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Richard III: The King in the Car Park

An astonishing journey to uncover the bones of one of England's most controversial kings.

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Mermaids: The Body Found

In 2004 marine biologist Dr Brian McCormick stumbled across a recording of mysterious underwater sounds and launched a scientific investigation to prove our aquatic cousin's existence.

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Mega Quake: The Hour That Shook Japan

Piecing together the events and human stories of March 11th 2011, as Japan was brought to its knees by the third most powerful earthquake of all time.

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Touching the Void

Based on Joe Simpson's international bestseller, this iconic film documents one of the most extraordinary true stories of adventure and survival of our time.

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Richard III: The Unseen Story

An exclusive follow-up film detailing new revelations about the king in the car park.

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Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon

The definitive story, told by his closest family and friends, many of whom have never spoken publicly before.

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Beckoning Silence

Joe Simpson, whose battle for survival featured in Touching the Void, travels to the Eiger to tell the story of one of mountaineering's most epic tragedies.

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Deep Water

The stunning true story of Donald Crowhurst's 1968 solo round-the-world sailing race that turned into an ill-fated voyage.

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9/11: The Falling Man

Tackling head-on one of the final taboos of 9/11 - the story of those who jumped to their death from the Twin Towers.

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9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers

Trapped in the Twin Towers on Sept 11th, many people struggled to make contact with the outside world. Last words would leave a powerful legacy.

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9/11: Heroes of the 88th Floor

The story of the fight for survival inside the World Trade Centre on September 11 2001.

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Children of 9/11

Ten years on, we give a voice, for the first time, to the young people directly affected by that fateful day.