Posted in: War
Our War: The Lost Platoon
A first hand look into the operations of the Welsh Guards, 7th Platoon on their 2009 tour of Afghanistan. The 7th Platoon was stationed in one of the most dangerous areas of Helmand Province were allied forces where greatly overstretched which made firefights all that bit more intense. The harsh reality of war is revealed as we discover how 7th Platoon's commander Mark Evison lost his life and the events leading up to that...
Posted in: Crime
The House on Sumac Drive
The House on Sumac Drive tells the shocking story of Russell Faria and his wife Betsy. Russell came home one night from his friends only to find his wife dead on their sitting room floor, initially he thought she had killed herself and rang 911 reporting the incident as such. Upon arrival the police quickly realised that fowl play was involved and that this was no suicide. Russell quickly became the prime suspect and the events that followed are truly...
Posted in: Biographies, Music
Discovering: Blur
Blur an English rock group was formed in the late 1980's when all four members where attending London's Goldsmiths College, however lead singer Damon Albarn and guitarist Graham Coxon had known each other from childhood. This is the story of how these four people grew together to become one of Britain's most successful rock groups of that...
Posted in: News & Politics
The Power and the Glory
In this journey to the graves of great leaders and heroes dark secrets will emerge. Why was the burial casket of a murdered president cast deep into the atlantic ocean? Could a pit in Syberia hide the grave of the last Tzar od Russia? Princess Pocahontas: is her secret tomb under a tavern in England? How did the body of Eva Peron become an icon worth killing...
Posted in: News & Politics
Bobby Sands: The 1981 Hungerstrike
The 1981 Irish hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during "the Troubles" by Irish republican prisoners in Northern Ireland. The protest began as the blanket protest in 1976, when the British government withdrew Special Category Status for convicted paramilitary prisoners. In 1978, after a number of attacks on prisoners leaving their cells to "slop out", the dispute escalated into the dirty protest, where prisoners refused to leave their cells to wash and covered the walls of their cells...
Posted in: Drugs, Society
CRACKHOUSE
CRACKHOUSE is a "Real Life" documentary by the BBC where ex-crack cocaine user Carl John or 'CJ' revisits his home town in Liverpool to get back in touch with some old friends who are all now addicted to the drug themselves. This unique film gives us a great insight into the day in a life of a crack addict, we are faced with prostitution and shoplifting as a means of getting by in this seedy way of...
Posted in: Biographies, Music
The Great Hip-Hop Hoax
This is the story of a so called Californian hip-hop duo known as Silibil n' Brains little did the the fans know that this group where actually from Scotland and were faking an american identity to get noticed. At the beginning of the new millennium Silibil n' Brains or Billy Boyd and Gavin Bain respectively, were making music together in Scotland but after being branded as "The Rapping Proclaimers" they lost heart and figured that Scottish Hip-Hop was just not being taken seriously and if they where ever...
Posted in: Biographies, Music
Dave Brubeck In His Own Sweet Way
A glimpse at the life of Dave Brubeck, a famous jazz musician, composer and performer from California. His story is told trough a number of interviews, old footage and commentary by family and fellow...
Posted in: Society
Winged Seduction: Birds Of Paradise
Tim Laman a photographer for National Geographic and ornithologist Ed Scholes have been traveling to some of the most remote jungles the world has to offer in search of observing and photographing all 39 species of tropical bird. This particular group of birds are entitled as the "Birds of Paradise" and can be found in some of the last truly wild locations of New...