Maxine Peake Documentaries

Billionaire's Paradise: Inside Necker Island

For the first time ever a film crew is given full behind the scenes access to one of the most exclusive holiday destinations in the world, the private Necker Island which belongs to British billionaire Richard Branson. This 2015 BBC programme gives an in-depth insight into how the super rich and sup[...]

Wonders of the Moon

Science Presenter Maxine Peake 2018

  Our closest neighbour, the moon has always been an enigmatic symbol in the night sky, yet one which represents stability. This barren rock in space bears scars which tell us about the chaotic early days of our solar system because with no atmosphere and geological activity it's surface[...]

How Britain Won the Space Race: The Story of Bernard Lovell and Jodrell Bank

Jodrell Bank documentary. In this film we follow the story of Sir Bernard Lovell and how Britain won the space race. The story starts in the early 20th century when Lovell was inspired to get involved in science after seeing and hearing two charged particle devices. It was at this moment forwar[...]

A collection of Maxine Peake documentaries.