We are #1 in the Knowledge sector

Our History and Popular Science brands are number one in the UK and have a powerful international following.

BBC History Magazine is the #1 print magazine in the sector, with 10 years of circulation growth in print, and an audience of devoted history enthusiasts. BBC History Revealed is the rising star, appealing to readers who just want great stories from the past, and fun and fascinating facts to digest.

Science has never been cooler or more all-pervading in our culture. And that sense of excitement and wonder is at the heart of our science brands: BBC Science Focus, the UK’s #1 science and tech brand; and BBC Sky at Night Magazine, the UK’s #1 astronomy brand.

Key Facts


consumers enjoy our History brands every month


of BBC History Magazine readers are subscribers


of BBC History Magazine readers are ABC1


BBC History Magazine podcasts downloaded each month


of BBC Science Focus readers are ABC1


best-selling family history brand: Who Do You Think You Are?