starring Lily Cole as a young Elizabeth I, featuring dramatic reconstructions of key moments in her life. Presented by historians Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones.

Stars: Lily Cole, Vincent Kerschbaum, Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Jones

Votes: 187

41. Hidden Killers of the Post-War Home (2016 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History

An examination of the common household hazards of the typical modern residences of 1950s Britain.

Director: Suzanne Phillips | Stars: Suzannah Lipscomb, Nathan Goss, Joy Ledger, Suzy Lishman

Votes: 69

42. Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | History

Suzannah Lipscomb takes a tour of the Victorian home and unveils the hidden dangers that posed a deadly threat to Victorian life.

Director: Suzanne Phillips | Stars: Suzannah Lipscomb, Judith Flanders, Kate Williams, Andy Meharg

Votes: 161

43. Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home (2015 TV Movie)

60 min | History

The introduction of world trade in Tudor England inadvertently introduces foreign poisonous substances. One such case is sugar and the subsequent rotting of teeth.

Director: Suzanne Phillips | Stars: Suzannah Lipscomb, Tara Hamling, Marc Meltonville, Jelena Bekvalac

Votes: 141

44. New Hidden Killers (2013– )

Not Rated | Documentary

While trying to lead an empire, these rulers had no idea that the biggest threat to their lives was under their own roof. After the discovery of electricity, there were many wild inventions... See full summary »

Stars: Suzannah Lipscomb, Kate Williams, Nathan Goss, Jane Hamlett

Votes: 96

45. Full Steam Ahead (2016– )

60 min | History

Historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn bring back to life the golden age of steam, exploring how Victorian railways helped to shape modern Britain.

Stars: Philip Glenister, Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Votes: 87

46. Secrets of the Castle (2014–2015)

Documentary

Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold learn about living in the medieval world and help rebuild a castle.

Stars: Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn, Tom Pinfold, Paul McGann

Votes: 184

47. Secrets of Great British Castles (2015– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

7.9