Time Commanders

A military strategy show where ordinary members of the public go toe-to-toe with the greatest generals from history and refight some of the most significant battles in history.

In an innovative mix of genuine history and game show competition, two historians/military strategists watch teams fight historic battles – via cutting-edge computer gaming technology – and comment in the specially designed "war room" studio.

Production Information

Broadcaster: BBC Four

TX Date: December 2016

Format: 3 x 60

Series 2:

TX Date: January 2005

Format: 8 x 45

Series  1:

TX Date: September 2003

Format: 16 x 60

Executive Producer(s):

Nick Catliff

Lisa Hazlehurst

Bill Locke

Cassian Harrison

Richard Klein

Adam McDonald

Colin Cameron


Eddie Mair (series 1)

Richard Hammond (series 2)

Gregg Wallace