All shows in the Documentaries category

  1. Royal Marines Commando School

    Royal Marines Commando School

    5 Episodes

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

  2. Educating Yorkshire

    Educating Yorkshire

    9 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

  3. Stammer School: Musharaf Finds His Voice

    Stammer School: Musharaf Finds His Voice

    1 Episode

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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

  4. Worst Place to be a Pilot

    Worst Place to be a Pilot

    2 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

  5. Star Paws: The Rise of Superstar Pets

    Star Paws: The Rise of Superstar Pets

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    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

  6. Dogs: Their Secret Lives

    Dogs: Their Secret Lives

    2 Series, 4 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

  7. First Time Farmers

    First Time Farmers

    2 Series, 9 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

  8. My Online Bride

    My Online Bride

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    From Bangkok to Ukraine, this programme follows British men as they head abroad in search of a wife

  9. Addicts' Symphony

    Addicts' Symphony

    1 Episode

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    Composer, musician and recovering alcoholic James McConnel brings together ten classical musicians whose lives have been blighted by addiction for a spectacular concert

  10. One Born series 5

    One Born Every Minute

    5 Series, 49 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

  11. The Real Mill with Tony Robinson

    The Real Mill with Tony Robinson

    2 Episodes

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    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

  12. Child Genius

    Child Genius

    2 Series, 6 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

  13. The World's Weirdest Weather

    The World's Weirdest Weather

    3 Episodes

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    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.

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    Food Unwrapped

    4 Series, 21 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

  15. Richard III: The New Evidence

    Richard III: The New Evidence

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    Would Richard III's spinal deformity have prevented him from leading the charge at the Battle of Bosworth?

  16. Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap: Dr Dre and Ice-T

    Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap

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    Vibrant, feature-length documentary discussing the art behind rap music with old-school icons and reigning superstars, presented by rapper Ice-T

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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

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    Richard Attenborough: A Life

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    A tribute to the extraordinary Richard Attenborough, who made an unmatched contribution to the British film industry and many other areas of British life

  19. 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.

  20. Richard III: The King in the Car Park

    Richard III: The King in the Car Park

    2 Episodes

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    Was a skeleton found under a Leicester car park really Richard III? With exclusive access to the investigating team, this documentary reveals the answer.

  21. 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

  22. My-Daughter-the-Teenage-Nudist

    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

  23. 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

  24. Naked golfers

    Naked Calendars

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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

  25. Dogging Tales

    Dogging Tales

    1 Episode

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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

  26. Secrets of the Living Dolls

    Secrets of the Living Dolls

    1 Episode

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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

  27. 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?

  28. Fabulous Fashionistas

    Fabulous Fashionistas

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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

  29. 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

  30. My Phone Sex Secrets

    My Phone Sex Secrets

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    Phone sex is one industry booming in the face of recession. My Phone Sex Secrets meets the women paid to talk dirty.

  31. Brazil

    Unreported World

    4 Series, 59 Episodes

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

  32. All in the Best Possible Taste with Grayson Perry

    In the Best Possible Taste - Grayson Perry

    3 Episodes

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    Artist Grayson Perry explores British tastes, using his discoveries as inspiration for a work of art

  33. My Big Fat Fetish

    My Big Fat Fetish

    1 Episode

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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.

  34. 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.

  35. Sex on Wheels

    Sex on Wheels

    1 Episode

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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

  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

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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

  38. Scandimania

    Scandimania

    3 Episodes

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    Sweden, Denmark and Norway have been voted the happiest countries in the world. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is off to find out why.

  39. How Britain Worked

    How Britain Worked

    6 Episodes

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    Guy Martin celebrates the workers of the Industrial Revolution by helping to restore some of the 19th century's most impressive engineering achievements

  40. James

    Virgin School

    1 Episode

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    Virgin School follows the emotional and physical journey of 26-year-old virgin James as he embarks on a unique four-month course for sexually inexperienced men in Amsterdam

  41. Liberty of London

    Liberty of London

    3 Episodes

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    Behind the scenes at Liberty as it gears up for the Christmas shopping season, in a series that meets the iconic department store's unique customers and staff

  42. Millionaire Boy Racers

    Millionaire Boy Racers

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    London is becoming the top summer destination for super-rich Arab tourists and their supercars, but many Knightsbridge and Chelsea residents are now complaining of sleepless nights...

  43. 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

  44. Educating Essex

    Educating Essex

    7 Episodes

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    This series follows a group of GCSE students, and the staff who teach them, as they face the most important year in their education

  45. Bodyshock

    Bodyshock

    8 Series, 8 Episodes

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

  46. When Bjork Met Attenborough

    When Bjork Met Attenborough

    1 Episode

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

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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. My Transsexual Summer

    My Transsexual Summer

    4 Episodes

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    A series that follows seven people who are undertaking a range of gender affirmation procedures as they make the journey to realise their true identities

  49. 16 Kids and Counting

    16 Kids and Counting

    2 Series, 7 Episodes

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    What's life like when you have enough children to field your own football team?

  50. 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

  51. Sex Toy Stories

    Sex Toy Stories

    1 Episode

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    Eight ordinary women join forces with Ann Summers to create a new sex toy

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