Documentary Shows

Air Combat

Air Combat

Air Combat covers the history of military aviation from World War I to the present day, focusing on famous aerial engagements, heroic pilots and a dramatic array of aircraft from Harrier Jump Jets to B-52 Bombers.
25 Videos
Beyond
Horizon

Horizon

Horizon tells amazing science stories, unravels mysteries and reveals worlds you've never seen before.
22 Videos
BBC
Tough Nuts

Tough Nuts

This explosive series blows the lid off Australia's criminal underworld and reveals the real story behind what made and shaped the most notorious figures in Australian criminal history.
16 Videos
The Full Box
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
14 Videos
VPRO
Combat at Sea

Combat at Sea

Combat at Sea combines exciting archival and modern footage with superior reporting to relive great sea battles, explore naval strategy and counter-strategy, and tell the stories of mighty warships and the men who commanded them.
13 Videos
Beyond
Out In The Cold

Out In The Cold

When it's -37 Celsius outside and the wind is howling, most of us would do anything to avoid leaving our cozy homes and going to work. But for a handful of individuals living in the extremes of the Arctic, going out in those conditions is their work.
10 Videos
Beyond
Devil’s Brigade

Devil’s Brigade

Modern-day Special Forces troops from the US and Canada are brought together to train using the same methods and equipment as the First Special Service Force in the 1940s. Upon completion of the training, only those who pass will be ordered to reenact one of the key European FSSF missions in the Second World War.
4 Videos
Monarch
Australia With Simon Reeve

Australia With Simon Reeve

Author and travel presenter Simon Reeve sets off on an extraordinary adventure across Australia.
3 Videos
BBC
The Earth's Riches

The Earth's Riches

The metal industry is a major component of the world economy, and the mining takes place all over the world. Yet their extraction and refinement is still an arduous and dangerous process, not only for the workers but for the surrounding environment.
3 Videos
TVF Media
Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission

Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission

Ewan McGregor is on a mission to the ends of the earth to immunise some of the hardest-to-reach children in the world.
2 Videos
BBC
The Kangaroo Gang

The Kangaroo Gang

Narrated by Barry Humphries, the dramatised documentary tells the true story of a brazen band of Aussie thieves who moved to London in the 60s and ran riot, pulling off the most daring heists that Scotland Yard had ever seen.
2 Videos
The Full Box
The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson

The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson

Roger Rogerson was a tough cop in a tough town. Just what was needed many would say. This 2011 portrayal of his life provides a unique insight into Sydney's underworld, the characters, crimes and the key events that spanned his career as one of the city's most feared law enforcers.
2 Videos
Reel
Panorama

Panorama

The BBC's Panorama is the world's longest running investigative TV show, featuring interviews and reports on a wide variety of subjects.
1 Video
BBC
This World

This World

International investigative documentary series from the BBC.
1 Video
BBC
Wonderland

Wonderland

This BBC documentary strand is an annual eight-part series of hour-long films about different aspects of contemporary British life.
1 Video
BBC

Documentary Videos

Collision Course - Plane

Collision Course - Plane

Documentary investigating the Boeing 737 which crashed 14 years ago into the M1.
BBC
59mins
Collision Course - Train Crash At Southall

Collision Course - Train Crash At Southall

Documentary on the Southall rail crash of 1997.
BBC
59mins
World Beneath Your Feet - On The Move

World Beneath Your Feet - On The Move

Dallas Campbell explores how what goes on underground keeps our country on the move.
BBC
51mins
World Beneath Your Feet - Building Britain

World Beneath Your Feet - Building Britain

Dallas Campbell reveals the hidden wonders beneath our feet.
BBC
49mins
Wonders Of The Universe - Messengers

Wonders Of The Universe - Messengers

Wonders of the Universe shows how light holds the key to our understanding of the universe
BBC
52mins
Wonders Of The Universe - Falling

Wonders Of The Universe - Falling

Wonders of the Universe takes up the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe.
BBC
50mins
Wonders Of The Universe - Stardust

Wonders Of The Universe - Stardust

What are we and where do we come from?
BBC
49mins
Wonders Of The Universe - Destiny

Wonders Of The Universe - Destiny

Wonders of the Universe seeks to understand the nature of time.
BBC
49mins
Too Ugly For Love

Too Ugly For Love

Documentary about three people with Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
BBC
56mins
The Moon

The Moon

A look at how our love affair with the moon has waxed and waned since we landed there.
BBC
58mins
Million Dollar American Princesses - Movers And Shakers

Million Dollar American Princesses - Movers And Shakers

By the 1930s, the legacy of America's millionaire princesses paves the way for the future.
BBC
46mins
Million Dollar American Princesses - Wedding Of The Century

Million Dollar American Princesses - Wedding Of The Century

Exploring marriages between the daughters of new-money Americans and cash-strapped Brits.
BBC
46mins
Million Dollar American Princesses - Cash For Class

Million Dollar American Princesses - Cash For Class

Elizabeth McGovern explores the first transatlantic marriages of the late 1800s.
BBC
46mins
Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 3

Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 3

A law student fights for the lives of two of the youngest killers facing execution.
BBC
52mins
Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 2

Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 2

Film following the trial of a man accused of beating eight members of his family to death.
BBC
52mins
Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 1

Life And Death Row: Series 1 - Episode 1

For two of the youngest men on death row in Texas, execution day has arrived.
BBC
52mins
Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - Instruments of Murder

Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - Instruments of Murder

The advances that have elevated the murder weapon from being mere evidence to key witness.
BBC
51mins
Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - A Question of Identity

Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - A Question of Identity

Gabriel Weston looks at the difficulty of identifying the body in a murder case.
BBC
52mins
Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - Traces of Guilt

Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - Traces of Guilt

A look at cases that were solved by examining the smallest traces of forensic evidence.
BBC
49mins
Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney - Episode 3

Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney - Episode 3

Andy Torbet dives below the waves in search of the inspiration for the first stone circle.
BBC
51mins
Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney - Episode 2

Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney - Episode 2

Andy Torbet and some local seafaring volunteers build a boat.
BBC
52mins
Carbon Hunters

Carbon Hunters

Shawn Burns is a carbon hunter making money in an industry global warming created.
BBC
49mins
Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney - Episode 1

Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney - Episode 1

Orkney was the cultural capital of our ancient world.
BBC
50mins
Australia With Simon Reeve - Australia With Simon Reeve - Episode 3

Australia With Simon Reeve - Episode 3

Simon travels down the east coast to the cities of Sydney and Melbourne.
BBC
59mins
Australia With Simon Reeve - Australia With Simon Reeve - Episode 2

Australia With Simon Reeve - Episode 2

Simon travels from Darwin to Cape York Peninsula and on to the Great Barrier Reef.
BBC
59mins
Australia With Simon Reeve - Australia With Simon Reeve - Episode 1

Australia With Simon Reeve - Episode 1

Simon Reeve begins an extraordinary adventure across the great continent of Australia.
BBC
59mins
William, Kate And George - A New Royal Family

William, Kate And George - A New Royal Family

A look at the remarkable life that William and Kate have built together.
BBC
49mins
Welcome to the World of Weightloss

Welcome to the World of Weightloss

Documentary following diverse members of three slimming clubs as they try to lose weight.
BBC
52mins
An African Journey With Jonathan Dimbleby - Episode 2

An African Journey With Jonathan Dimbleby - Episode 2

Jonathan Dimbleby travels 2000 miles through East Africa's Rift Valley.
BBC
58mins
An African Journey With Jonathan Dimbleby - Episode 1

An African Journey With Jonathan Dimbleby - Episode 1

Jonathan Dimbleby starts his African journey in the capital of Mali, Bamako.
BBC
59mins
Britain's Greatest Generation - A Better World

Britain's Greatest Generation - A Better World

A look at the people who helped create a more culturally diverse post-war Britain.
BBC
59mins
Britain's Greatest Generation - Fight For Freedom

Britain's Greatest Generation - Fight For Freedom

A look at extraordinary courage, terrible suffering and miraculous survival in WWII.
BBC
59mins
Britain's Greatest Generation - Their Finest Hour

Britain's Greatest Generation - Their Finest Hour

A look at the defiant spirit that brought the nation together during WWII.
BBC
59mins
Britain's Greatest Generation - Coming Of Age

Britain's Greatest Generation - Coming Of Age

Documentary about the extraordinary last survivors who fought or lived through WWII.
BBC
59mins
Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners - Episode 2

Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners - Episode 2

Tracing the propaganda war waged between the pro-slavery lobby and abolitionists.
BBC
49mins
Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners - Episode 1

Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners - Episode 1

Documentary uncovering the scale of the slavery business as it existed in Britain.
BBC
49mins
Britain's Biggest Superyachts - Chasing Perfection

Britain's Biggest Superyachts - Chasing Perfection

A behind-the-scenes look at Sunseeker, Britain's biggest superyacht builder.
BBC
52mins
Body Chemistry - Hormonally Yours

Body Chemistry - Hormonally Yours

A look at the chemical divide between the genders.
BBC
49mins
Body Chemistry - Hormone Heaven?

Body Chemistry - Hormone Heaven?

How the ageing process and stressful situations can be reduced via our hormones.
BBC
49mins
Body Chemistry - Hormone Hell

Body Chemistry - Hormone Hell

A look at how modern life can often conflict with the changes caused by hormones.
BBC
49mins
Biggest Dog In The World

Biggest Dog In The World

Documentary following three owners of Great Danes competing to be the World's Biggest Dog.
BBC
45mins
Africa And Britain - A Forgotten History - Episode 3

Africa And Britain - A Forgotten History - Episode 3

David Olusoga explores the Victorian moral crusade against slavery.
BBC
49mins
Africa And Britain - A Forgotten History - Episode 2

Africa And Britain - A Forgotten History - Episode 2

David Olusoga looks at slavery and remembers black sailors who fought for Britain.
BBC
50mins
Africa And Britain - A Forgotten History - Episode 1

Africa And Britain - A Forgotten History - Episode 1

David Olusoga explores the relationship between Britain and people of African origins.
BBC
50mins
Afghanistan: The Lion's Last Roar - Episode 2

Afghanistan: The Lion's Last Roar - Episode 2

Part two examines Britain's attempts to extricate itself from the conflict in Afghanistan.
BBC
60mins
Afghanistan: The Lion's Last Roar - Episode 1

Afghanistan: The Lion's Last Roar - Episode 1

Part one examines the buildup to the conflict and reveals a story of confused aims.
BBC
59mins
One Deadly Weekend In America - Part 2

One Deadly Weekend In America - Part 2

Documentary exploring gun crime in America, focusing on the murder of Tavin Price.
BBC
45mins
One Deadly Weekend In America - Part 1

One Deadly Weekend In America - Part 1

Documentary exploring gun crime in America, focusing on the murder of Tavin Price.
BBC
46mins