Elton John: Uncensored
In this world-exclusive interview, Sir Elton John sits down with Graham Norton to look back at his extraordinary, 50-year Grammy and Academy Award-winning career.
Elton shares many candid, personal and laugh-out-loud stories documenting the highs and lows of his life in music.
From addiction battles to health scares and fatherhood, the Rocket Man discusses subjects that are usually out of bounds.
A Life in Ten Pictures - Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury of Queen was one of the most photographed men in history. But could a selection of photos uncover new truths about someone we all thought we knew? This revealing Freddie Mercury documentary looks at an extraordinary life through a unique lens of ten defining pictures, from iconic shots to private snaps. Secrets are revealed by those who were there and those who knew Freddie best.
A Life in Ten Pictures – Freddie Mercury is part of a 10-part series that uses iconic photography to explore the lives of global icons. This fascinating celebrity biography series uses forensic storytelling and interviews to get under the skin of Muhammad Ali, Amy Winehouse, Elizabeth Taylor, John Lennon, Tupac Shakur and more.
Gauguin: The Full Story
In 1903, a syphilitic and alcoholic Frenchman called Paul Gauguin died on a remote Pacific island. At that point no-one realized the incredible impact he was to have on modern art.
In this remarkable BBC art documentary, critic Waldemar Januszczak tells the story of Gauguin’s life and examines the accusations of sexual misconduct, family neglect and racism that are frequently made against him.
Marie Antoinette is known as the frivolous, callous queen who epitomized the decadence of the French monarchy and paid the ultimate price at the guillotine. But is this a fair assessment? This fascinating history documentary attempts to explode the myth of the vilified Queen of France. Drawing on original documents and contemporary analysis, a true picture of this controversial figure is revealed.
Arthur: King of the Britons
Many legends surround the 5th century British monarch King Arthur. The Lady in the Lake, the Sword in the Stone, the Round Table, Merlin, and Lancelot and Guinevere. But what is fact and what is merely apocryphal? This edifying history documentary tries to separate the man from the myth. Was Arthur really a king? Did he even exist at all? And why are so many enduring stories linked to him?