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     * Sport
       Anton Ferdinand: Football, Racism and Me
       A scar on the game
       The personal story behind the headlines - and the lasting impact on the man and the game.
       59 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Documentary
       Defending Digga D
       The drill artist dilemma
       With his music so rigorously policed, can rapper Digga D achieve success under scrutiny?
       58 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Documentary
       The Trials of Oscar Pistorius
       All episodes available now
       In 2013, Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The question was why?
       91 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Documentary Film
       Storyville
       Locked In: Breaking the Silence
       Xavier Alford shares his fears on the life-changing illness that's slowly paralysing him.
       75 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Documentary
       Hospital
       Candid, challenging, courageous
       Staff at the Royal Free London Hospital try to resume normal service after the pandemic.
       59 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Factual
       12 Puppies and Us
       1/6 The ups and downs of new dog-owning families
       The delights and disasters in those first crucial months together for puppies and owners.
       59 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * History
       My Family, The Holocaust and Me
       Bearing witness to the past
       Robert Rinder helps Jewish families discover what happened to relatives in the Holocaust.
       58 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Current Affairs
       Panorama
       Business on the Brink - Panorama
       Panorama follows businesses fighting to survive the pandemic.
       29 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * History
       Who Do You Think You Are?
       Liz Carr
       Liz Carr gets forensic about her ancestry, uncovering secrets that leave her speechless.
       57 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Documentary
       Catch Her if You Can
       Respectable businesswoman. Secret con artist.
       A wild game of cat and mouse to expose convicted fraudster Miriam Mola.
       30 minsAvailable for 10 months
       
     * Current Affairs
       Panorama
       Return from ISIS: A Family’s Story
       One family's journey from a small town in America to the heart of ISIS and back.
       59 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Documentary
       Sweet Sixteen: A Transgender Story
       A ground-breaking transition
       This coming-of-age film follows Welsh transgender teenager Llyr Jones as she turns 16.
       39 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * 100 Women
       Women Run the World: Finland’s Female Leaders
       The BBC has behind-the-scenes access to Finland's coalition government, led by five women.
       27 minsAvailable for 28 days
       
     * History
       Thatcher: A Very British Revolution
       Making Margaret
       The startling rise and incredible fall of one of Britain’s most divisive Prime Ministers.
       60 minsAvailable for 6 months
       

Louis Theroux

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       Louis Theroux
       America’s Most Dangerous Pets. With the Tiger King
       Louis met the notorious Joe Exotic as he discovered some amazing animal collections.
       60 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux's LA Stories
       2. Edge of Life
       Louis Theroux meets patients battling for their lives in LA's most famous hospital.
       60 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux: Altered States
       Birth, love and death
       How changing social attitudes have transformed Americans’ most intimate moments.
       59 minsAvailable for 9 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       Surviving America's Most Hated Family
       Louis returns to visit the Westboro Baptist Church in the wake of the death of its leader.
       59 minsAvailable for 1 month
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       Selling Sex
       Louis Theroux meets the women legally providing sexual services to paying clients.
       58 minsAvailable for 1 month
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       Life on the Edge: 1. Beyond Belief
       Louis Theroux explores how some people’s most fervent beliefs can lead to conflict.
       59 minsAvailable for 9 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       A Different Brain
       Louis Theroux meets people living with the long-term effects of a brain injury.
       59 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       Mothers on the Edge
       Louis Theroux meets mothers experiencing mental health problems postpartum.
       59 minsAvailable for 1 month
       

Documentaries on BBC Three

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     * Documentary
       Hometown: A Killing
       Mobeen Azhar faces some ugly truths
       Mohammed Yassar Yaqub was shot dead by police. But where does the truth lie?
       29 minsAvailable for 6 months
       
     * Documentary
       25 Siblings & Me
       Humour, heart, and hard truths of being a sperm donor child
       Oli meets his donor dad and siblings, but will his Aspergers make it difficult to bond?
       86 minsAvailable for 9 months
       
     * Documentary
       Being British East Asian
       Caught between the cultures of West and East
       Elaine Chong explores the dilemma of body image, sex, and beauty as a British East Asian.
       22 minsAvailable for 10 months
       
     * Documentary
       Trump in Tweets
       An incredible communicator?
       Trump's love-hate affair with social media and how it's revolutionised politics.
       70 minsAvailable for 6 months
       
     * Documentary
       Nudes4Sale
       Undressed for success
       Selling naked photos of yourself can be a moneymaker, but what's the cost of baring all?
       46 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * Documentary
       Is This Coercive Control?
       Would you know it's happening?
       When do a person's actions cross the line into being a crime? Ellie Flynn investigates.
       59 minsAvailable for 10 months
       
     * Documentary
       The Insider
       Reggie Yates in a Texan Jail
       For one week Reggie Yates will eat, sleep and work alongside the inmates of a Texan jail.
       60 minsAvailable for 7 months
       
     * Documentary
       Can Sex Offenders Change?
       An unsettling investigation
       Becky Southworth’s father was convicted of sex offences. Could he be rehabilitated?
       55 minsAvailable for 8 months
       

True Crime

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     * Documentary
       The Shipman Files: A Very British Crime Story
       All episodes available now
       A chilling betrayal of trust - the crimes and victims of GP serial killer Harold Shipman.
       58 minsAvailable for 9 months
       
     * Documentary
       Dark Land: Hunting the Killers
       Wales' notorious cold cases
       Four murders. Four killers evading justice. Will these cases finally be put to rest?
       59 minsAvailable for 10 months
       
     * Documentary
       Unsolved
       A night in 1996
       Alys and Bronagh establish the events of the night in 1996 Damien Nettles went missing.
       15 minsAvailable for 6 months
       
     * Documentary
       The Dark Shadow of Murder
       The mother of murder victim Moira Jones shares intimate writings on her loss.
       80 minsAvailable for 8 months
       
     * Documentary
       Life and Death Row
       Crime and the ultimate punishment in the US
       Capital punishment through the eyes of young people whose lives have been shaped by it.
       60 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Documentary
       The Mysterious Murder of Nipsey Hussle
       Who wanted him dead?
       Murdered - by the LAPD, the government or a gang?
       44 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * Documentary
       Gemma: My Murder
       Brutally murdered – by those she thought of as friends
       The shocking story of a young woman who was abandoned by the system.
       30 minsAvailable for 4 months
       
     * Documentary
       Murder 24/7
       True crime - in real time
       Murder cases, minute by minute, from the critical first days through to conviction.
       59 minsAvailable for 3 months
       

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