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  • A group of people whose lives are dominated by stuttering enrol on an intensive four-day course to find their voices Stammer School: Musharaf Finds His Voice A group of people whose lives are dominated by stuttering enrol on an intensive four-day course to find their voices [S] [AD]
  • Cutting Edge meets animal agents, pet owners and the kittens, puppies and professional pets that star in some of the world's favourite adverts and viral web videos Star Paws: The Rise of Superstar Pets Cutting Edge meets animal agents, pet owners and the kittens, puppies and professional pets that star in some of the world's favourite adverts and viral web videos [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]
  • Droughts, violent storms and floods - has 2012 been a freak year or should we prepare for more extreme weather? Is Our Weather Getting Worse? Droughts, violent storms and floods - has 2012 been a freak year or should we prepare for more extreme weather? [S]
  • 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]
  • Composer, musician and recovering alcoholic James McConnel brings together ten classical musicians whose lives have been blighted by addiction for a spectacular concert Addicts' Symphony Composer, musician and recovering alcoholic James McConnel brings together ten classical musicians whose lives have been blighted by addiction for a spectacular concert [S] [AD]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Guy Martin celebrates the workers of the Industrial Revolution by helping to restore some of the 19th century's most impressive engineering achievements How Britain Worked Guy Martin celebrates the workers of the Industrial Revolution by helping to restore some of the 19th century's most impressive engineering achievements [S]
  • A tribute to the extraordinary Richard Attenborough, who made an unmatched contribution to the British film industry and many other areas of British life Richard Attenborough: A Life A tribute to the extraordinary Richard Attenborough, who made an unmatched contribution to the British film industry and many other areas of British life [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]
  • 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]
  • Tony Robinson explores the true story of the factory workers whose blood, sweat and tears forged the Industrial Revolution, focusing on Quarry Bank, from hit drama series The Mill The Real Mill with Tony Robinson Tony Robinson explores the true story of the factory workers whose blood, sweat and tears forged the Industrial Revolution, focusing on Quarry Bank, from hit drama series The Mill [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]
  • 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]
  • Psychopath Night unravels the mystery of psychopaths, exploring how their minds work, counting down the top ten movie psychopaths and revealing familiar faces on the psychopathic scale Psychopath Night Psychopath Night unravels the mystery of psychopaths, exploring how their minds work, counting down the top ten movie psychopaths and revealing familiar faces on the psychopathic scale [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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • American version of One Born Every Minute, the show that looks 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 USA American version of One Born Every Minute, the show that looks at the drama and emotion of a maternity unit from the perspective of the parents-to-be and the maternity ward staff [S]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]