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Stylebender.

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STYLEBENDER is an intimate look at Israel Adesanya, the Nigerian-born, New Zealand-based MMA champion, which goes beyond the octagon and delves deep into an unlikely fighter's journey. Exploring Israel's experiences of masculinity, bullying, mental health and...

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Planet Earth III.

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Completing the Planet Earth trilogy, Planet Earth III explores the greatest habitats on our planet and the extraordinary animals that live in them. Filled with wonder and insight, Planet Earth III celebrates places and animals beyond our imagination. From the...

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Little Richard

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LITTLE RICHARD: I AM EVERYTHING tells the story of the Black queer origins of rock n roll, exploding the whitewashed canon of American pop music to reveal the innovator - the originator - Richard Penniman. Through a wealth of archive and performance that...

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JFK revisited

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"JFK Revisited takes viewers through recently declassified evidence and testimony in the ultimate American true crime murder mystery. Joined by Academy Award-winning narrators Whoopi Goldberg and Donald Sutherland, as well as a distinguished team of forensics,...

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The story of ... with Morgan Freeman.

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"Stories of God and Us... with the legendary Morgan Freeman. Academy Award - winning actor Morgan Freeman goes on a global journey to meet people from all cultures whose lives are shaped in surprising ways by these fundamental forces... to understand how human...

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The Australian wars.

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Over three parts this ground-breaking documentary series gives voice to the story of The Australian Wars, fought on our home soil, as the colonial frontier pushed forward, and First Nations people resisted. This is our longest and perhaps most defining war...

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Ennio

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Revolving around an interview between Tornatore and Morricone recorded shortly before his death in 2020, aged 91, ENNIO: THE MAESTRO is a fantastically entertaining deep dive on one of the world's most beloved composers, whose discography exceeds a...

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Shackleton

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"28 lost adventurers must fight for their lives after their only lifeline is destroyed in the most uninhabitable place on Earth – Antarctica. 'Shackleton - The Greatest Story of Survival’ reveals the true story of polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and the...

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In search of. The complete series.

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Inspired by the iconic 1970s franchise of the same name, In Search Of delves into all manner of mysterious phenomena throughout the world, from the mythical to the scientific. Primetime Emmy nominee Zachary Quinto serves as host and lead investigator, with...

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Great British railway journeys. Series 10 & 11

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"Michael Portillo continues to chart the great British romance with the railways in this phenomenally successful series."

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Coastal Devon & Cornwall with Michael Portillo.

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The much-loved British journalist, broadcaster and former politician, begins a south-west coastal pilgrimage, travelling through Devon and Cornwall. Michael embraces as many experiences as he can along a coastline formed 280 million years ago, where limestone...

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Squaring the circle

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"Celebrated photographer, creative director and filmmaker Anton Corbijn's first feature documentary SQUARING THE CIRCLE (THE STORY OF HIPGNOSIS) tells the story of Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey "Po" Powell, the creative geniuses behind the iconic album art...

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Merkel.

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For years, Angela Merkel, the first woman Chancellor of Germany, was Western Europes most powerful leader. Nonetheless, she remains something of an enigma. Clear-eyed, cool-headed, diligent, and methodical, she put her politics first, setting ideology aside. A...

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Rose gold

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After nearly 70 years of valiantly trying, what will it take for the Boomers to finally bring home an Olympic medal?

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