If you want to save yourself the time and effort of watching it, let’s just say that to presenter Trevor … [ Read More ]
In this new medical documentary series, surgeon Gabriel Weston looks at some rare cases that are helping experts to unearth … [ Read More ]
The migrant crisis spiraled out of control last year and is yet to show signs of slowing. Award winning documentary … [ Read More ]
Roger Ross Williams, the director of the Oscar winning short documentary Music by Prudence, may have another golden statuette in … [ Read More ]
Today it is hard to know what we should really be scared about. Stand-up comic Jon Richardson, a “self-confessed coward”, … [ Read More ]
Filmed as part of Channel 4’s Cutting Edge strand, comedian David Baddiel takes a personal look at dementia.
In the 2016 European Championships, one of the grimmer sites was that of Russian football hooligans on the rampage. They … [ Read More ]
In January 2013 journalist Andrew Marr suffered a huge stroke that almost took his life. This documentary follows not just … [ Read More ]
British trains are, let’s be honest, terrible. Perhaps that’s why there are so many documentaries about how good trains used … [ Read More ]
It is hard to describe this programme: part documentary, part film, with twisted comic moments that made Terry Pratchett and … [ Read More ]
Continuing Channel 4’s Fake News Week, this documentary looks at home the comedian Simon Brodkin has found fame (and possibly … [ Read More ]
The documentary series that has allowed us to study the nature of animals like never before, Spy in the Wild … [ Read More ]
Parenting for Idiots fits into the mould of shows like Very British Problems and Grumpy Old… of celebrities bemoaning the … [ Read More ]
In this episode of Timewatch, David Olusoga, whose recent documentaries about Britain’s black history have been big hits, investigates the … [ Read More ]
The ever present star of what is seemingly every other BBC history documentary now covers the history that didn’t exist.
Just a heads up: you probably shouldn’t bother.
The inauguration of Donald Trump this Friday has already sparked plenty of reaction, from planned protests to The Sunday Herald … [ Read More ]
Bowie at the BBC is a compilation of 50 years-worth of material condensed down into less than an hour. It’s … [ Read More ]
It is hard to think of a way for nature documentaries to follow up on the success of Planet Earth … [ Read More ]
Back in 2009, ITV made a documentary called Islands of Britain in which Martin Clunes travelled around the smaller islands … [ Read More ]
Sir Lenny Henry has been part of British TV since the 1970s when he won talent show New Faces in … [ Read More ]
Disney: love it or hate it, you can’t deny the impact it has had on the world. Almost all the … [ Read More ]
The historian with possibly the poshest name in TV documentary making – Simon Sebag Montefiore – looks into the story … [ Read More ]
The idea of combining a historical documentary with drama might seem a bit gimmicky when you first hear it, but … [ Read More ]