What Really Happened

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On a mission to extract reality from rumour, investigative journalist Jacques Peretti picks apart the most sensational high-profile scandals of recent years

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On a mission to extract reality from rumour, investigative journalist Jacques Peretti picks apart the most sensational high-profile scandals of recent years

  • Michael Jackson in 2009

    Michael Jackson's Last Days: What Really Happened

    Jacques Perreti investigates the story behind the passing of a superstar: from the announcement of Michael Jackson's spectacular comeback concerts to his death on 25 June 2009

  • Jacques Peretti

    Madonna and Mercy: What Really Happened

    In 2009, Malawi's Supreme Court of Appeal granted Madonna's adoption of Mercy James. Ahead of the verdict Jacques Peretti visited Malawi to find out why Madonna's bid to adopt Mercy polarised opinion.

  • Prince Harry at a Christmas service

    William and Harry: What Really Happened

    Jacques Peretti takes a closer look at the world of Princes William and Harry, investigating the truth behind the press headlines

  • Jacques with Johnny Gold

    Dodi Al-Fayed: What Really Happened

    Journalist Jacques Peretti talks to close friends and the former PA of Dodi Al-Fayed and builds up a clearer picture of the man who ended up with Princess Diana

  • Michael Barrymore

    Michael Barrymore: What Really Happened

    Journalist Jacques Peretti visits Essex to examine what happened on the night Stuart Lubbock died in Michael Barrymore's swimming pool

  • Jacques Peretti

    Heather Mills: What Really Happened

    Jacques Peretti delves deep into one of the iconic stories of our time, Heather Mills' divorce from Paul McCartney, trying to separate fact from fiction

  • Jacques Peretti

    Paul Burrell: What Really Happened

    Journalist Jacques Peretti returns with the What Really Happened series. In the first programme he investigates the world of Diana's former butler, Paul Burrell.

What Really Happened synopsis

On a mission to extract reality from rumour, investigative journalist Jacques Peretti picks apart the most sensational high-profile scandals of recent years

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