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All shows in the Documentaries category

  1. Royal Marines Commando School

    Royal Marines Commando School

    5 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

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    Pakistan's Hidden Shame

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  3. Stammer School: Musharaf Finds His Voice

    Stammer School: Musharaf Finds His Voice

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    A group of people whose lives are dominated by stuttering enrol on an intensive four-day course to find their voices

  4. Educating Yorkshire

    Educating Yorkshire

    9 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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

  5. Worst Place to be a Pilot

    Worst Place to be a Pilot

    3 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  6. Dogs: Their Secret Lives

    Dogs: Their Secret Lives

    2 Series, 5 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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. Addicts' Symphony

    Addicts' Symphony

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  8. Star Paws: The Rise of Superstar Pets

    Star Paws: The Rise of Superstar Pets

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    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

  9. My Online Bride

    My Online Bride

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  10. The Real Mill with Tony Robinson

    The Real Mill with Tony Robinson

    2 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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

  11. First Time Farmers

    First Time Farmers

    2 Series, 9 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  12. One Born series 5

    One Born Every Minute

    5 Series, 49 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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

  13. Child Genius

    Child Genius

    2 Series, 5 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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

  14. Richard III: The New Evidence

    Richard III: The New Evidence

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

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    Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

    22 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  16. The World's Weirdest Weather

    The World's Weirdest Weather

    3 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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

    Favourite Show

    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

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

    Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    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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    Richard Attenborough: A Life

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  20. Sex Box

    Sex Box

    7 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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.

  21. More Sex Please, We're British

    More Sex Please, We're British

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  22. The Great British Paraorchestra

    The Great British Paraorchestra

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    Internationally renowned conductor Charles Hazlewood sets out to form an orchestra made up of talented musicians with disabilities

  23. Dogging Tales

    Dogging Tales

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    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

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  25. My Big Fat Fetish

    My Big Fat Fetish

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    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.

  26. Date My Porn Star

    Date My Porn Star

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  27. Richard III: The King in the Car Park

    Richard III: The King in the Car Park

    2 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  28. Fabulous Fashionistas

    Fabulous Fashionistas

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    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. Bear Grylls

    The Island with Bear Grylls

    6 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  30. How to Be a Billionaire

    How to Be a Billionaire

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    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

  31. Naked golfers

    Naked Calendars

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  32. Scandimania

    Scandimania

    3 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  33. Secrets of the Living Dolls

    Secrets of the Living Dolls

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    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

  34. When Bjork Met Attenborough

    When Bjork Met Attenborough

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  35. The Cruel Cut

    The Cruel Cut

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    A passionate, exuberant exploration of the complex world of Female Genital Mutilation

  36. Brazil

    Unreported World

    59 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  37. Bi-Curious Me

    Bi-Curious Me

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    Bi-Curious Me meets three women coming to terms with changes in their sexuality and exploring same-sex relationships

  38. All in the Best Possible Taste with Grayson Perry

    In the Best Possible Taste - Grayson Perry

    3 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  39. Sex on Wheels

    Sex on Wheels

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    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

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    First Dates

    2 Series, 14 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  41. My Phone Sex Secrets

    My Phone Sex Secrets

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  42. The Undateables

    The Undateables

    3 Series, 12 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  43. Bodyshock

    Bodyshock

    8 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  44. Death Row Stories

    Death Row

    2 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    Documentary series that follows director Werner Herzog uncovering the stories of inmates in America as they await execution

  45. Rogue Baboon and Joy Reidenberg

    Inside Nature's Giants

    10 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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

  46. One Born: Plus Size Mums

    One Born: Plus Size Mums

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    One Born: Plus Size Mums follows three severely obese pregnant mothers as they, and the professionals who care for them, do all they can to bring their children safely into the world

  47. Supersize vs Superskinny

    Supersize vs Superskinny

    10 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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

  48. Confessions of a Male Stripper

    Confessions of a Male Stripper

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  49. Live from Space

    Live from Space

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    A groundbreaking and exciting season of programmes made in collaboration with NASA, taking viewers into space with the astronauts on the International Space Station

  50. My Tattoo Addiction

    My Tattoo Addiction

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    An uplifting, warm and often eye-watering exploration of the motives and experiences of people who go under the needle

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