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Louis Theroux: The Night in Question
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Conspiracy Files: Vaccine Wars
Anti vaxxers are blamed for dangerous surges in diseases. What do they really believe?
Grayson Perry's Big American Roadtrip
Britain’s most unpredictable artist, Grayson Perry, sits America down for its portrait.
Racism: A History
Where did the notion of racism come from and how did such an abhorrent idea develop?
Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
Return to Westboro. Louis revisits the toxic Phelps family – who have lost their leader.
Louis Theroux: Selling Sex
Oldest profession, new rules. Louis Theroux gets between the sheets of the sex industry.
Louis Theroux: Altered States - Love Without Limits
Can the rulebook on relationships be rewritten? Louis Theroux takes a look.
Louis Theroux: Under The Knife
Nip, tuck, repeat. Louis gets under the skin of plastic-surgery patients in Beverly Hills.
Secrets of Sugar Baby Dating
Is it just a bit of frivolous fun, or is there a sinister side to Sugar Baby Dating?
Louis Theroux: Mothers on the Edge
Meeting the women with mental-health conditions triggered by childbirth.
Obsessed With My Body
Look good, feel good? Teenage boys are hooked on their looks. Why, and at what cost?
The Last Igloo
Can one man survive in the wilderness using traditional methods to hunt and find shelter?
Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best?
What is the best approach for parents to take when their child is facing gender dysphoria?
The Pregnant Man
Thomas and Nancy want to be a typical family. They will be… once Thomas gives birth.
Addicted to pleasure
Sweet history, bitter truths. Brian Cox investigates the controversial story of sugar.
Me, My Selfie and I
Know thy selfie: We’re so obsessed with how we look, are we forgetting who we are?
Gender fluid generation: Meet the people challenging the binary.
Human rights, human wrongs. Living in a world of anti-abortionists and big game hunters.
Secrets of Silicon Valley
What happened to Silicon Valley’s glittering promise to build a better world?
Grayson Perry: All Man
As a ‘lifelong cissy’ artist, Grayson Perry has spent his whole life messing with machismo.
TV's Black Renaissance
Exploring the uncomfortable truths addressed by the African-American TV revolution.
Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook
The early days of a social-network phenomenon – Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook
Climate Change: Ade on the Frontline
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The Super-Rich and Us
How did the super-rich become super-rich, and what effect does their wealth have on us?
Meat: A Threat To Our Planet?
Is our love of eating meat swiftly destroying the planet? What can we do to fix it?
Are You Scared Yet, Human?
Should we worry about the effect that Artificial Intelligence could have on our lives?
Hyper Evolution: Rise Of The Robots
In the near future, will we be controlling robots or will the robots be controlling us?
Australia on Fire: Climate Emergency
Are the recent apocalyptic bushfires in Australia a vision of a climate change future?
The Anti-Vax Conspiracy
Who is behind the international anti-Covid-vaccine movement and why are they doing it?
History of Mother Earth: Gaia Uncovered
In space, you can hear the Earth scream... History of Mother Earth: Gaia Uncovered
Celebs, Brands and Fake Fans
How can you become a social media sensation? Buy your way to the top.