Botton Village – high on the North Yorkshire Moors – is a unique community of 300 people, around half of them with special needs like autism and Down’s syndrome. This touching and sometimes funny film, made with unusually free access from Botton, follows four villagers over the course of a cold winter.
Groundbreaking series for BBC2 following the extraordinary work of the surgeons of the Oxford Craniofacial Unit and the children – often with rare genetic syndromes – they treat. Their work can be risky but it transforms lives. The Sunday Times called this “a dazzling series” and The Guardian called it “compulsive viewing”.
There are 55 million Leylandii trees in Britain. It is Britain’s most planted and most hated tree. In this film we meet the lovers and loathers of the plant that ate suburbia.
15 year old Danielle has spent much of the last decade in silence, 10 year old Megan’s failure to talk at school is threatening her future and 8 year old Red’s grandad has never heard his only grandchild say a word. All three girls have a strange and isolating condition called Selective Mutism. At home […]
Big men in tiny pants. Welcome to the strange world of the Mr Britain body building contest. Heave-ho He-men rubbing each other with tanning oil, shaving their legs and living on loony diets of liquidized tuna.
We spend a third of our lives asleep, and most of that next to someone else. Sleeping together, however, isn’t always the bed of roses it should be. What do we get up to in the human burrow, and can nocturnal snores, grunts, groans and twitches really affect a marriage?
People stop and stare at John Hallat in the street – he’s that bad looking. He works by night and hates mirrors and photos. John lives with his looks but Sam, aged 26, wants surgery to correct her horrendous appearance.
Twenty four million Brits live as a couple. On the outside they all look perfectly normal, but behind the net curtains and double glazing lurk secrets and obsessions that you can only begin to imagine. There’s nowt so queer as folk. Prepare to be astounded, shocked and charmed by The Unlikeliest Couples in Britain.
John, Simon and Thommo are the Three Amigos of the Leeds club scene. Between them, they’ve notched up 450 one-night-stands. Join them on the prowl as they plan to increase their tally.
Imagine being tall, really tall, forever banging your head and never finding clothes that fit? Chris is 7ft 6 and has held the title of the tallest living Englishman for the last 35 years while Lynne, who is 6ft 5, reckons her 50 inch legs are the longest in the world – and is keen […]