All shows in the Documentaries category

  1. Educating the East End

    Educating the East End

    4 Episodes

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    Playground high jinks, inspirational lessons and life-changing friendships and events, from Frederick Bremer School in East London

  2. 24 Hours in Police Custody

    24 Hours in Police Custody

    4 Episodes

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    Bedfordshire Police allowed more than 80 cameras to follow their work for this landmark documentary series from the makers of 24 Hours in A&E

  3. Guy Martin's Spitfire

    Guy Martin's Spitfire

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    Guy Martin joins the two-year restoration of a Spitfire that was buried in a French beach for decades, and tells the Boy's Own-style story of its pilot

  4. The Paedophile Hunter

    The Paedophile Hunter

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    This documentary follows online vigilante Stinson Hunter and his associates, who pose as children on social networking sites to draw out men who they assert have paedophilic predilections

  5. Hitler's Hidden Drug Habit: Secret History

    Hitler's Hidden Drug Habit: Secret History

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    This documentary sheds new light on Hitler's poor health, hypochondria and extraordinary drug dependency, drawing on his personal physician's previously secret medical diaries and journals

  6. The Supervet

    The Supervet

    2 Series, 6 Episodes

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    Hard-to-cure pets from across the country receive cutting-edge care from Noel Fitzpatrick, the 'Bionic Vet', and his crack veterinary team

  7. Nazi Megastructures

    Nazi Megastructures

    3 Episodes

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    Documentary series charting how the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware in history and uncovering the hidden remains of Hitler's most ambitious megastructures

  8. Curing Cancer

    Curing Cancer

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    This Cutting Edge documentary follows four patients involved in trials of some of the most advanced new cancer treatments in the world, and the doctors at UCH who are leading the way

  9. Unreported World

    Unreported World

    4 Series, 62 Episodes

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    Critically acclaimed series on the lives of people in some of the fastest-changing areas of the world

  10. Extreme Brat Camp

    Extreme Brat Camp

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    There are over 1000 brat camps in the USA, in an industry estimated to be worth over $2 billion. This True Stories documentary explores the child intervention industry.

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    Treasures Decoded

    4 Episodes

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    Series using state-of-the-art forensic science to shed new light on ancient mysteries

  12. Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina: Caught on Camera

    1 Episode

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    A reconstruction of when Hurricane Katrina hit America, using footage shot by those who experienced the cataclysmic storm and its aftermath

  13. The Men with Many Wives

    The Men with Many Wives

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    Some estimate that there are 20,000 polygamous marriages among Muslims in the UK. This documentary explores polygamous life and asks how it can be reconciled with modern British values.

  14. Operation Maneater

    Operation Maneater

    2 Episodes

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    Mark Evans explores the latest attempts to protect humans and deadly predators from each other

  15. Posh Pawn

    Posh Pawn

    2 Series, 7 Episodes

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    From helicopters to Lamborghinis, mini-submarines and Hermes handbags, Posh Pawn uncovers the hidden world of high-end pawnbroking

  16. NFL: Hard Knocks

    NFL: Hard Knocks

    2 Episodes

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    Hard Knocks follows the players, coaches and staff of the Atlanta Falcons, chronicling the daily demands of an NFL training camp

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    Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

    5 Series, 22 Episodes

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    Revealing documentary series that offers a window into the secretive, extravagant and surprising world of gypsies and travellers in Britain today

  18. Dogs: Their Secret Lives

    Dogs: Their Secret Lives

    3 Series, 6 Episodes

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    Mark Evans examines what our dogs get up to while we're out, and how to keep them happy in the modern British home

  19. First Time Farmers

    First Time Farmers

    5 Episodes

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    A new generation of farmers is breathing life into the agricultural world, balancing hard work with finding time for love, laughter and partying

  20. More Sex Please, We're British

    More Sex Please, We're British

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    Funny and frank documentary about the UK's booming market for sex toys

  21. Bear Grylls

    The Island with Bear Grylls

    6 Episodes

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    Bear Grylls drops 13 men on a remote, uninhabited Pacific island for a month. Can they survive?

  22. Sex Box

    Sex Box

    7 Episodes

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    Sex is integral to our lives, but few of us talk about it openly and honestly with our partners. In Sex Box, couples discuss their feelings and sensations about their love life after having sex.

  23. Speed with Guy Martin

    Speed with Guy Martin

    4 Episodes

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    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

  24. Secrets of the Living Dolls

    Secrets of the Living Dolls

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    A remarkable behind-the-scenes look at the secretive world of female masking, where men transform themselves into dolls by squeezing into elaborate rubber second skins

  25. Dogging Tales

    Dogging Tales

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    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

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    My Daughter the Teenage Nudist

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    Documentary about Mollie and Alex, who are among a growing number of teens and twentysomethings embracing the world of public nudity

  27. One Born series 5

    One Born Every Minute

    4 Series, 47 Episodes

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    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

  28. Date My Porn Star

    Date My Porn Star

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    Three British porn obsessives visit LA, where they meet their favourite adult movie stars, but also witness the darker side of the porn industry

  29. Meet the Mormons

    Meet the Mormons

    1 Episode

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    With unique access, this documentary follows a British Mormon as he seeks to convert people to his faith

  30. Royal Marines Commando School

    Royal Marines Commando School

    8 Episodes

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    Behind the scenes of one of the most arduous basic military training programmes in the world

  31. 9/11: The Lost Tapes

    9/11: The Lost Tapes

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    Newly released recordings of military and air traffic control conversations offer a moving perspective on 9/11 and the fateful minutes that changed America forever

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    First Dates

    2 Series, 14 Episodes

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    The First Dates restaurant throws open its doors to single people looking for love

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    Pakistan's Hidden Shame

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    Powerful documentary about the sexual exploitation and abuse of many thousands of poor and vulnerable children in Pakistan's north-western city of Peshawar

  34. Confessions of a Male Stripper

    Confessions of a Male Stripper

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    This First Cut film goes behind the scenes at Britain's biggest male stripper agency as they audition new recruits

  35. Fabulous Fashionistas

    Fabulous Fashionistas

    1 Episode

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    This Cutting Edge documentary meets six women with an average age of 80, who are determined to look fabulous, have fun and redefine old age

  36. The Undateables

    The Undateables

    3 Series, 12 Episodes

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    People living with challenging conditions are often considered 'undateable' - this series meets a few and follows their attempts to find love

  37. Worst Place to be a Pilot

    Worst Place to be a Pilot

    4 Episodes

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    A visually jaw-dropping series that follows young British pilots flying in some of the most breathtaking, remote and dangerous locations on earth

  38. Bodyshock

    Bodyshock

    7 Series, 7 Episodes

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    Long-running documentary strand that investigates extraordinary and moving real-life stories about the extremes of the human body

  39. Supersize vs Superskinny

    Supersize vs Superskinny

    10 Episodes

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    Documentary series in which two extreme eaters - one very overweight and the other severely underweight - swap diets in an attempt to change the way they view food and eating

  40. Sex on Wheels

    Sex on Wheels

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    A warm, funny and extraordinary film exploring the different ways disabled people deal with the barriers they can face trying to fulfil that most basic human need: sexual intimacy

  41. Naked golfers

    Naked Calendars

    1 Episode

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    A light-hearted documentary that examines the peculiarly British phenomenon of the naked charity calendar - and our sometimes strange national attitude to nudity

  42. The Sex Clinic

    The Sex Clinic

    3 Episodes

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    The number of people visiting sexual health clinics has doubled in five years. This series meets the patients and busy staff at two of them.

  43. Rogue Baboon and Joy Reidenberg

    Inside Nature's Giants

    10 Episodes

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    The award-winning series that gets under the skin of the largest animals on the planet, exploring their anatomy to reveal how these creatures really work

  44. Educating Yorkshire

    Educating Yorkshire

    8 Episodes

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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

  45. Erin O'Connor

    This Model Life

    3 Episodes

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    This three-part series takes a look at the unforgiving world of fashion, from the models whose faces grace the covers of Vogue to the people who find them, groom them and put them there

  46. My Big Fat Fetish

    My Big Fat Fetish

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    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.

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    Living with the Amish

    5 Episodes

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    The notoriously private Amish community opens its doors to six British teenagers who head to Ohio to see if they can hack six weeks of hard work and simple living

  48. When Bjork Met Attenborough

    When Bjork Met Attenborough

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    Björk and Sir David Attenborough explore our relationship with music and how it exists in the natural world

  49. How to Be a Billionaire

    How to Be a Billionaire

    1 Episode

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    Some of the world's wealthiest individuals reveal all about their lives, their lifestyle, their dreams, how they've achieved their success and the revolutionary new projects they're working on

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    Food Unwrapped

    4 Series, 33 Episodes

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    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

  51. Child Genius

    Child Genius

    2 Series, 8 Episodes

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    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

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