BBC Select is a brand new streaming service featuring hundreds of critically-acclaimed documentaries. From politics and culture to history and travel, you’ll find many programs never seen before in the US and Canada.
Big ideas, politics, art, true crime and more. Stream award-winning documentaries from a diverse range of acclaimed filmmakers, investigative journalists and global experts on BBC Select. See more of what’s available on BBC Select.
The World’s Greatest Paintings
What makes a particular artwork an iconic masterpiece? Andrew Marr investigates.
The Battle for Britney: Fans, Cash and a Conservatorship
Overprotected? Untangle the law, fans, and hype in the case for Britney’s conservatorship.
Louis Theroux: Beware Of The Tiger
Before Tiger King: when Louis Theroux met Joe Exotic.
The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty
A story of succession. Rupert Murdoch and the sibling rivalry to inherit his empire.
Joanna Lumley’s Japan
A fantastic voyage around Japan with British national treasure Joanna Lumley.
Auschwitz: Nazis & The Final Solution
Mass-murder on an unimaginable scale. A history of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Extraordinary Places to Eat
They’re the experts who know food like no one else. These are the restaurants they love.
The Mystery of the Missing Princess
The staggering story of the Middle Eastern princess attempting to escape her life.
TV’s Black Renaissance
Exploring the uncomfortable truths addressed by the African-American TV revolution.
American History’s Biggest Fibs
American history is fake, fact? Historian Lucy Worlsey delves deeper into US mythology.
The Persians: A History of Iran
How was the world’s first empire born and what led to its ultimate destruction?
The Drop is a bi-weekly, curated collection of five documentaries that offer different perspectives on a particular theme, as well as an exclusive thinkpiece from influential voices such as Malcolm Gladwell, Roxane Gay and Padma Lakshmi.
Explore the What’s New page to learn more about the latest drop.
As part of The Drop, BBC Select brings together experts and thinkers from around the world to give their Take on subjects that shape our world. Listen to these influential voices: