Biographies

Evidently… John Cooper Clarke

John Cooper Clarke is an English performance poet, who first became famous as a "punk poet" in the late 1970s. This documentary film is a celebration of his life and works, examining his life as a poet, a comedian, a recording artist and revealing how he has remained a significant influence on contemporary culture over four decades.Through a number of interviews with household names from the

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Yung Lean: In My Head

Jonatan Håstad aka Yung Lean is a Swedish rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born in Minsk and raised in Stockholm, Yung Lean spent his earlier years hanging around the Sweedish capital Stockholm, playing around with lyrics and melodies in his head, whilst dreaming of one day sharing them with the larger world. Yung Lean rose to prominence in 2013 with his song "Ginseng Strip 2002"

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Being Barack Obama’s Brother

Brothers and sisters, you don't get to choose them but your family bond lasts a lifetime. Sometimes they are your trusted friends, sometimes they are your rivals but what is it like when your brother or sister is a megastar or icon?This special examines George Obama, brother to 44th President of the United States, Brack Obama. Barack Obama Sr., married four times before he died and to this da

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Richard Ramirez: The Night Stalker

In 1985 Los Angeles would be terrorized by a series of brutal sexual assaults and murders. Man, women, the elderly, and children were all in the sadistic killer's sights. This indiscriminate targeting has never been seen before when dealing with a past serial killer. The victim's last hours alive were at the hands of someone who was laughing as he tortured, sexually assaulted, and killed them. He

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Being Frank: The Frank Gardner Story

Frank Gardner was the BBC's first-ever security correspondent, he travelled the world unhindered until June 2004 when Frank was shot six times by al-Qaeda gunmen whilst he was reporting on the growing terrorist activity seen in Saudi Arabia. At the age of just 43, Frank was left paralysed as the bullets which hit him damaged his spinal nerves, he has relied on a wheelchair ever since.In 2020

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Bronson: Britain’s Most Dangerous Prisoner

Charles Bronson was jailed for armed robbery in 1974 and should have been released three years later, except for a few fleeting weeks of freedom on the outside he has been behind bars ever since. However, Bronson has never actually killed anyone and a quarter of a century in the prison system has changed him both mentally and physically. He is a man of many faces, at times he is both aggressive a

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Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is not just the richest man in the world, but he has also built an incredible business that is without precedent in the history of global capitalism. His ability to shape everything from the future of work to the future of commerce to the future of technology itself is examined in this film. As politicians and regulators from around the world start to consider the global impact of Amaz

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Putin: A Russian Spy Story

Putin: A Russian Spy Story is a 3 part documentary miniseries that reveals how Vladimir Putin managed to make his way from being an unremarkable KGB recruit to one of the most powerful men in the world. Over the course of these three episodes, we witness first hand how the Russian leader snuck his way into Moscow's halls of power and ultimately made them his own.Episode 1: The Rise of PutinSt

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Chris Benoit: Dark Side of the Ring

Chris Benoit was a professional wrestler who murdered his wife and 7-year old son, before taking his own life in a murder-suicide at the family home. The incident took place over a three day period from June 22nd to June 24th, 2007. It was a story which at the time dominated the news cycles and left the world searching for answers. To this day it remains to be the darkest moment in professional w

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