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George Orwell: A Life in Pictures

Famous for writing 1984 and inventing the concept of Big Brother, George Orwell witnessed and reported on some of the defining moments of the 20th century but there are no moving picture of Orwell, nor are their any recordings of his voice. He did however leave a vast written legacy containing insights on everything from diet to revolution. These are the records us...

Undercover: Football’s Dirty Secrets
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Undercover: Football’s Dirty Secrets

Back in 2006 there were many allegations made with regards to corruption in British football, these allegations were made by sources both inside and outside of the game. As a result the BBC funded a Panorama special which set out to investigate. Undercover: Football's Dirty Secrets wastes no time

Crime, Sport & Adventure
How Hackers Steal Your ID
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How Hackers Steal Your ID

They've got your name, they know where you live and once they've got your bank details they have you. In this age of modern technology hacking has become a big concern for many of us as they have stolen information from millions of us located all across the globe. For some time hackers have been

Crime
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The Most Evil Men in History

The Most Evil Men in History

When we attempt to think of the most evil man to have ever lived most people tend to jump to one person, that being Adolf Hitler. However, throughout the ages there have been many men who could be considered to have been just as evil as Hitler, some perhaps were even worse. This documentary serie

History
The Forgotten Irish

The Forgotten Irish

The Forgotten Irish is touching film which sets out to tell the story of those who immigrated to Birmingham, England from Ireland back in the 50's and 60's in search of work. Back then an estimated 60,000 Irish made the journey annually, all of whom were drawn in by the building boom and for the opp

History, Society
Search for the Super Battery

Search for the Super Battery

We now live in an age where there appears to be no limits in terms of how far we can take technological innovation, but for all of these advancements which have seen our gadgets get faster, smaller and more powerful many of them have one frustrating weakness in common and that is the battery on whic

Technology
Traveller Feuds

Traveller Feuds

This documentary examines the problem of feuding in the travelling community in Ireland, the level of violence seems to be at an all time high with incidents including a petrol bomb being thrown at young girl face. One way the traveler's have of settling feuds is to part take in bare knuckle boxi

Crime, Gangs
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Terry Pratchett: Choosing To Die

Terry Pratchett: Choosing To Die

In a frank and personal documentary, author Sir Terry Pratchett considers how he might choose to end his life. Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2008, Terry wants to know whether he might be able to end his life before his disease takes over. Travelling to the Dignitas Clinic in Switzerland, Terry wi

Educational, Health, Human Rights, Society
Ross Kemp on Gangs – St Louis

Ross Kemp on Gangs – St Louis

Ross’s examines Middle America’s gang culture with a visit to St. Louis, Missouri; where he takes a look at how this Midwestern municipality with a population of 342,000 people, there are around 380,000 guns – and many of these are in the hands of gang members with apparent affiliations to gangs in

Drugs, Gangs, Lifestyle
The Smell of Paradise

The Smell of Paradise

An Islamic world tour is documented here by visits to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Chechnya, and Qatar, to highlight events post 9/11, including footage taken a few years before. The film above all endeavors to shed light on the process leading young men to the radical choice of self-sacrifice, becomin

Society
Deepwater Disaster: The Untold Story

Deepwater Disaster: The Untold Story

Horizon reveals the untold story of the 87-day battle to kill the Deepwater Horizon oil blowout a mile beneath the waves – a crisis that became America’s worst environmental disaster. Engineers and oil men at the heart of the operation talk for the first time about the colossal engineering challeng

Educational, Environment