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The Worst Jobs in History: Dark Ages

Forget about the Roman Emperors and all the Kings and Queens, this series is all about the people who literally made our history. The Medieval wool industry would have been nothing without fullers spending hours trodding on cloth soaked in buckets of stale urine and without the Victorian navvy's to build the tracks, trains would never have gone anywhere. Henry VIII's court would have come to a mes

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Making Snatch

Making Snatch

Snatch for those that are unaware is a British comedy film which was released back in 2000, it was written and directed by Guy Ritchie and featured an incredible cast which included the likes of Brad Pitt, Jason Statham, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones, and many more. Set in the London criminal underworld, the film contains two intertwined plots: one dealing with the search for a stolen diamond,

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Britain’s Oldest Mums And Dads

Britain is becoming a nation of much older parents, the number of British women giving birth in their 40's and 50's has more than doubled in the last 10 years. The number of children born to fathers in their 50's and 60's has also doubled in the last decade. A fascinating film which questions whether having a baby later in life is a carefully thought out decision to have a much-wanted child or

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Last Days of Solitary

Last Days of Solitary

Bac in 2011, Maine State Prison launched a brave new reform programme which aimed to significantly reduce the use of solitary confinement due to the all round negative affects it was having on not only the individual serving the time but everyone who had to deal with them too. Bafta and Emmy-winning filmmaker Dan Edge and his co-director Lauren Mucciolo were given the opportunity to gain unprec

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Building the Titanic

Building the Titanic

When the RMS Titanic sank on the 15th of April 1912 claiming over 1500 lives she took with her the pride and dreams of a city. What took just 180 minutes to disappear had taken the people of Belfast millions of man hours to build. Before construction could begin they had to carve a vast new dock from the cities marshland, they shaped acres of steel to form a hull they believed to be unsinkable,

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A North Korean Diary

Luca Faccio, a photographer from Vienna, Italy has managed to secure a visa to travel to North Korea seven times since 2005 and over the course of these trips he has gained great insight into the people and their worldview. During these trips Luca managed to see more than he was allowed to be shown, any journalist visiting the country is always accompanied by minders around the clock but Luca m

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A Mind to Murder: Dennis Nilsen

Dennis Nilsen is one of Britain's biggest serial killers of the 21st century, he has openly admitted to murdering fifteen young men at his homes in London. Was was it that drove an apparent respectable civil servant to go on a four year killing spree? Why did he confess all to police and who were those who escaped his murderous attacks? In this episode of Real Crime these questions are asked as

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Braveheart: Fact or Fiction?

In May 1297 the course of Scottish history was changed forever when The Sheriff of Lanark, Sir. William Heselrig was hacked to death by a young Scottish patriot, his name was William Wallace or as we have come to know him, Braveheart. Wallace was a legend, a national hero but in this episode of Fact or Fiction TV personality Tony Robinson has gone to Scotland in order to discover the truth behi

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The Seven Five

The Seven Five

The Seven Five was released in 2014 and it documents the police corruption which was rampant in New York City back in the 80's, focusing primarily on 75th precinct of the New York Police Department. The main protagonist is Michael Dowd, a former police officer who served for 10 years before getting arrested in 1992, his arrest ultimately led to one of the largest police corruption scandals in New

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