Secrets of the Dead

Episode Guide


Season 9


Michelangelo Revealed (#901)

More than five centuries ago, Michelangelo Buonarroti was the darling of the Catholic Church. ...

Season 8


Blackbeard's Lost Ship (#804)

Edward Teach, alias Blackbeard, was the most notorious pirate of his day. At the height of his ...

Executed In Error (#803)

Executed in Error is the story of Hawley Crippen, who was convicted of poisoning and brutally ...

Sinking Atlantis (#802)

Five thousand years ago the Minoans, Europe's first great civilization, flourished on the island of ...

Doping for Gold (#801)

In the 1970s, female East German athletes came out of nowhere to dominate international sport. But ...

Season 7


Escape from Auschwitz (#702)

The truth about the Auschwitz death camp was one of the most closely guarded secrets of the Third ...

Aztec Massacre (#701)

Throughout recent times, historians have believed that when the Spanish Conquistadors arrived in ...

Season 4


SHROUD OF CHRIST? (#403)

Reveals the new forensic evidence that suggests this treasured relic is indeed 2,000 years old.

THE KILLER FLU (#402)

Hunting for answers to how this pandemic killed 40 million people throughout the world in 1918.

BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI (#401)

Pieces together the real story behind the birth and death of this lost 250 mile railway during WWII.

Season 3


BOMBING NAZI DAMS (#306)

Investigates the urgent rush to create, test and deploy a bomb that could skip across water.

GREAT FIRE OF ROME (#304)

Scientists and historians use ancient accounts to try to answer if this fire was accident or arson.

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