Investigative documentaries

No stone is left unturned in these top-quality investigative documentaries on BBC Select. If you live in Canada or the US, sign up for BBC Select to follow world-renowned presenters, such as Louis Theroux and Tom Hardy, as they dig deeper into the heart of stories that matter.

Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial

Nuremberg Nazis on Trial Documentary

After World War II, leading Nazis were tried at the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal.

This gripping BBC history documentary attempts to delve inside the minds and secret workings of Hitler’s Nazi leadership.

Using largely unpublished trial documents, the series gives an unprecedented view of three key Nazi figures: Hermann Goering, Albert Speer and Rudolf Hess.

What drove them to commit their crimes?

The Secret of the Missing Princess

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The world thought Princess Latifa lived a life of privilege… how wrong they were. This dramatic Princess Latifa documentary is the 2021 update to The Mystery of the Missing Princess.

Paralympics: The Unfair Games?

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Designed to make competition between athletes with different disabilities fair, is the classification system for Paralympic sports flawed, easily manipulated and lacking credibility?

The Battle for Britney: Fans, Cash and a Conservatorship

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Was the much-loved teen pop icon Britney Spears really ‘overprotected’? The BBC documentary Battle for Britney: Fans, Cash and a Conservatorship aimed to find out.

9/11: Truth, Lies and Conspiracies

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Half of Americans believe they haven’t been told the whole story about 9/11. We’ve all heard the conspiracy theories, but why do they continue to grip some people so tightly? This documentary on BBC Select explores one of America’s greatest tragedies and features victims’ families, a senior politician and intelligence agency insiders who discuss their belief that there’s much more to this story than we know.