Network: France 2   Type: Factual   Format: 4 x 70 Directing: Arnaud Poivre d’Arvor


An historical investigative magazine programme that revisits the great enigmas of the past. Each episode is not only a chance to discover an historic figure and delve into a mythical place in France or abroad but also into a time period, a truly exciting adventure into the past in spectacular present decors.

Filmed on the very places of history’s great mysteries, this full-on, historical/scientific “thriller” enables us to consult the best specialists, historians and experts in situ in order to try and shed light on legendary secrets.

The 4 episodes:

– In pursuit of Jack the Ripper

– The quest for King Arthur

– Among the secrets of Leonardo da Vinci

– In search of Christ’s tomb