TV appearances

You will have seen me on these programmes!

And here is my showreel with some of those recent TV documentary appearances!

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Tony McMahon appears on many television programmes as a commentator or guest talking about many different periods of history. Recent programmes have included Nazi art theft, the historical Jesus, life in communist East Germany, the Knights Templar and the real James Bond.

Contact: tonymcmahon@rostraconsulting.com

Professional profile: https://beardyhistory.com/

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Secrets of the Royal Palaces – Channel 5

  • Appearing in episodes on Hampton Court Palace, Whitehall Palace, Versailles and Kensington Palace – broadcast 2022

The UnXplained – William Shatner – History

  • Broadcast from late 2021

Secrets of the Lost Ark – Discovery Science

  • Appeared in four episodes broadcast 2021

Rob Riggle Global Investigator – Discovery Science

  • Episode on the Knights Templar broadcast 2020

Strange Evidence – Discovery Science

  • Filmed in late 2021 for the 2022 season
  • Have appeared in many episodes over the last three seasons

America Unearthed – Discovery Travel

  • Presented by Scott Wolter. Appeared in the episode: Exodus of the Templars. First broadcast July 2019

NASA Unexplained Files – Discovery Science

  • Appeared in several episodes broadcast 2019

Forbidden History – UKTV/Yesterday TV

Filming in 2022 for series seven.

Appeared in the following episodes of series six, filmed in September 2019

  • First broadcast 2020: Crystal skulls
  • First broadcast 2020: Moses the prophet
  • First broadcast 2020: The real Noah
  • First broadcast 2020: Hidden Japanese gold on the Philippines
  • First broadcast 2020: Nazis and the occult

Appeared in the following episodes of series five:

  • First broadcast 2018: Series five. Episode One. Uncovering the Historical Jesus
  • First broadcast 2018: Series five. Episode Two. The Stasi – Behind the Berlin Wall
  • First broadcast 2018: Series five. Episode Three. The Nazi Treasure Quest
  • First broadcast 2018: Series five. Episode Four. The Real James Bond
  • First broadcast 2018: Series five. Episode Five. The Dead Sea Scrolls Conspiracy

Also

  • First broadcast 2017: Series four. Episode Four. The Dark Truths of the Templars

Buried – History channel – presented by Mikey Kay and Garth Baldwin. A documentary series on the Knights Templar to accompany History’s Templar ten-part drama Knightfall:

  • First broadcast in the United States 2017 (UK 2018): Series one. Episode Four. Land of Secrets (the Templars in Portugal)

The Big Audition – ITV – a prime-time ITV 1 series where contestants vie for a very interesting job.

  • Broadcast on ITV on 5 October, 2018 at 21:00 to a prime-time audience. I was in full costume as King Henry VIII. The show was reviewed with my image in national media including The Sun newspaper.

Private Lives of the Monarchs – UKTV/Yesterday TV and other channels globally – presented by Tracy Borman, curator of the Royal Palaces. Tony McMahon appeared in the following episodes:

  • First broadcast 2017: Series Two. Episode One. Queen Victoria
  • First broadcast 2017: Series Two. Episode Two. George III and the Prince Regent
  • First broadcast 2017: Series Two. Episode Three. Louis XIV
  • First broadcast 2017: Series Two. Episode Four. Charles II
  • First broadcast 2017: Series Two. Episode Five. Henry VIII

Private Lives – UKTV/Yesterday TV and other channels globally – presented by Tracy Borman. Tony McMahon appears in the following episodes, first half of 2019:

  • Series Three. Broadcast March, 2019. Princess Margaret
  • Series Three. Broadcast March 2019. Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson
  • Series Three. Broadcast March 2019. Adolf Hitler and the Nazis
  • Series Three. Broadcast March 2019. Napoleon
  • Series Three. Broadcast April 2019. Peter the Great
  • Series Three. Broadcast April 2019. Al Capone

Four Rooms Channel 4 – presented by Sarah Beeny

  • First broadcast December 2017: Series three. Episode 1

Same series – but a different monarch. Victoria and Abdul – the real story of Queen Victoria’s relationship with her Indian servant and his introduction of curry to the royal court.

On Forbidden History presented by Jamie Theakston. We discuss the mysteries of the Knights Templar at my house in London.

Filming with the History channel in Portugal in the summer of 2017 for the Knight Templar documentary series Buried (broadcast in the US in 2017 and the UK in 2018) made to complement the multi-million dollar drama series Knightfall.

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Appearing on ITV’s The Big Audition in October 2018 dressed as Henry VIII – press photo that appeared in The Sun newspaper.

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And the Daily Mail covers The Big Audition with a lovely photo of me in the middle!

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