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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Writer Michael Bracewell presents an unusual and provocative look at the life and legacy of Oscar Wilde, the controversial Irish-born writer. Michael sets out to rescue him from the dangers of respectability byportraying him as an inspiration to generations of rockers and artists. Contributors include Neil Tennant from the Pet Shop Boys, playwright Tom Stoppard, actor Stephen Fry, and guest appea

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Squaddies On The Frontline

Squaddies on the Frontline sets out to explain what life was like for the British troops who were deployed during the Northern Ireland conflict, it is a tale told through the eyes of ordinary men and women who fought on the streets of Northern Ireland in 'Operation Banner'. An operation which spanned nearly 40 years, from 1969 to 2007. Throughout this time a total of over a quarter of a million

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Hunt For The Unabomber

Inside a primitive cabin located in Lincoln, Montana, one man declared war on the world, provoking the greatest manhunt in the history of the United States. From 1978 to 1996 he created explosive devices, destroyed lives and threatened a nation, how was it that one man managed to evade capture for almost two decades? Nobody in their right mind expected to find a man who had a PhD in mathematics

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Football Beasts

This is a tale of the age old hooliganism which has surrounded the sport of football for decades, these are the people who relish in the violence and formulate plans of attack weeks in advance of match day. In some parts of the world there are some fundamental rules which must be followed, but in more 'old school' countries there is little room for rules. The individuals who represent their fir

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The Gettys: A Tragedy Of Riches

Once upon a time there was a man so rich, that in order to count out his money by noted dollar bills it would have taken a whole lifetime. Behind the walls of his English county house he lived as best he could with the terrible label the press had given him "J. Paul Getty, The Richest Man In The World". This film is a powerful account of how the Getty dynasty became tormented by its own wealth

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Humans, Gods and Technology

Humans are present with many with many many others from their species wandering around on this planet, as naked apes we once tamed fire and after that every form of new technology determined our development. Now that we have cracked the code of life, it will not take much longer before we can start to play God. The big question however is what kind of gods will we be? Will we be merciful and wi

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One Killer Punch

One Killer Punch

One Killer Punch is an incredibly hard hitting film which sets out to explore the phenomenon of a one punch kill. With regards to the law and sentencing it is certainly in the grey area because it can be very difficult to establish if the person who threw the punch had intended to do serious harm. By examining three separate assaults this documentary gives us some great insight into several circum

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End of Truth

End of Truth

End of Truth, is a film which investigates the business of kidnapping and how ISIS used it as an effective means to generate income as they rose to power in the war torn country of Syria. Through a number of interviews with negotiators, investigators, fixers and even used car salesmen we learn of the dangers and terrible consequences of misinformation when peoples lives are on the line. We look

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Acid Attack: My Story

Acid Attack: My Story

The United Kingdom is currently experiencing a scary rise in acid attacks, since 2012 the number of attacks have doubled and now they are seeng two attacks being carried out every single day with 450 happening in London alone. Acid seems to becoming the weapon of choice amongst gangs these days as it is easily concealed, much harder for police to find as it can be disguised as a bottle of water, b

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