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History on Freeview Play

Learn more about the seminal events still shaping the world we live in with History on Freeview Play.


JFK: The Home Movie That Changed The World

60 years on from President John F Kennedy's assassination. This is the gripping true story of Abraham Zapruder, who filmed the iconic moment. The film, JFK, is available on ITVX.

Watch now on ITVX


The Princess in the Tower: The New Evidence

Did Richard III kill his nephews? Philippa Langley and Rob Rinder explore new discoveries and examine the truth about the fate of the princes in the tower. Based on The Missing Princes Project.

Watch now on Channel 4

The Princess in the Tower - Channel 4

Jay Blades' East End Through Time

The popular presenter explores the history and characters of London's colourful East End..

Watch now on My5

Jay Blades' East End through Time - My5

Jon Snow: A Witness To History

World-renowned journalist Jon Snow takes viewers on a personal journey, sharing his unique experiences from his long career and what they've taught him about humanity.

Watch now on Channel 4

Jon Snow: A witness to history - Channel 4

Vicky McClure: My Grandad's War

One-off special doc, with actor Vicky McClure embarking on an emotional journey with her 97-year-old grandfather Ralph to learn about his role in D-Day in June 1944.

Watch now on ITVX


1981: a devastating fire leaves 13 black teens dead. The protests, unrest and accusations of indifference defined race relations for a generation. From director Steve McQueen.

Watch now on BBC iPlayer

Hidden Treasures of the National Trust

A look behind the velvet rope at the UK's most beautiful and historic homes with the people saving Britain's priceless heritage.

Watch now on BBC iPlayer

Hidden treasures of the National Trust - BBC iPlayer

Stephen Fry: Willem & Frieda - Defying Nazis

Stephen Fry explores a remarkable story of forgery, sabotage and audacity by the Dutch Resistance that saved thousands of Jews from Nazi death camps. How has it remained hidden for so long?

Watch now on Channel 4

Stephen Fry - All4

DNA Journeys

Top celebrities dive into their family histories and uncover remarkable secrets. 

Watch now on ITVX

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