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All shows in the Documentaries category

  1. Royal Marines Commando School

    Royal Marines Commando School

    4 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Worst Place to be a Pilot

    Worst Place to be a Pilot

    2 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, 4 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. 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

  8. 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.

  9. One Born series 5

    One Born Every Minute

    5 Series, 50 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

  10. 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

  11. The Real Mill with Tony Robinson

    The Real Mill with Tony Robinson

    1 Episode

    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

  12. Child Genius

    Child Genius

    2 Series, 6 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

  13. Kids and Guns

    Kids and Guns

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    Some American parents consider teaching children to shoot a fun family experience. But more than 3000 children are accidentally shot each year. This documentary explores the world of child shooters.

  14. 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

  15. 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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    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

  17. Richard-Attenborough-Brand_v2

    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

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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

  19. World's Worst Natural Disasters

    World's Worst Natural Disasters

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    Documentary in which experts list the most significant natural disasters of all time, revealing the key moments that turned natural phenomena into human catastrophes

  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. My-Daughter-the-Teenage-Nudist

    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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  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. 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.

  30. 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?

  31. Gok Wan: Made in China

    Gok Wan: Made in China

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    Gok Wan travels to China, meeting the people and factories that supply the West with jeans, bras, bed sheets, mobile phones and even London's black cabs

  32. Hippo: Nature's Wild Feast

    Hippo: Nature's Wild Feast

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    A high-tech illustration of nature's food chain in action as an entire ecological system, including predators, scavengers, birds and insects, consumes the carcass of an adult hippo

  33. 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

  34. Frankenstein: A Modern Myth

    Frankenstein: A Modern Myth

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    An examination of the myth of Frankenstein and how Mary Shelley's story has been depicted, with access to Danny Boyle's sell-out hit at the National Theatre

  35. 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.

  36. Educating Essex

    Educating Essex

    7 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. Sex Toy Stories

    Sex Toy Stories

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

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

  40. 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

  41. Amish_brand

    Living with the Amish

    5 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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

  42. The Plane Crash

    The Plane Crash

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    An international team of scientists, experts and elite pilots deliberately crash land a 170-seat Boeing 727 passenger jet to study the mechanics of a plane crash in real time

  43. James

    Virgin School

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    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

  44. What's My Body Worth?

    What's My Body Worth?

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    Filmmaker Storm Theunissen explores the lucrative body-parts industry as she sets out to sell every bit of her body she legally can, and discover if her body's worth more dead or alive

  45. 16 Kids and Counting

    16 Kids and Counting

    7 Episodes

    Favourite Show

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

  46. Bitches and Beauty Queens

    Bitches and Beauty Queens

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    A unique behind-the-scenes look at one of India's most prestigious and intensive beauty camps, where pretty young women are turned into beauty godesses

  47. 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.

  48. Secret millionaire Dave King

    The Secret Millionaire

    25 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    Millionaire benefactors say goodbye to their luxury lifestyles and go undercover in deprived areas to find out who needs their help

  49. Speed with Guy Martin

    Speed with Guy Martin

    4 Episodes

    Favourite Show

    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

  50. Alex Brooker: My Perfect Body

    Alex Brooker: My Perfect Body

    1 Episode

    Favourite Show

    Alex Brooker explores male body image, while he tries to lose two stone and get a six-pack in just two months

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