Channel Your Inner Explorer and Historian with these Recommendations

The 21st century is most definitely a great era to be living in. The advancement of technology and access to entertainment has changed recreation as we know it. Sometimes there can feel like there’s a little too much choice and you might find yourself turning to recommendations for what to watch next. 

Unlike watching from your box, Together TV’s new streaming service means you can watch any of our programmes at any time! You can even download the app for Android or iOS. To celebrate our new launch, we want to introduce to you the series and documentaries we believe you’re going to love - and lucky for you, you can also binge watch!

We’ve split our shows into eight genres depending on whether you're a person who enjoys channelling your inner cook, grower, pride, activist, explorer, historian, maker and self.

Keep reading if you're big on the outdoors and discovering new things, or a lover of all things historic, because our recommednations for channeling inner explorer or historian will be right up your street. 

Channel your inner explorer!

Channelling your inner explorer includes loving to try new things and going to new places. As an explorer, you're often found planning your next big trip, and you draw inspiration from the world around you. Perhaps like Monty Don, your passion for gardens brings you all over the world or you enjoy exploring your own front garden like Julie Walters in Coastal Railways. 

Programmes we think you’ll love on our streaming service:

The Dales 3

Comedian Ade Edmondson spends another summer amongst the lovely locals in the Dales, an area of outstanding beauty. The landscapes and scenes are breath-taking. It’s a great series to learn about rural life in the UK and be an explorer without leaving your living room.

Three in a Bed

The first thing to plan when going away is where to stay! What better way to find the next B&B than watching Three in a Bed; the “Come Dine With Me” for B&B owners. Discover and explore new pockets of the UK and find your next stay. 

Julie Walters' Coastal Railways

The wonderful and witty Julie Walters explores the UK coast line in some of the most spectacular train journeys. Dollops of entertainment and buckets of history, this is a great series for everyone. You won’t want to miss seeing Dame Julie on the world’s longest zipline! It’ll either give you itchy feet or butterflies.

Highlands with Ewan McGregor

If you haven’t yet been to Scotland, Ewan McGregor will get you packing your bags imminently. The diverse wildlife and landscape are the focus of this stunning docuseries. Explore Scotland through all the seasons and feel that wanderlust.

Back to the land with Kate Humble

If you enjoy the Dales, then you’ll love Back to the Land with Kate Humble. Kate meets people across the UK making their living off the land in some of the most rural places. You’ll meet traditional laverbread producers in Pembrokeshire and foraged jam specialists in the Lake District.

Channel your inner historian!

As someone with a strong inner historian, you’re an asset to any pub quiz team. Teeming with important dates and key leaders, your thirst for history and knowledge seems unquenchable. It might be war history that interests you or even classics, you’ll often be found with your nose in a book - or glued to the screen!

Programmes we think you’ll love on our streaming service:

American History

We’ve got some great American history documentaries recounting the lives of notable citizens of the United States. The first is the mathematician responsible for helping NASA into space, Outlier: Katherine Johnson. Secondly, a brilliant tribute to Robert Kennedy in RFK: America's Lost President. Finally, a pioneering female pilot who shook up the male dominated industry, Nancy Corrigan: Sky Blazer.

Murder Maps

Enjoy your history with a bit of crime and mystery? Then, try watching Murder Maps. A series retelling some of the UK’s bloodiest crimes and scandalous stories. 

Our best WW2 documentaries

If you’re a fan of war docs, we have a great collection of World War II documentaries from aircraft and memorable battles to the stories of those that were there:

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