Documentary Episodes

Helicopter Heroes Down Under: Series 2 - Episode 8

Helicopter Heroes Down Under: Series 2 - Episode 8

Flight nurse Sue looks after a farmer crushed by a hay bale.
29mins
BBC
Helicopter Heroes Down Under: Series 2 - Episode 3

Helicopter Heroes Down Under: Series 2 - Episode 3

Pilot Kevin rescues a settler from Wales who is critically ill on his yacht.
29mins
BBC
Life Inside Jail - Hell on Earth - Episode 2

Life Inside Jail - Hell on Earth - Episode 2

Jarquell Williams is on trial for murder after being accused of shooting a local man.
46mins
BBC
Life Inside Jail - Hell on Earth - Episode 1

Life Inside Jail - Hell on Earth - Episode 1

Correctional Officers at Albany jail await the arrival of seven senior gangsters.
45mins
BBC
Life And Death Row: Series 2 - Truth

Life And Death Row: Series 2 - Truth

Two teenage boys give different accounts of the murder with which they are both charged.
52mins
BBC
Life And Death Row: Series 2 - Punishment

Life And Death Row: Series 2 - Punishment

Daniel Lopez is resisting all appeals to block his execution.
51mins
BBC
Life And Death Row: Series 2 - Execution

Life And Death Row: Series 2 - Execution

Shawn Ford Jr is on trial and a jury must decide whether he should live or die.
51mins
BBC
Chinese New Year - The Greatest Celebration On Earth - Episode 3

Chinese New Year - The Greatest Celebration On Earth - Episode 3

Kate Humble and Ant Anstead are in Hong Kong to see what happens right after New Year.
50mins
BBC
Chinese New Year - The Greatest Celebration On Earth - Episode 2

Chinese New Year - The Greatest Celebration On Earth - Episode 2

Kate Humble takes part in a flower auction as lucky red roses are sold for New Year.
50mins
BBC
Chinese New Year - The Greatest Celebration On Earth - Episode 1

Chinese New Year - The Greatest Celebration On Earth - Episode 1

Kate Humble, Jing Lusi and Ant Anstead experience the New Year transport rush and crush.
50mins
BBC
Caribbean With Simon Reeve - Episode 3

Caribbean With Simon Reeve - Episode 3

Simon discovers Hondurans living in the grip of violent criminal gangs.
59mins
BBC
Caribbean With Simon Reeve - Episode 2

Caribbean With Simon Reeve - Episode 2

Travelling from Barbados to Colombia, Simon meets the region's extraordinary people.
59mins
BBC
Caribbean With Simon Reeve - Episode 1

Caribbean With Simon Reeve - Episode 1

Simon explores both the light and dark sides of the Dominican Republic.
59mins
BBC
BP - In Deep Water

BP - In Deep Water

US Oil industry expert Greg Palast uncovers startling evidence of oil industry misconduct.
51mins
BBC
Between Life and Death

Between Life and Death

Provocative documentary following the doctors who can now interrupt the death process.
51mins
BBC
Ancient Worlds - City Of Man, City Of God

Ancient Worlds - City Of Man, City Of God

In the last of the series, Richard Miles examines the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.
52mins
BBC
Ancient Worlds - Republic Of Virtue

Ancient Worlds - Republic Of Virtue

Archaeologist and historian Richard Miles examines the phenomenon of the Roman Republic.
52mins
BBC
Ancient Worlds - Return Of The King

Ancient Worlds - Return Of The King

Richard Miles traces the battle-scarred career of Alexander the Great.
52mins
BBC
Ancient Worlds - The Greek Thing

Ancient Worlds - The Greek Thing

Richard Miles explores the power and the paradox of the 'Greek Thing'.
52mins
BBC
Ancient Worlds - The Age Of Iron

Ancient Worlds - The Age Of Iron

Richard Miles looks at the winners, losers and survivors of the great Bronze Age collapse.
50mins
BBC
Ancient Worlds - Come Together

Ancient Worlds - Come Together

Richard Miles traces the roots of civilisation in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and Greece.
52mins
BBC
Addicted To Pleasure - Whisky

Addicted To Pleasure - Whisky

Brian Cox reveals how whisky has shaped Scotland's hard-drinking reputation.
49mins
BBC
Addicted To Pleasure - Tobacco

Addicted To Pleasure - Tobacco

How smoking kick-started the British Empire and created a market of addicts.
50mins
BBC
Addicted To Pleasure - Opium

Addicted To Pleasure - Opium

Brian Cox learns the origins and history of modern-day opium addiction.
48mins
BBC
Addicted To Pleasure - Sugar

Addicted To Pleasure - Sugar

How sugar cane fuelled a consumer revolution but is now responsible for serious ailments.
48mins
BBC
A Comet's Tale

A Comet's Tale

Modern space missions reveal what comets are really made of and where they come from.
51mins
BBC
Collision Course - Plane

Collision Course - Plane

Documentary investigating the Boeing 737 which crashed 14 years ago into the M1.
59mins
BBC
Collision Course - Train Crash At Southall

Collision Course - Train Crash At Southall

Documentary on the Southall rail crash of 1997.
59mins
BBC
World Beneath Your Feet - On The Move

World Beneath Your Feet - On The Move

Dallas Campbell explores how what goes on underground keeps our country on the move.
51mins
BBC
World Beneath Your Feet - Building Britain

World Beneath Your Feet - Building Britain

Dallas Campbell reveals the hidden wonders beneath our feet.
49mins
BBC
Wonders Of The Universe - Messengers

Wonders Of The Universe - Messengers

Wonders of the Universe shows how light holds the key to our understanding of the universe
52mins
BBC
Wonders Of The Universe - Falling

Wonders Of The Universe - Falling

Wonders of the Universe takes up the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe.
50mins
BBC
Wonders Of The Universe - Stardust

Wonders Of The Universe - Stardust

What are we and where do we come from?
49mins
BBC
Wonders Of The Universe - Destiny

Wonders Of The Universe - Destiny

Wonders of the Universe seeks to understand the nature of time.
49mins
BBC
Too Ugly For Love

Too Ugly For Love

Documentary about three people with Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
56mins
BBC
The Moon

The Moon

A look at how our love affair with the moon has waxed and waned since we landed there.
58mins
BBC
Million Dollar American Princesses - Movers And Shakers

Million Dollar American Princesses - Movers And Shakers

By the 1930s, the legacy of America's millionaire princesses paves the way for the future.
46mins
BBC
Million Dollar American Princesses - Wedding Of The Century

Million Dollar American Princesses - Wedding Of The Century

Exploring marriages between the daughters of new-money Americans and cash-strapped Brits.
46mins
BBC
Million Dollar American Princesses - Cash For Class

Million Dollar American Princesses - Cash For Class

Elizabeth McGovern explores the first transatlantic marriages of the late 1800s.
46mins
BBC
Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 3

Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 3

A law student fights for the lives of two of the youngest killers facing execution.
52mins
BBC
Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 2

Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 2

Film following the trial of a man accused of beating eight members of his family to death.
52mins
BBC
Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 1

Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 1

For two of the youngest men on death row in Texas, execution day has arrived.
52mins
BBC
Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - Instruments of Murder

Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - Instruments of Murder

The advances that have elevated the murder weapon from being mere evidence to key witness.
51mins
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Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - A Question of Identity

Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - A Question of Identity

Gabriel Weston looks at the difficulty of identifying the body in a murder case.
52mins
BBC
Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - Traces of Guilt

Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - Traces of Guilt

A look at cases that were solved by examining the smallest traces of forensic evidence.
49mins
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Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney - Episode 3

Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney - Episode 3

Andy Torbet dives below the waves in search of the inspiration for the first stone circle.
51mins
BBC
Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney - Episode 2

Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney - Episode 2

Andy Torbet and some local seafaring volunteers build a boat.
52mins
BBC
Carbon Hunters

Carbon Hunters

Shawn Burns is a carbon hunter making money in an industry global warming created.
49mins
BBC