All shows in the Documentaries category

  1. 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

  2. Educating the East End

    Educating the East End

    5 Episodes

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

  3. Who Are You? with Grayson Perry

    Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

    2 Episodes

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    Grayson Perry turns his attention to identity as he creates portraits - from tapestries to sculptures and pots - of diverse individuals who are all trying to define who they are

  4. You Can't Get the Staff

    You Can't Get the Staff

    2 Episodes

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    Cameras venture behind the doors of some of Britain's poshest homes to see how the cream of society handle their domestic staff

  5. Speed with Guy Martin

    Speed with Guy Martin

    2 Series, 5 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

  6. 24 Hours in A&E

    24 Hours in A&E

    1 Episode

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    Cameras film around the clock in some of Britain's busiest A&E departments

  7. Nazi Megastructures

    Nazi Megastructures

    4 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. The Supervet

    The Supervet

    2 Series, 7 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

  9. Unreported World

    Unreported World

    4 Series, 64 Episodes

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

  10. 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

  11. Hitler's Hidden Drug Habit: Secret History

    Hitler's Hidden Drug Habit: Secret History

    1 Episode

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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

  12. Walking Through History

    Walking Through History

    3 Series, 11 Episodes

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    Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through some of Britain's most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from our past

  13. Supersize vs Superskinny

    Supersize vs Superskinny

    2 Series, 11 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

  14. 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.

  15. Gallipoli's Lost Shipwrecks

    Gallipoli's Lost Shipwrecks

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    Documentary in which underwater explorer Dr Robert Ballard pieces together long-lost stories from the First World War's Gallipoli campaign through the wrecks lying on the sea floor around its coast

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    Treasures Decoded

    2 Episodes

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

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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. 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

  19. 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

  20. Posh Pawn

    Posh Pawn

    6 Episodes

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

  21. Operation Maneater

    Operation Maneater

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

  22. Shop Secrets: Tricks of the Trade

    Shop Secrets: Tricks of the Trade

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    Harry Wallop puts hidden cameras inside shops, restaurants and market stalls, to reveal the tricks and scams used to make us spend our money

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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?

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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.

  29. 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

  30. Sex Toy Stories

    Sex Toy Stories

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

  31. 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

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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

  33. 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

  34. Confessions of a Male Stripper

    Confessions of a Male Stripper

    1 Episode

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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. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

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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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  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. My Online Bride

    My Online Bride

    1 Episode

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

  43. 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.

  44. 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

  45. 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.

  46. The Model Agency

    The Model Agency

    7 Episodes

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    This series goes inside the offices of Premier Model Management to reveal the realities of life in the world's most glamorous industry

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. The Hotel

    The Hotel

    2 Series, 16 Episodes

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    A real-life Fawlty Towers, this comedy-doc looks at life above and below stairs at Torquay's Grosvenor Hotel

  50. My Phone Sex Secrets

    My Phone Sex Secrets

    1 Episode

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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.

  51. 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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