Society - 31

The Smell of Paradise

The Smell of Paradise

An Islamic world tour is documented here by visits to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Chechnya, and Qatar, to highlight events post 9/11, including footage taken a few years before. The film above all endeavors to shed light on the process leading young men to the radical choice of self-sacrifice,...

7.33

The Curse of Oil

The Curse of Oil

Three-part series that goes on a revealing journey through the world's oil-producing regions, beyond the familiar territory of the Middle East. Now that the oil price appears to be rising inexorably at the pumps, newspapers are full of gloomy predictions related to our increasing addiction to...

8.67

Richest People of the Middle East

Richest People of The Middle East

In this special programme being broadcast by Discovery Channel, viewers gain an exclusive glimpse into the extraordinary lives of four men who have made millions by making their mark across the Middle East region. Meet Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Hamad Al Nahyan, who has one of the most unique car...

6.50

How to Survive a Disaster?

How to Survive a Disaster?

When disaster strikes who lives and who dies is not purely a matter of luck. In every disaster, from those people face once in a lifetime, to those they face every day, there are things that can be done to increase the chances of getting out alive. Horizon has gathered a team of leading...

8.27

Gamer Revolution

Gamer Revolution

Computer games are a global phenomenon and a $25 billion a year industry. Over 800 million people worldwide are regular players. Gamer Revolution looks past the hype, paranoia and hoopla to explore the real stories behind the computer game revolution. Gamer Revolution explores how computer...

7.61

Under the Knife

Under the Knife

Louis Theroux travels out to Los Angeles to check out the world of plastic surgery, where breast enhancements, tummy tucks, muscle implants and the like are common procedures. Spending time in the surgeries of several plastic surgeons, Louis meets the doctors who carry out the operations and...

6.68

Natascha: The Girl In The Cellar

Natascha: The Girl In The Cellar

This extraordinary interview reveals the ordeal of Nat­­ascha Kampusch, imprisoned in a cellar for eight years by Wolfgang Priklopil. Although her story has since been pushed slightly down the league table of horror by the similar experiences of Elisabeth Fritzl and Jaycee Lee Dugard,...

7.80

Made in Spain

Made in Spain

The scent of saffron, the sound of flamenco, the sights of Spanish culture and a spirited chef creating classic dishes can now be found together in one captivating program. Made in Spain is a series exploring the culinary and cultural riches of Spain and is hosted by Chef José Andrés,...

8.00

Bulgaria's Abandoned Children: Revisited

Bulgaria's Abandoned Children: Revisited

In 2007 the BBC documentary film Bulgaria's Abandoned Children caused an international outcry because the images of neglect were so shocking to witness in a country that had just become a member of the European Union. Viewers were overwhelmed with emotion and anger when they saw Bulgarian...

8.18

Beer Wars

Beer Wars

In America, size matters. The bigger you are, the more power you have, especially in the business world. Director Anat Baron takes you on a no holds barred exploration of the U.S. beer industry that ultimately reveals the truth behind the label of your favorite beer. Told from an insider’s...

8.38

Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story

Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story comes home to the issue he's been examining throughout his career: the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Americans (and by default, the rest of the world). But this time the culprit is much bigger than General Motors, and...

7.36

Generation Jihad

Generation Jihad

In Generation Jihad, Peter Taylor investigates the terrorist threat from young Muslim extremists radicalised on the Internet. Following the attempt to bomb an airliner over Detroit on Christmas Day, this landmark series looks at the angry young men of Generation Jihad who have turned their...

7.10