Copy-pasted from 9th Age forum. Let's have a video recommendation thread for stuff to listen and (lightly) watch while painting and converting. Come contribute with your own recommendations!

The few series I've watched through are stuff like Rome, i.e. ones you want to watch intently, so I'll keep to docus, lectures and audiobooks. Not an exhaustive list, but to get the ball rolling:

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www.DocumentaryList.NET

Ancient Murder Mystery
Headless Celtic Warriors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwcQ2ux-o2s
Riddle of the Cone Shaped Nazca Skulls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzaL4NT0JKg
The Mutiliated Moche Skeletons Of Peru: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veDJKuRy9wg

Timewatch
Murder in Rome: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUcDdUG22JU
The Roman Way of War: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsoIVRwgDpo
The Mystery of the Headless Romans: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rhLlzmUTkc
The Gladiator Graveyard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6mq4iKgBBw
Young Victoria: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPi4GfqG9mk
Myths Of The Titanic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLd_MtzOUwo

War and Civilization
1. First blood: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zo6Qyx612_4
2. Empires and armies: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai8fL...eature=related
3. Horse warriors: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSWeyeMIvfY
4. Gunpowder: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDj2mmFppH8
5. Revolution: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHGxJoFEgBE
6. Blood and Iron: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeA24NUM6eA
7. War Machines: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYx4BCBuoJI
8. Price of War: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3erXcxsF1Y

Ancient Discoveries
Megastructures Of The Deep: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjS6RM0ZEGA
Ships: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kycpq9mHnYA
Heron of Alexandria: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7EerAzwet4
The Antikythera Machine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eabEyUulEl4
Machines of the Gods: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVQLHAH0P1E
Secret Science of the Occult: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aByvibp65qA
Mining Machines: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwM35pd2wgU
Impossible Army Machines: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-EAfEenuYw
Record Breakers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STKivw4zfw0
Technologies of Ancient Cities: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RxUKmWBzy8
China's Ancient Machines: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycVGu62gQ0c
Ancient Special Forces: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JYa62yhdv8
Chinese Warfare: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQFRO5iOwLU
War in the Ancient World: Chinese Ships: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xfDGm4mGU4
War i the Ancient World: Navies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hilZnVMsz54
Impossible Naval Engineering: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vm31oNWFZXk
Airborn Assault: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDHC8juj2go
Ancient Armour Tech: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujGukIYdKV0
Twisted Weapons of the East: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb-oyz-aUqg
Ancient Mega-Fort: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJb9mnhWmws
Ancient Secret Agents: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBjiPjfMgwo
Ancient Torture Technology: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXQbZuritq0
Gruesome Medicine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ya_2yBJE_kA
Galen, Doctor to the Gladiators: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAcLuRcfCaE
Rituals of Death: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niR8mdvw4Oo
Lost Science of the Bible: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7G3Px5M2bdA
Ancient Egyptian Military Technology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-E8pVvePdU
...

Ancient Life in Egypt, by John Romer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCyUcmFBkfo

Egypt: Beyond the Pyramids
1. Religion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIHTcxmM2Ww
2. Ramses and Sons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fc-YIfMtLik
3. Life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbDol1TfiOk
4. Death: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTkIKm6cH3I

The Battle of Kadesh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLCfuegwnx0

The Hittites: A Civilization That Changed the World: http://documentarystorm.com/the-hitt...ged-the-world/
The Hittites: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jq9FyI6D-xo

Secrets of the Aegean Collapse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WufY2cpEGw

Iran: Seven faces of a civilization
1 (Elam): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxzX7...CD93A0698B33D3
2 (Achaemenids): http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=...CD93A0698B33D3
3 (Sassanids): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtcE37IIqfQ
4 (Islamic golden age in Iran): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iX4kM...endscreen&NR=1
5 (Poetry & litterature): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sbGh...endscreen&NR=1
6 (Foreign dynasties): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ln40lrj2sEE
7 (Safavids): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akMOy...endscreen&NR=1
8 (Finish): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ElIj9pork8

Byzantium, the Lost Empire, by John Romer
1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCVYF...eature=related
2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLHti...feature=relmfu
3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kck65...feature=relmfu

Barbarians
The Huns: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQYigCUcZjg
The Goths: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcuVJUKZvx4
The Vandals: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgAZt65tjHo
The Franks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-l6u-7I9X0
The Lombards: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5teZY13KW2w
The Saxons: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1acBKYsKs8
The Vikings: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1yAxo94ClU
The Mongols: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HzZWAjQyX4

Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death
1. A Good Birth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvQp_hCPKjI
2. A Good Marriage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WTVRhWvicw
3. A Good Death: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmcEHzcEEI4

Saints & Sinners - Britain's Millenium of Monasteries (BBC)
1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzumnLWk_c8
2. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2j...-e02_lifestyle
3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXACbLJrXAQ

Secrets of the Castle (BBC)
1. Why Build a Castle?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7P4eCopYK_Q
2. Defending the Castle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gu46zGuOqk
3. Inside the Castle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4NJxb2kn6I
4. The Castle's Community of Skills: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrIUETkgtgQ
5. Beyond the Castle Walls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8b8ys95Hv4

Conquistadors, by Michael Woods (BBC)
1. The Fall of the Aztecs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_X4gpUfSaLU
2. The Conquest of the Incas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByfHRWAYG8c
3. The Search for El Dorado: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymhM_5jVM1Y
4. All World is Human: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLE-npBZthQ

Fit to Rule, by Lucy Worsley (BBC)
1. From Gods to Men - Tudors to Stuarts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFG9DreLQfk
2. Bad Blood - Stuarts to Hanoverians: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAQ2SrKFfBg
3. Hanoverians to Windsors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5cJ5V-wVDk


Empire of the Seas (BBC)
1. Heart of Oak: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1-OxNSjmh0
2. The Golden Ocean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jqDMmWhPHA
3. High Tide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVDuOQVP08o
4. Changing Seas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUi7gBjqOMA

The Adventure of English, by Melvyn Bragg (BBC)
1. Birth of a Language: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1XQx9pGGd0
2. English Goes Underground: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DG7REAOG1kc
3. The Battle for the Language of the Bible: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cZR1EXGapc
4. This Earth, This Realm, This England: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Kg63k5JDH8
5. English in America: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBqlVl0K9tw
6. Speaking Proper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVH6LdoEDNs
7. The Language of Empire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SygpJAwypeo
8. Many Tongues Called English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xJVLnoY-cM


Hidden Killers of the Home
1. Tudor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zSyjyLAWWM
2. Victorian I: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVch5fBsEwE
3. Victorian II: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z07QoXcxNLo
3. Edwardian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7kxUyvkXjw

Victorian Farm (BBC)
1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4apIM4l0laY
2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgRz1LFVluQ
3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHAlKpXpvk4
4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ko1umQWCrcs
5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWcvWC1M8OE
6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiUAcbwgvHM

Victorian Bakers (BBC)
1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0qbOq2wA6w
2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqaa4w5WmeA
3. http://watchs.me/victorian-bakers/vi...isode-3.html/3

Victorian Pharmacy (BBC)
1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsIAGCqN4po
2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yxj8xyciaWg
3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyytJNzy2X8
4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBWTK4mAfhE


The Flying Years - Aviation History: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjoVtv-xJlk

Precision: The Measure of All Things (BBC)
1. Time and Distance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g81opjVDAaA
2. Mass and Moles: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2i...s-and-moles_tv
3. Heat, Light and Electricity: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2i1fa9

The Code (BBC)
1. Numbers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOMZtBacarY
2. Shapes: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xsy...2-3_shortfilms
3. Predictions: http://ihavenotv.com/prediction-the-code

The Story of Mathematics (BBC)
1. The Language of the Universe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJbChZrXDJE
2. The Genius of the East: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JReU...&nohtml5=False
3. The Frontiers of Space: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYskToBPL-k
4. To Infinity and Beyond: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q9R...&nohtml5=False

How The Earth Was Made
Season 1
1. San Andreas Fault: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1AaXV8ElGU
2. Mariana Trench: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpmI3U3VMjU
3. Krakatoa: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqCoJC2ZaNE
4. Loch Ness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNwHuX4Jy0E
5. New York: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpPyyzDWa-0
6. Atacama Desert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPHU1AbZTqw
7. Great Lakes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7iMB0n1nzA
8. Yellowstone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRg3...ADD463516AC177
9. Tsunami: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIaiT6O9hlA
10. Asteroids: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1l...0-asteroids_tv
11. Iceland: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1l...e11-iceland_tv
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Australia, the First Four Billion Years
1. Awakening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rArGi6lwds
2. Life Explodes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGOyM9Xu9YU
3. Monsters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFC7BiQw8yE
4. Strange Creatures: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPqPtkm_Y3I

Evolve
The Evolution of Venom: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1W_N_N1ZZ5A
The Evolution of Jaws: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PP3HmDGs8G4
The Evolution of Skin: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tfxguh5jTQs
The Evolution of Eyes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_s1cmOjvAQ
The Evolution of Sex: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl4yzFK8Xp0
The Evolution of Animals: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=441rRHOHx5c

The Cell (BBC)
1. The Hidden Kingdom: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x11...dom_shortfilms
2. The Chemistry of Life: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x11...ife_shortfilms
3. The Spark of Life: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x11...ife_shortfilms

Secrets of Our Living Planet (BBC)
1. The Emerald Band: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x27...and_shortfilms
2. The Secret of the Savannah: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_U-q2Xj8oHI
3. The Magical Forest: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x11...al-forest_tech
4. Waterworlds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAOnXIdow7Y

A Loggerhead Turtle's Guide to the Pacific: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSdhxfCbZeY

Animal Armageddon (Mass Extinctions)
1-3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zg8jf-h_GWg
4-8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQwj9hBqLkk

Walking with Dinosaurs (1-6)
1. First Blood: http://www.veoh.com/watch/v163725866QehyxQf/walkingwith
...

Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie
Trains - The Steam Pioneers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOGYZC-IJPQ
1910s - Triumph and Tragedy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWSMJFeBfj4
1920s - The Engine Roaring Twenties: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYK6eydYBXM
1930s - the Road to War: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etWK9KtZM2E
1940s - War: Mother of Invention: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-bvOFjSPv4
1950s - A New World Order: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0h9v0DeN7b4
1960s - Revolution By Design: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuGGdTyfM90
1980s - The Future Has Landed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtu7-XdcF0c


Megastructures Documentaries
Tomahawk Cruise Missile: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWOoHx2c3i4
Shanghai's Artificial Harbour Island: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YE8CWC2AN_Y

Modern Marvels
Hydraulics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74VEL22U_0o
Telephone History: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rj7oGquBQQA
Technique and Technology of Stock Exchange: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aadqoLFz_c
The Kursk Submarine Disaster: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vihv_cQBawo

Constructing the Burj Khalifa: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74VEL22U_0o

Nova (PBS)
The Mystery of the Milky Way: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtxW6yBujGA
Arctic Dinosaurs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIEPaREHJVs
Mammoths of the Ice Age: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irSDq4WMVmE
Creatures of Light: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJALqb-IUCw
Tales From the Hive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtKqic69xVo
Building Pharaoh's Ship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzXvcjUdPKc
Building Pharaoh's Chariot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-kKQe7YKjk
The Celtic Legacy of Galicia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6yMPPwhxoc
King Solomon's Mines: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea5mhq_jTxI
Cracking the Mayan Code: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5ppfC6y-5s
Inside the Court of Henry VIII: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKH3pWOivmc
Lost At Sea: The Search For Longitude: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZmkE3iYx6E
Under the Ice - 1840s Arctic Passage Disaster: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WjCxCrGSx4
Sputnik Declassified: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJPER033sYI
Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJUAGc9yH6A
Ground Zero Supertower - The complete Story of an Engineering Marvel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-A6JC6XKmw

Cosmic Journeys
How Large is the Universe?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaX4iGw-b_Y
The Most Powerful Objects in the Universe: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsGR6QDX7xY
The Riddle of AntiMatter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5oNwJNdMxY
Mysteries of a Dark Universe: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUpWCRadIIA
When Will Time End?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOa2L8_IAnQ
Is the Universe Infinite?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dG1Jp...=ELOuGH3HcP9iE
Birth of a Black Hole: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h_mB0WW0jM
Supermassive Black Hole at the Center of the Galaxy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyyqx2rq3C8
Life: Destiny or Chance?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTNZDosUaBY
Alien Planets & Eyeball Earths: The Search for Habitable Planets: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSKAccC_mOQ
Plasma Rockets & Solar Storms: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWXR0lVtliw
Attack of the Sun: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMUHk...=ELOuGH3HcP9iE
Saturn's Mysterious Moons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YL__UbPsPDg
Mars: World That Never Was: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgMXPXdqJn8
Birth of the Moon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGTBJHFNywI
Crashing into the Moon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKct-VmeLOw
Super Hurricanes and Typhoons: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qym7...k-dF6vxbN2EdSv
Supervolcanoes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt3ZCnFx5Og
Fate of Antarctica: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oA1sphuyazY
Hyper Earth: the New World: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COWE6sMzdqI
Earth in 1000 Years: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5YdsYJR5Qw
The Incredible Journey of Apollo 12: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBhIDjWaByg
Voyager Journey to the Stars: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seXbrauRTY4
Reinventing Space Flight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7vZmyfaaV4
Voyage to Pandora: First Interstellar Space Flight: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPjXxKpM4DM


Clash of the Gods
I. Zeus the Father of Gods and Men: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ap1-1HrrFF8
II. Medusa the Gorgon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKjbI7Zk-X8
III. Hercules the Divine Hero: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXQQzDlU524
IV. Hades the Lord of the Underworld: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub5se4gV_Tg
V. The Minotaur: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygYOgnxkeTU
VI & VII. The Odyssey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1WHxyOEzMk
VIII. Beowulf: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSiajQCTLTM
IX. Tolkien's Monsters: 1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PT75fK7pmvc 2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz7ISEZwZNc 3) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm_nr0GrdtQ
X. Thor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uU9GqhZywK0

Animated Epic of Gilgamesh: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOrfrHys8g8