united kingdom Documentaries

The Queens Coronation in Colour

2018
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The Queens Coronation in Colour, a 2018 documentary presented by Alexander Armstrong in celebration of the 65th anniversary of the Queen of England.   The new colour footage brings justice to one of the most elaborate events in history that happened on a typical British summers day in 195[...]

Russell Brand: From Addiction To Recovery

2012 Unrated

British comedian Russell Brand is one of the most well-known celebrities to have survived a life-threatening heroin addiction.   This deeply personal documentary tells the story of Russell's addiction to recovery, how he managed to get clean, stay clean and turn his life completely ar[...]

World War II In Colour

2009
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World War II In Colour is an epic thirteen-part war documentary series covering the 20th centuries second greatest war in high quality remastered footage.   All of the episodes in this series are narrated by English actor Robert Powell (The Italian Job - 1969), who opens with an explanati[...]

Manchester Bomb: Our Story (preview)

2018
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It has been almost a year since the horrific Islamic terrorist attack on an Ariana Grande concert at The Manchester Arena in the North West of England.   On 22 May 2017, a homemade bomb packed with nuts and bolts to act as shrapnel was detonated inside the venue which was being attended b[...]

The Porthole Mystery

2018 Unrated

The Porthole Mystery, a new 2018 documentary which investigates new evidence surrounding the murder of actress Gay Gibson who was murdered at the age of 21 aboard the MV Durban Castle while crossing the Atlantic Ocean between Cape Town and Southampton, England on October 18th, 1947.   The[...]

The Royal Wives of Windsor (preview)

2018
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The Royal Wives of Windsor, a new 2018 two-part documentary which looks into the House of Windsor and the challenges that a new bride may face as she marries into the family.   Of course, the main reason for this documentary airing is because of the upcoming wedding between Prince Harry a[...]

This Sceptic Isle

2005
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Journalist and author for the Mail on Sunday Peter Hitchins examins the involvement of the United Kingdom with the European Union in "This Sceptic Isle".   When this documentary was made back in 2005 the UK was still handing much of its sovereign power to the "superstate&qu[...]

Harold Shipman: Doctor Death

2002 Unrated

Harold Shipman was a general practitioner (personal doctor) based in Hyde, Manchester and one of the darkest criminals of the 20th century. In January 2000 he was found guilty of murdering fifteen elderly patients who were in his care. While the case was officially made for fifteen victims, it has b[...]

It Might Get Loud

2008
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It Might Get Loud, a 2008 documentary by American filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (producer of Training Day) profiling the recording and playing styles of several prominent rock musicians.   The film predominantly features rock guitarists, Jack White (The White Stripes), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppli[...]

My Daughter the Teenage Nudist (preview)

2012
4

Unfortunately, it looks like the source video is broken. There may be a fix soon but this is being marked as a preview only currently.    My Daughter the Teenage Nudist, a 2012 documentary with narration by British actor Mathew Horne (Gavin & Stacey) about twenty-somethings who a[...]

The Queens Green Planet

2018
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The Queens Green Planet, a new 2018 documentary exploring Queen Elizabeth II's endeavours to plant a network of forests across the commonwealth.   The film is hosted by David Attenborough, who has dedicated his life to educating the world about the importance of preserving nature, adv[...]

Stephen: The Murder that Changed a Nation

2018
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Stephen: The Murder that Changed a Nation, a new 2018 documentary examining the murder of Stephen Lawrence by filmmakers Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees, and directed by James Rogan.   The murder of Stephen Lawrence remains one of the most notorious in British history, for not only was he[...]

Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back

1967
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Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back, a historic 1967 biographical music documentary by D.A. Pennebaker which covers Bob Dylans famous 1965 tour of the United Kingdom.   Dylan is a man who does not need any introduction for he is easily one of the most recognisable musicians of all time and rev[...]

Reggie Yates: Searching for Grenfell's Lost Lives

2018
1

The Grenfell Tower fire was one of the worst disasters to happen on British soil in recent history. The lack of regulation and care for the lives of people who lived there set the stage for such a shocking and tragic event, for if people in positions of power had given a damn about whether the resid[...]

The Jihadis Next Door

2016
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In "The Jihadis Next Door" documentary British filmmaker Jamie Roberts goes undercover to expose the men and women who are promoting radical Islam on the streets of the UK. One of the most notorious of these hate preachers captured in the film is Abu Rumaysah, a militant for Islamic State.[...]

Stealing a Nation

2004 Unrated

Stealing a Nation, a 2004 documentary by veteran Australian journalist John Pilger which tells a story which has been hidden from history. In the 1960s and 70s, British governments, conspiring with American officials, tricked into leaving, then expelled the entire population of the Chagos islands in[...]

Stephen Hawking: A Brief History of Mine

2013 Unrated

This is a biographical documentary about scientific trailblazer, Stephen Hawking who sadly died recently.   "Stephen Hawking: A Brief History of Mine", which is directed by British filmmaker Stephen Finnigan and features narration from Hawking himself explores his life in detail[...]

Russian Spy Assassins: The Salisbury Attack

2018
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The Salisbury Attack in small sleepy UK town has now prompted global sanctions against Russia. Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his partner were poisoned by Novichok, a military grade agent which was developed in the Soviet Union during the 1970's and 80's as a super chemical weapon which can[...]

Rich, Russian and Living in London

2015 Unrated

Rich, Russian and Living in London, a 2015 society documentary hosted by BBC Russia radio presenter Seva Novgorodsev about the richest people who own property in London. Who are the super-rich Russian elite who have chosen to make London their home? Why have they favoured the capital[...]

Joe Weller: Fighter

2018 Unrated

  "Joe Weller: Fighter", is Joe Wellers' new 2018 documentary film which tells the story of how he dedicated six-months of his life to training for a fight with Youtuber KSI.   Weller is a musical artist from Brighton, England who made a name for himself making dance[...]

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