The Aristocrats: The Rothschilds
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The Aristocrats: The Rothschilds

It's not every family that hollywood makes an oscar nominated movie about, nor one that so successfully cements the Rothschilds reputation as the most famous family in the world. They are enormously wealthy and enormously private which in turn fuels the endless speculation regarding the real extent

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The Invisible Universe
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The Invisible Universe

In this episode of The Sky at Night we learn of something which is quite unsettling and that is the fact that most of the universe is missing. In our world of material objects it is easy for us to comprehend what normal matter is, it is what makes up everything around us from the computer / mobil

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Louis Theroux: Heroin Town

Louis Theroux: Heroin Town

These days the words 'opiate addiction' are synonymous with American society, the country has a twisted love affair with prescription painkillers and because of this we are witness to widespread dependancy issues seen across the country. In recent times there has been quite the crackdown on this

Drugs, Society
No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned is a feature length film which over the course of an hour and 50 minutes deeply examines the unsolved 1994 Loughinisland massacre which occurred in Loughinisland, Co. Down, Northern Ireland during the troubles. It was a vicious shooting which claimed the lives of six innocent Ir

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Attenborough and the Empire of the Ants

Attenborough and the Empire of the Ants

David Attenborough takes us to the Jura Mountains, located on the French, Swiss border. At the time of filming the mountains were in the grip of winter, the ground has been frozen solid for months. Here Attenborough is searching for the secrets which lie behind a hidden giant. Evidence of it's ex

Nature, Science
Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison

Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison

Red Onion State Prison is what is known as a "Supermax" prison, located on a secluded Appalachian mountaintop in Wise County, Virginia in the United States. It's sole purpose is to separately house inmates in their own 8’x10’ solitary-confinement cells, 23 hours a day for as long as deemed fit, some

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Autopsy: The Last Hours of Robin Williams

Autopsy: The Last Hours of Robin Williams

Robbin Williams was one of the funniest and most gifted comedians of his generation, his manic energy, lightning wit and wildly inventive improvisation made him world famous, but on August the 11th 2014, Robin Williams was found dead in a bedroom of his home. Early news reports jumped to one conclus

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The Spies Who Fooled the World

The Spies Who Fooled the World

On the eve of the tenth anniversary of the Iraq War, Panorama reveals how key aspects of the secret intelligence used by Downing Street and the White House to justify the invasion were based on fabrication, wishful thinking and lies. Peter Taylor tracks down some of those responsible and reports on

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George Orwell: A Life in Pictures

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 insig

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