Secrets of the Dead

Uncover the untold stories and secrets of iconic historical moments to rewrite history.


  • A Samurai in the Vatican

    In 1613, a Japanese samurai was sent to Europe to negotiate opening a new trade route.
  • Hindenburg’s Fatal Flaws

    A fresh look at the flaws that led to the infamous Hindenburg disaster in 1937.
  • The First Circle of Stonehenge

    New evidence on the origins of Stonehenge is uncovered.
  • Lady Sapiens

    Discover the untold story of prehistoric women through the latest science and research.
  • Magellan’s Crossing

    Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition resulted in the first circumnavigation of the globe.
  • Gangster's Gold

    Join treasure hunters searching for the lost treasure of gangster Dutch Schultz.
  • Abandoning the Titanic

    Learn about the captain of a “mystery ship” who turned away from the "unsinkable" Titanic.
  • Viking Warrior Queen

    Join archaeologists examining the history-changing DNA of a female Viking warrior.


About Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead is part detective story, part true-life drama that unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events.