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  • A warm and humorous exploration of what it's like to grow up or work in a secondary school in the heart of a diverse northern community Educating Yorkshire A warm and humorous exploration of what it's like to grow up or work in a secondary school in the heart of a diverse northern community [S] [AD]
  • From Bangkok to Ukraine, this programme follows British men as they head abroad in search of a wife My Online Bride From Bangkok to Ukraine, this programme follows British men as they head abroad in search of a wife [S] [AD]
  • A new generation of farmers is breathing life into the agricultural world, balancing hard work with finding time for love, laughter and partying First Time Farmers A new generation of farmers is breathing life into the agricultural world, balancing hard work with finding time for love, laughter and partying [S] [AD]
  • Behind the scenes of one of the most arduous basic military training programmes in the world Royal Marines Commando School Behind the scenes of one of the most arduous basic military training programmes in the world [S]
  • Documentary series following young Brits on holiday abroad, to see what really happens in the hedonistic party towns of Sunny Beach and Kavos, away from parents and surrounded by temptation What Happens in Sunny Beach and Kavos... Documentary series following young Brits on holiday abroad, to see what really happens in the hedonistic party towns of Sunny Beach and Kavos, away from parents and surrounded by temptation [S]
  • Mark Evans examines what our dogs get up to while we're out, and how to keep them happy in the modern British home Dogs: Their Secret Lives Mark Evans examines what our dogs get up to while we're out, and how to keep them happy in the modern British home [S] [AD]
  • Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbut present the food and science series that travels the world to lift the lid on what's really in the food we eat Food Unwrapped Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbut present the food and science series that travels the world to lift the lid on what's really in the food we eat [S]
  • From freak desert snowstorms to glow-in-the-dark ocean waves, The World's Weirdest Weather examines some of the planet's most extraordinary weather phenomena. The World's Weirdest Weather From freak desert snowstorms to glow-in-the-dark ocean waves, The World's Weirdest Weather examines some of the planet's most extraordinary weather phenomena. [S] [AD]
  • Vibrant, feature-length documentary discussing the art behind rap music with old-school icons and reigning superstars, presented by rapper Ice-T Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Vibrant, feature-length documentary discussing the art behind rap music with old-school icons and reigning superstars, presented by rapper Ice-T [S]
  • Long-running documentary strand that investigates extraordinary and moving real-life stories about the extremes of the human body Bodyshock Long-running documentary strand that investigates extraordinary and moving real-life stories about the extremes of the human body [S]
  • A look at why the floods of 2012 happened, and the personal stories of the people caught up in them The Year Britain Flooded A look at why the floods of 2012 happened, and the personal stories of the people caught up in them [S]
  • A visually jaw-dropping series that follows young British pilots flying in some of the most breathtaking, remote and dangerous locations on earth Worst Place to be a Pilot A visually jaw-dropping series that follows young British pilots flying in some of the most breathtaking, remote and dangerous locations on earth [S]
  • Three British porn obsessives visit LA, where they meet their favourite adult movie stars, but also witness the darker side of the porn industry Date My Porn Star Three British porn obsessives visit LA, where they meet their favourite adult movie stars, but also witness the darker side of the porn industry [S]
  • Would Richard III's spinal deformity have prevented him from leading the charge at the Battle of Bosworth? Richard III: The New Evidence Would Richard III's spinal deformity have prevented him from leading the charge at the Battle of Bosworth? [S]
  • Motorcycle racer and mechanic Guy Martin undertakes a series of speed-based challenges, exploring the boundaries of physics and learning about the science of speed Speed with Guy Martin Motorcycle racer and mechanic Guy Martin undertakes a series of speed-based challenges, exploring the boundaries of physics and learning about the science of speed [S]
  • Big women eating food are becoming an underground internet hit. My Big Fat Fetish meets four of the big beautiful women becoming increasingly popular in magazines and online. My Big Fat Fetish Big women eating food are becoming an underground internet hit. My Big Fat Fetish meets four of the big beautiful women becoming increasingly popular in magazines and online. [S]
  • Revealing documentary series that offers a window into the secretive, extravagant and surprising world of gypsies and travellers in Britain today Big Fat Gypsy Weddings Revealing documentary series that offers a window into the secretive, extravagant and surprising world of gypsies and travellers in Britain today [S] [AD]
  • A ground-breaking look at the drama and emotion of a maternity unit, from the perspective of the parents-to-be and the maternity ward staff One Born Every Minute A ground-breaking look at the drama and emotion of a maternity unit, from the perspective of the parents-to-be and the maternity ward staff [S] [AD]
  • Was a skeleton found under a Leicester car park really Richard III? With exclusive access to the investigating team, this documentary reveals the answer. Richard III: The King in the Car Park Was a skeleton found under a Leicester car park really Richard III? With exclusive access to the investigating team, this documentary reveals the answer. [S]
  • This explosive film examines recently discovered letters written by Wallis Simpson that reveal her secret love, and chart her fear as she found herself becoming trapped into marrying Edward VIII Wallis Simpson: The Secret Letters This explosive film examines recently discovered letters written by Wallis Simpson that reveal her secret love, and chart her fear as she found herself becoming trapped into marrying Edward VIII [S]
  • Behind the scenes with the eagle-eyed collectors, opportunistic dealers, super-rich customers, eccentric staff and magnificent artefacts of Lots Road Auction House The Auction House Behind the scenes with the eagle-eyed collectors, opportunistic dealers, super-rich customers, eccentric staff and magnificent artefacts of Lots Road Auction House [S]
  • Weatherman Alex Beresford investigates why Britain's recent weather has been so severe and asks if we're facing the worst weather ever Britain's Most Extreme Weather Weatherman Alex Beresford investigates why Britain's recent weather has been so severe and asks if we're facing the worst weather ever [S] [AD]
  • Highly gifted children aged between 7 to 12 take part in a competition, run in association with British Mensa, to find the UK's annual child genius Child Genius Highly gifted children aged between 7 to 12 take part in a competition, run in association with British Mensa, to find the UK's annual child genius [S] [AD]
  • This ground-breaking series explores all things penile. The penis is the organ most central to a man's sense of self, and the quest for penile perfection has driven some men to incredible lengths. Penis Envy This ground-breaking series explores all things penile. The penis is the organ most central to a man's sense of self, and the quest for penile perfection has driven some men to incredible lengths. [S]
  • The true story of the 76 Allied airmen who famously escaped from Stalag Luft in 1944, and the subsequent hunt for the Gestapo officers who executed 50 of the re-captured airmen The Great Escape: The Reckoning The true story of the 76 Allied airmen who famously escaped from Stalag Luft in 1944, and the subsequent hunt for the Gestapo officers who executed 50 of the re-captured airmen [S]
  • Three people left with 'baggy bodies' after losing a combined 43 stone reveal how they plan to say goodbye to their excess skin My Baggy Body Three people left with 'baggy bodies' after losing a combined 43 stone reveal how they plan to say goodbye to their excess skin [S]
  • Documentary following three of the most challenging pupils at Muntham House School in West Sussex, which is home to some of the toughest to teach children in the country The Last Chance School Documentary following three of the most challenging pupils at Muntham House School in West Sussex, which is home to some of the toughest to teach children in the country [S] [AD]
  • Documentary exploring the world of mutual relationships where glamorous girls use their charm and beauty to 'rinse' wealthy men for money and gifts Sex, Lies & Rinsing Guys Documentary exploring the world of mutual relationships where glamorous girls use their charm and beauty to 'rinse' wealthy men for money and gifts [S]
  • From elephants to kangaroos, dolphins and orang-utans, Mark Evans and Joy Reidenberg explore the wonderful and occasionally weird ways that animals make babies in hostile environments Born in the Wild From elephants to kangaroos, dolphins and orang-utans, Mark Evans and Joy Reidenberg explore the wonderful and occasionally weird ways that animals make babies in hostile environments [S] [AD]
  • Documentary about Mollie and Alex, who are among a growing number of teens and twentysomethings embracing the world of public nudity My Daughter the Teenage Nudist Documentary about Mollie and Alex, who are among a growing number of teens and twentysomethings embracing the world of public nudity [S]
  • With 91 cameras filming round the clock, 24 Hours in A&E offers unprecedented access to one of Britain's busiest A&E departments, at King's College Hospital 24 Hours in A&E With 91 cameras filming round the clock, 24 Hours in A&E offers unprecedented access to one of Britain's busiest A&E departments, at King's College Hospital [S] [AD]
  • A frank and intimate portrait of three mature British women who sell sex. How does their profession affect their family lives, and what motivates men to pay for sex with older women? My Granny the Escort A frank and intimate portrait of three mature British women who sell sex. How does their profession affect their family lives, and what motivates men to pay for sex with older women? [S]
  • This First Cut film goes behind the scenes at Britain's biggest male stripper agency as they audition new recruits Confessions of a Male Stripper This First Cut film goes behind the scenes at Britain's biggest male stripper agency as they audition new recruits [S]
  • Can Paul Mason, Britain's fattest man, get the surgery he needs to keep him alive? And will Paul's dream of walking again come true? Britain's Fattest Man Can Paul Mason, Britain's fattest man, get the surgery he needs to keep him alive? And will Paul's dream of walking again come true? [S]
  • A sensitive documentary following a group of women attempting to address the reasons for their difficulties reaching orgasm The Week the Women Came A sensitive documentary following a group of women attempting to address the reasons for their difficulties reaching orgasm [S]
  • Meet the people who have sex in front of strangers in public in a compelling documentary that looks at how and why they do it Dogging Tales Meet the people who have sex in front of strangers in public in a compelling documentary that looks at how and why they do it [S] [AD]
  • The story of the 14 guests and staff trapped in a hotel beneath the Twin Towers on September 11, and their narrow escape The 9/11 Hotel The story of the 14 guests and staff trapped in a hotel beneath the Twin Towers on September 11, and their narrow escape [S]
  • From tattoos to piercings and big boobs, Katie Piper meets people planning major body modifications, and people who've already had them and regret it. Can they persuade the newbies to think again? Bodyshockers From tattoos to piercings and big boobs, Katie Piper meets people planning major body modifications, and people who've already had them and regret it. Can they persuade the newbies to think again? [S]
  • Jacques Peretti takes a critical look at five Titans of mainstream entertainment that have promoted and exploited sex, and influenced our view of what's sexy 50 Years of Bad Sex Jacques Peretti takes a critical look at five Titans of mainstream entertainment that have promoted and exploited sex, and influenced our view of what's sexy [S]
  • Some American parents consider teaching children to shoot a fun family experience. But more than 3000 children are accidentally shot each year. This documentary explores the world of child shooters. Kids and Guns Some American parents consider teaching children to shoot a fun family experience. But more than 3000 children are accidentally shot each year. This documentary explores the world of child shooters. [S] [AD]