Psychology

Inside Broadmoor

Inside Broadmoor

In this episode of UK Undercover which originally aired in 2002, we head inside Britain's most notorious hospital, Broadmoor. It's located 20 miles south of Reading, Berkshire and the inmates found here are some of the most difficult, disturbed and dangerous men and women in the United Kingdom. Over 30 years ago the producers of this film made another program which exposed some of the scandals

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In The Shadow Of Feeling

This film explores what it is that makes children develop into adult psychopaths. We often picture psychopaths as criminals and murderers but this is not always the case, a psychopath is essentially an individual who lacks empathy or the ability to feel remorse. They can however perfectly mimic the visual aspects of such emotions but rarely feel them internally. We consider psychopaths to be so

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Terence McKenna’s True Hallucinations

Terence McKenna's True Hallucinations is an experimental documentary by Peter Bergmann which has managed to perfectly stitch together much of McKenna's interviews and recordings from hundreds of different sources to tell the tale of Terence McKenna's adventure into the Amazon basin and the ideas which this trip gave birth to. In 1971, Terence McKenna, along with his brother Dennis and three oth

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The Man Who Loved The Number 12

The Man Who Loved The Number 12 is a film that explores excessive behaviour which is so extreme it can tear families apart. It is a portrait of a husband and father who has been decimated by obsessive compulsive disorder and a family who are learning how to cope with his crippling mental illness. This is the remarkable story of Huge Turner who has suffered from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OC

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Teenage Japanese Killers

In Japan, one of the most peaceful countries in the world times are now changing. A succession of horrific brutal murders have shocked the nation, murders not committed by hardened criminals or the secretive Japanese mafia but instead by middle class teenagers with no criminal record, they are just killing indiscriminately. This film sets out to explore the issue at hand, attempting to understa

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The Man With The Seven Second Memory

Clive Wearing, has one of the worst cases of amnesia in the world, he was a renowned musicologist, conductor, tenor and keyboardist living in London when he was struck down by a virus in 1985. Parts of his brain were completely destroyed including his memory, however his ability to play music is unaffected. Clive's case became known to millions when a television documentary entitled Prisoner of

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The Lottery Liar

The Lottery Liar

This is the incredibly strange tale of Howard and his wife Kathy Walmsley, you see one day back in the late 90's Howard told Kathy a little lie, he claimed to have won an £8.9 million jackpot on the British National Lottery and Kathy believed him. As a result the two went on a shopping spree, buying fast cars, a dream home and a lifestyle fit for a multi-millionaire but it was all one big deceptio

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Gatekeeper

Gatekeeper

In 2015, there were 24,025 documented suicides in Japan, that equates to almost 70 people killing themselves each and every day. The Tojinbo Cliffs are a national park located in Fukui Prefecture, here it turns out is one of the most popular spots for suicide in Japan. The cliffs themselves are known to provide a quick death as some reach a height of 23 meters whilst the water below is about 20 me

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Cannibal

Cannibal

In all of our eyes it is the cannibalistic killer which is the most horrific of all murderers, and in this Channel 4 documentary series these killers who are the subject. Episode 1: The Real Hannibal Lecters In the first we see journalist Katharine English consult experts, examine historical, cultural and religious instances of cannibalism whilst also interview some of the worlds most horrif

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