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Sex Actually with Alice Levine

This eye-opening documentary series sees Alice Levine (My Dad Wrote a Porno) meet the adventurous people pushing the boundaries of sex, intimacy, and relationships. Alice steps out of her comfort to explore attitudes towards sex in the 2020s and meet Brits who approach sex in very different ways.

Produced by Louis Theroux, Sex Actually with Alice Levine goes beneath the sheets to find out how lockdown affected sex lives and whether anything is considered ‘normal’ anymore when it comes to sex?

Generation Porn

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The rise of the internet has seen an explosion of free porn instantly available to everyone. But what is this doing to us?

BBC Select delves into the adult entertainment industry with this eye-opening documentary exploring the world of pornography.

What effect is this sexual imagery having on the people who watch it and those who make it? And what impact is the porn revolution having on society?

The Rise of Female Violence

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Has drinking heavily and brawling become a way of life for part of Britain’s female population?

From women who attack their boyfriends to out-of-control party teens and girl-on-girl gang violence, are the streets less safe due to a rising tide of bad behavior?

Journalist Alys Harte sets out to discover why women are getting angrier and their actions more outrageous in this eye-opening documentary.

This show is not currently available on BBC Select but see below to browse through more social issues documentaries available to stream on BBC Select.

Meet the Young Americans

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What are the challenges facing America’s youth of today? If anybody’s going to find out, it’s British investigative journalist Stacey Dooley.

These two heart-rending Stacey Dooley documentaries from the energetic reporter see her visit Chicago, where more young people are murdered by gang violence than in any other city in America, and pregnant women across the country put their babies up for open adoption.

This show is not currently available on BBC Select but see below to browse through more social issues documentaries available to stream on BBC Select.

Louis Theroux: Talking to Anorexia

Watch Louis Theroux: Talking to Anorexia on BBC Select

Anorexia has the highest death rate of any psychiatric disorder in the US. The pathological fear of eating and gaining weight affects around one in every 250 women, and for some it can be a lifelong battle.

Filmmaker Louis Theroux visits two of London’s biggest adult eating-disorder treatment facilities – St Ann’s Hospital and Vincent Square Clinic – to try to understand this mysterious illness in this insightful documentary.