Vikings
Bloodthirsty, world-conquering, pirate raiders, Vikings are the established bad boys of history – or are they? In this three-part series, archaeologist Neil Oliver goes in search of the truth about these fierce warriors whose empire once stretched across the globe. Where did the Vikings come from? How did they really live? And what drove them to embark on such extraordinary voyages of discovery?
Episodes
Ep 1
Vikings
Watch February 2, 8:00pm
Ep 2
Vikings
Watch February 9, 8:00pm
Ep 3
Vikings
Watch February 16, 8:00pm
Vikings
Neil Oliver heads for Scandinavia to explore the mysterious world of the Vikings' prehistoric ancestors. (1 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Feb 2, 8:00pm
Sat Feb 4, 5:00pm
Vikings
Neil Oliver heads out from the Scandinavian homelands to Russia, Turkey and Ireland to trace the beginnings of a vast trading empire. (2 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Feb 9, 8:00pm
Sat Feb 11, 5:00pm
Vikings
Neil Oliver explores how the Viking Age finally ended, tracing the Norse voyages of discovery, the first Danish kings, and the Christian conversions that opened the door to European high society. (3 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Feb 16, 8:00pm
Sat Feb 18, 5:00pm