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Home Truths

A series of short films exploring what Home means to us in all its weird and wonderful forms

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Home Truths

  1. Shoebox in Paradise
    Shoebox in Paradise

    Who wouldn't want to live in a stately home? Or even just a small corner of one?

  2. Starting Over
    Starting Over

    When Rosie was given the all-clear from cancer, she moved her family into a new house

  3. Life in the Slow Lane
    Life in the Slow Lane

    Abby and Martin escape the work-sleep-repeat routine by moving to a Scottish island

  4. Step Into Another World
    Step Into Another World

    What's the difference between an ex-council house and Narnia? Not a lot here in Essex

First Dates

Picks

Here's eight of our very favourite moments from the first two series of First Dates. And don't worry... DJ Terry Turbo is in there, with some of his quickest courting ever.

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One Born Every Minute: The Dads

  1. Three Men and Their Babies
    Three Men and Their Babies

    Is there more to being a young dad than sleepless nights, nappy disasters and no social life? Join three men in their 20s...

  2. From Lad to Dad
    From Lad to Dad

    Darren's life used to be all about the pub, the footie and his mates. But everything changed one night five months ago...

  3. Baby Bonding
    Baby Bonding

    Twenty-three-year-old Al has lots of tricks up his sleeve when it comes to creating a strong bond with his young son...

  4. Big Kid
    Big Kid

    Becoming a dad in his 20s was a shock to Michael, so how easy has it been to put down his comic books and computer...

Bad Dates

The Karaoke Singer

Curt goes on a rollercoaster ride of emotion with a flamboyant karaoke singer

Tofu

  1. Instasex
    Instasex

    Instasex

  2. Queer as F**k
    Queer as F**k

    The British public and the casts of Cucumber and Banana talk taste and decency, sexual politics, and sex on TV! Plus a...

  3. Teenage Lust
    Teenage Lust

    The great British public and the casts of Cucumber and Banana discuss the hormonal awakening of teenagers, and the adole...

  4. Good Sex, Bad Sex
    Good Sex, Bad Sex

    Do you know if you're good in bed? The British public, and casts of Cucumber and Banana, talk openly about the importance...

The Black Lesbian Handbook

  1. The Scene
    The Scene

    The Scene (n.): Underground Black Lesbian community

  2. Head and Straps
    Head and Straps

    Straps (n. pl.): Sex toys popular with lesbians

  3. The Token
    The Token

    Token (n.): Minority white girl on The Scene

  4. The Stud
    The Stud

    Stud (n.): The masculine one in a lesbian relationship

Most Popular Shorts on 4oD

  1. Tofu
    Tofu

    The British public, porn stars and casts of Cucumber and Banana share their sex confessions and disastrous encounters

  2. One Born Every Minute: The Dads
    One Born Every Minute: The Dads

    Just how difficult is it to be a young bloke with a new baby? Three men in their 20s embark on a life-changing adventure...

  3. First Dates: Picks
    First Dates: Picks

    Here's eight of our very favourite moments from the first two series of First Dates.

  4. My Secret Tattoo
    My Secret Tattoo

    The unlikeliest people have the unlikeliest tattoos in the unlikeliest places, and now their secrets are revealed

All Shorts Available

  1. 24 Hour Party Politics
    24 Hour Party Politics

    Follow Bez, the Happy Monday taking on corporate monsters and political schemers in his own unique style.

  2. The Art of Foley: Comedy Blaps
    The Art of Foley: Comedy Blaps

    Comedy series about two Foley artists, Roger and Roger, who haven't worked on a hit in years

  3. Bad Dates
    Bad Dates

    True, painful and hilarious dating stories from real people, re-enacted by actors

  4. Bad Robots
    Bad Robots

    Tired of being taken for granted, technology is rising up against humans - the robots are coming.

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  1. The Black Lesbian Handbook
    The Black Lesbian Handbook

    A lively guide to the underground Black Lesbian scene in Britain

  2. Body Mods
    Body Mods

    Now that tattoos are mainstream, are body modifications the new tattoos? Real, full-on bodily rebellion?

  3. Comedy Blaps
    Comedy Blaps

    Channel 4's vehicle for delivering fresh comedy talent in moreish, bite-sized chunks

  4. Channel 4 Comedy: Picks
    Channel 4 Comedy: Picks

    Some of the best moments from some of our favourite comedies...

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  1. Craic Addicts
    Craic Addicts

    Craic Addicts reviews the messed-up internet and real-life trends that are set to dominate your life

  2. Daughters and Fathers
    Daughters and Fathers

    What daughters really think of their fathers. What fathers really think of their daughters.

  3. Double Vision
    Double Vision

    Key life events - from first dates to childbirth - seen from the different perspectives of the two people involved

  4. Educating Binky
    Educating Binky

    Mark Francis takes the hapless Binky on a couture tour of London to educate her in the ways of high-end style

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  1. Educating What I Wished I'd Known
    Educating What I Wished I'd Known

    Students from Educating Essex and Yorkshire reveal one piece of advice they wish they could have given their teenage selves

  2. First Dates: Picks
    First Dates: Picks

    From monumental mismatches to the cutest of couplings, we take a trip through the ups and downs of First Dates

  3. Futurgasm
    Futurgasm

    KG goes to San Fran to check out the latest tech and social trends and see Which crazes will make it this side of the water

  4. Food Secrets
    Food Secrets

    Kate Quilton uncovers the good, the bad and the ugly food secrets lurking in your kitchen.

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  1. Four to the Floor
    Four to the Floor

    Celebrating music you love with intimate access and passion-fueled performances from this generation's most tipped artists

  2. Guy Martin's Passion for Life
    Guy Martin's Passion for Life

    A series of films that reveal Guy's complex character featuring exclusive access to his normally off-limits private life

  3. Hollyoaks: The Story of Mercedes
    Hollyoaks: The Story of Mercedes

    Murder, affairs and a LOT of bodycon. Join Hollyoaks actress Jen Metcalfe as she looks back at the life of Mercedes McQueen

  4. Hollyoaks: Tom's Life
    Hollyoaks: Tom's Life

    After Nancy and Darren's break up Tom's plan to get them back together goes wrong he almost gives up completely...

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  1. Home Truths
    Home Truths

    A series of short films exploring what Home means to us in all its weird and wonderful forms

  2. Jamie Oliver's Food Tube
    Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

    Jamie Oliver and guests serve up some of their best tips and recipes

  3. Made in Chelsea: Normal for Chelsea
    Made in Chelsea: Normal for Chelsea

    Every Channel 4 show bends the idea of normal, through characters, opinions and situations. But what is or isn't 

  4. Made in Chelsea: Picks
    Made in Chelsea: Picks

    Made In Chelsea rolled into tiny packages. Expect flirting, awkward silences, insane parties and plenty of eye rolling.

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  1. Mad on Chelsea
    Mad on Chelsea

    The ultimate Made in Chelsea super-fan show, hosted by your favourite MiC cast, featuring you, the fans!

  2. Makers
    Makers

    Celebrating creative entrepreneurs who are passionate about quality, attention-to-detail and craftsmanship

  3. Mashed
    Mashed

    #mashed is jam packed with 100% original comedy clips from awesome YouTube talent

  4. My Secret Tattoo
    My Secret Tattoo

    The unlikeliest people have the unlikeliest tattoos in the unlikeliest places, and now their secrets are revealed

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  1. Not Safe For Work: Picks
    Not Safe For Work: Picks

    Get up close and personal with some adult-themed shows. Birds do it. Bees do it. Even we at 4oD do it...

  2. Online and Lying
    Online and Lying

    Why are our online lives so different from our real lives, and what effect does this have on us, our friends and our family

  3. Random Acts
    Random Acts

    Showcasing diverse, specially commissioned three-minute films chosen for their bold and original expressions of creativity

  4. Selfies
    Selfies

    Four young Brits film themselves as they live through dramatic, life-changing moments

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  1. Sam Simmons: Wallstud: Comedy Blaps
    Sam Simmons: Wallstud: Comedy Blaps

    Sam Simmons is a Wallstud... he divides the room. He is not good at people, he has a weird looking head...

  2. Tattoo Twists
    Tattoo Twists

    The human stories behind tattoos that get covered up or changed, for all kinds of reasons

  3. Taxi Gags
    Taxi Gags

    Comedy in a cab! It's the funniest journey you'll ever take, as comics share their jokes, stories, rants and confessions.

  4. The Complete History Of…
    The Complete History Of…

    Pompous Professor Martins (the Mighty Boosh's Rich Fulcher) is on a mission to discover the history of modern trends

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  1. The Inbetweeners Picks
    The Inbetweeners Picks

    We examine the most memorable, hilarious - and often disgusting - moments from The Inbetweeners

  2. Tofu
    Tofu

    The British public, porn stars and casts of Cucumber and Banana share their sex confessions and disastrous encounters

  3. Toast of London: Picks
    Toast of London: Picks

    We pulled together some of our favourite bits from the daily life of actor Stephen Toast

  4. Two Players
    Two Players

    Stars kick back on our sofa for a chat while playing some of the newest, best and worst video games