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History Play launches in UK and Germany on Amazon Channels

Amazon has added the A+E Networks’ History Play streaming service to its line-up of Prime Video Channels in the UK, Germany and Austria, marking the first time the service has been available in the three countries.

Prime members will gain access to History Play with an add -n subscription of £3.99 in the UK and €3.99 per month in Germany and Austria, with a seven-day free trial in the UK and a 14-day free trial in Germany and Austria.

The service will be available on smart TVs, iOS and Android mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablets and games consoles and through the web.

At launch the service will offer UK Prime members shows including Madness front man Suggs who teams up with leading detectorist Stephen Taylor as they unearth secrets from the Second World War inWW2 Treasure Hunters, Hunting Hitler and The Curse of Oak Island.

“We’re thrilled to now offer Prime members in the UK, Germany and Austria access to a wide-range of popular documentaries and series for the first time with A+E’s on-demand subscription service, History Play, through Prime Video Channels.  History Play adds an incredible line up of ground-breaking stories across different areas of history, to the wide selection of entertainment we offer customers through Prime Video Channels in the UK, Germany and Austria,” said Julian Monaghan, European MD of Channels at Amazon Prime Video. 

Dean Possenniskie, managing director, A+E Networks EMEA, said: “Launching History Play is a great opportunity to share our quality content with new audiences through Prime Video Channels.  With our mix of UK talent-led commissions and our best-in-class factual programming from around the world, History Play will present a unique offering to Prime members.”