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Fake Britain

Series 8 (30-Minute Versions)

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

A look at the fake goods being sold in the UK, including the non-existent homes for sale and the fake cycle helmets putting children's lives at risk. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Executive Producer:
Peter Lowe

Fake Britain

Series 9

Episode 8

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Michelle finds out the eye-watering truth about fake make-up, and the fake Botox treatment that left one woman with life changing injuries. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 9

Episode 4

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

The counterfeit Dyson hairdryers that are more than just a rip-off, and the vinyl copies that are fleecing record collectors out of thousands. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 9

Episode 5

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

How fake online reviews are ruining small businesses, as rivals pay others to trash their competitors. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 9

Episode 2

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

The nightmare of fake car insurance, which has left tens of thousands of people unwittingly driving around uninsured on Britain's roads. Could you be one of them? Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 9

Episode 1

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Michelle Ackerley finds out what's real and what's fake in the world of celebrity memorabilia. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 9

Episode 3

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

How the fake alcohol being served to holiday makers in Greece left one woman blind, and the dodgy lighting that is literally shocking. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 9

06/12/2019

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

The fake cash machine scam used by criminals to steal millions of pounds. Also, Michelle tests fake Airpods and reveals the harm they can cause. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 9

Episode 6

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Michelle shows how to identify fake emails and dangerous links, and reveals how criminals can even embed fake messages into a legitimate text chain on your phone. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 9

Episode 7

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

The terrifying story of an innocent holidaymaker locked up in a Dubai prison after unwittingly changing a fake £20 note. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 5 (30 minute reversions)

Episode 16

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Cambridgeshire

Matt Allwright investigates the activities of con men, revealing the fake high-end sausages being sold at some farmers' markets and looking at counterfeit bicycle parts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Allwright
Director:
Jago Smith
Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Executive Producer:
Peter Lowe
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 3 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Dominic Littlewood goes on the road with the Greater Manchester police as they crack down on the fakers at the heart of Britain's counterfeiting capital, the Strangeways district. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Peter Lowe
Executive Producer:
Gerard Melling

Fake Britain

Series 3 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The consumer series reveals the fake DVD factory making 100,000 pounds a week, and follows the enforcement agencies who will stop at nothing to halt the illegal activity. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Executive Producer:
Gerard Melling

Fake Britain

Series 3 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Consumer series. Revealing the banknote counterfeiting gang that tried to beat the Bank of England, and the battlefield tour conman who scammed war veterans. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Peter Lowe
Executive Producer:
Gerard Melling

Fake Britain

Series 3 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Consumer series. This episode features a look at the latest in cutting-edge insurance fraud: faking pet insurance claims, including the woman that kept dead puppies in her freezer. Show more

Fake Britain

Series 3 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Consumer series. This episode features the scandal of the fake charity collections taking advantage of people's generosity. Dominic Littlewood takes a look at how it is done. Show more

Fake Britain

Series 3 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Consumer series. This episode looks at the fake firefighter crying wolf to relieve honest shopkeepers of their cash... at gunpoint. Plus a look at dangerous counterfeit vodka. Show more

Fake Britain

Series 8 (30-Minute Versions)

Episode 10

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One South East

The fake numbing cream that has life-changing consequences, how UK authorities are cracking down on fake clothing, and the dogs' home charity that lost thousands in a con. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Executive Producer:
Peter Lowe
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television

Fake Britain

Series 8 (30-Minute Versions)

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Dominic Littlewood investigates the con men trying to get their hands on people's money. Dom learns about the fake video game merchandise that blinded one young boy. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Barker
Executive Producer:
Peter Lowe
Production Company:
Screenchannel Television