This Ch4 documentary looks at the life of Pamela Churchill – the last great courtesan who made her way up to become the USA’s Ambassador to France.
50 years ago, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley killed for the first time. It was the start of a horrific child killing spree that shocked and scandalised the nation. In Brady and Hindley: Possession, we hear for the first time, Myra Hindley’s version of events, recorded from a prison cell. We reveal the photographic system that Ian Brady used to celebrate the killings. We ask whether these photographs suggest a new, secret burial site and whether they hold the key to finding the grave of twelve year old Keith Bennett, still missing after half a century…
Playboy? Wastrel? Or a visionary modernizer and accomplished diplomat? Edward VII – known as Bertie – was all of these, and more. Yet – while there is some justice in this view – he was at the same time arguably one of the most politically astute and effective monarchs of the 20th century. This BBC programme uses documents including previously unseen letters that have survived to find the truth that lies behind the enigmatic personality.
Feature length BBC documentary discussing what really happened to Anne Boleyn. Authors and academics argue their case with contributions from Hilary Mantell and David Starkey amongst others.
Documentary looking at the great people who clean up our mess, empty our latrines, dangle from window cradles, and rid us of vermin.
Documentary looking at the victims of Hit and Run and the impact on their families.
Channel 4 Documentary series examining the DNA of the Famous and how their genetic makeup affected their lives and deaths.
Psychopath Night unravels the mystery of this minority, with the help of leading experts. The programme goes inside the minds of psychopaths, finds out how to spot a psychopath, and meets real psychopathic killers.
Psychopaths are a ruthless breed who lie, manipulate and sometimes murder with no hint of conscience of remorse. One per cent of the population are classified as psychopathic. There may be one in your office. There could be one on your street. They are all around us, often in positions of power.
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Channel 4 Paralympics presenter, former Royal Marines Commando and qualified pilot Arthur Williams presents this love letter to the World War II aeroplane he believes history has unjustly forgotten.
While the names Spitfire, Lancaster and Hurricane have passed into legend, the De Havilland Mosquito languishes in relative obscurity. But, for Arthur, the ‘Wooden Wonder’ is the plane that saved Britain.
He meets the men who flew it, tells its extraordinary story and travels to Virginia Beach in the USA to see if he can take to the skies in the world’s only remaining airworthy Mosquito.
RTS Award winner for Best Music. Terry Jones brings his unique take on history with this 4 part series dispelling myths around ‘Barbarian’ peoples. (Clip courtesy of Oxford Film & TV)