Documentaries By Genre
BBC Select is the place to stream over 1,000 hours of documentaries, covering a range of interests, subjects and genres. Whether it’s looking back at history with a new lens, the inside story on the people or events that shaped the modern day or exploring the wonders of the natural world, BBC Select brings you acclaimed filmmaking, expert analysis, and award-winning storytelling.
History, Nature, True Crime and more…
For history buffs, BBC Select takes you back through time, with historical documentaries bringing you the full story on the defining leaders, battles, culture and more. Our collection of BBC nature documentaries transport you to the farthest corners of the globe, capturing the breathtaking beauty of wildlife and ecosystems. Delve into real-life mysteries with a range of true crime shows, unravelling the complexities of criminal minds and the pursuit of justice. There’s also a range of BBC documentaries about British royalty, offering a glimpse into the pomp and circumstance of the monarchy, revealing both the grandeur and challenges faced by royal families throughout the ages.