Hit time travel drama Outlander heads to More4

The Emmy-nominated series sees Claire Randall (Catriona Balfe), a married WWII combat nurse, get lost in time and end up back in 1743. Immediately her life is on the line and she must fight for her very survival when she finds herself caught up in the tumultuous Jacobite risings. She is forced to marry Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), a dashing and romantic Scottish warrior and finds herself torn between her man of the future and her man of the past.

Suggs hunts for World War II treasure on History

WW2 Treasure Hunters (w/t), will see Suggs and World War Two expert Stephen Taylor bring forgotten stories of the war back to life, by unearthing rare artefacts from former military sites across the UK.

Using archives, maps and state-of-the-art technology, the duo will work together to identify the best places to dig at forgotten sites, including airfields, barracks and military bases.

Once they have been located, they will go on to perform extensive digs to excavate the relics.

The Great History Debate

How times have changed.

Now presenters travel across the globe to bring back stories, sometimes reflecting the dress and even the food of the era. And the long running classic documentaries with archive and voiceover, have largely given way to a rich explosion of formats from lavish reconstructions and living history to compelling personal journeys.

History commissions Forged in Britain short films

Produced by Barcroft Media, five short films have been commissioned to sit alongside the new series of History's popular US series, Forged in Fire.

The short documentaries will be broadcast on both the History channel and on Barcroft TV.

Each of the shorts will introduce audiences to a different craftsperson, who demonstrates how they create a new blade and shares their knowledge about the history of the item they have made.

BBC Two releases new spring/summer schedule

BBC Two's Channel Editor Patrick Holland expressed his vision for BBC Two, which will focus on themes of reasserting the role of authorship, engaging with and becoming more relevant to the audience, and embracing all the specialisms on the channel from science, history and arts to current affairs, history, documentaries.

The new titles include a series of new documentary titles including an exploration of families living on the poverty line, a behind the headlines look at the sequence of events that caused Brexit, and the story of the horrific murder of Jo Cox MP.

Tony Robinson: "I thought The Somme would be forgotten"

Tony Robinson, Somme, WW1, Discovery

Robinson believed that one of the bloodiest conflicts in human history would slip from the public consciousness as the Battle of Blenheim and the Peninsular War had done before it.

In his new film for Discovery, The Somme: The First 24 Hours, the former Time Team presenter follows in the footsteps of five men who served in the Sheffield City Battalion, one of the First World War’s infamous Pals battalions.