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.
Follow scientists trying to determine which giant animal was the apex predator
Explore the charred remains of a 3,000-year old English settlement
Follow scientists as they explore tombs beneath an ancient Mexican city.
Discover whether an amateur archaeologist’s theory leads to the lost tomb of Cleopatra
Scientists investigate whether surviving an escape from Alcatraz prison was possible.
Discover the truth about the first permanent English colony in the New World
Follow scientists as they uncover the true origins of modern vampire lore
Uncover evidence that could explain how ancient Greeks got inside the walls of Troy
In many ways, President Lyndon B. Johnson was the most unlikely champion of Civil Rights.
Learn why Franklin held human skeletal remains in the basement of his British residence.
Follow scientists who are testing the bones of King Richard III, unearthed in 2011
Secrets of the Dead Investigates the Tale of Two Mona Lisas