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Louis Theroux

Ultra Zionists

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Louis Theroux spends time with ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers, who consider it their religious and political obligation to populate some of the sensitive areas of the West Bank. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Director:
Andy Wells
Producer:
Andy Wells

Louis Theroux

Drinking to Oblivion

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Documentary. Louis spends time at the specialist liver centre at King's College Hospital, London. He meets patients in the grips of alcohol addiction struggling to find a way out. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer:
Aysha Rafaele
Director:
Tom Barrow
Producer:
Tom Barrow

Louis Theroux

Law and Disorder in Johannesburg

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Available for years

Louis Theroux travels to Johannesburg, where the residents find themselves increasingly besieged by crime, and turning to private security offering protection for a price. Show more

Louis Theroux

A Place for Paedophiles

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Available for years

Louis has gained access to Coalinga Mental Hospital in California, which houses more than 500 convicted paedophiles who have been deemed unsafe for release. Show more

Louis Theroux

Transgender Kids

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for years

Documentary. Louis travels to San Francisco where medical professionals are helping children with gender dysphoria transition from boy to girl or girl to boy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer:
Aysha Rafaele
Director:
Tom Barrow
Producer:
Tom Barrow

Louis Theroux

A Different Brain

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Documentary. Louis takes a look at the issues that some of the estimated one million people in the UK living with the long-term effects of a brain injury have to deal with. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer:
Aysha Rafaele
Director:
Jamie Pickup
Producer:
Jamie Pickup

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for years

Louis Theroux sets out to understand how a man at the centre of British entertainment and charitable fundraising for decades was able to get away with a long litany of crimes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer:
Aysha Rafaele
Producer:
Arthur Cary

Louis Theroux

Dark States

Episode 1: Heroin Town

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Louis Theroux embeds himself in a West Virginian community devastated by heroin abuse. He spends time with addicts and follows emergency services that are struggling to cope. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Producer:
Dan Child
Executive Producer:
Peter Dale
Editor:
Anna Price

Louis Theroux

Dark States

Episode 2: Trafficking Sex

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Louis Theroux spends time with American women working in Houston's illegal sex industry and explores the often complex dynamic between prostitute and pimp. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Series Producer:
Jamie Pickup
Executive Producer:
Peter Dale
Editor:
Anna Price

Louis Theroux

Gambling in Las Vegas

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One North East & CumbriaLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for years

Louis Theroux heads to Las Vegas to take a look at the pastime that made it famous and meet the gamblers, the high rollers and the casino men. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Director:
Stuart Cabb
Executive Producer:
Nick Mirsky

Louis Theroux

Law and Disorder in Lagos

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Available for years

Documentary. Louis Theroux is in Lagos, spending time with the local gangs, the so-called Area Boys, and the government's Kick Against Indiscipline paramilitary task force. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Director:
Jason Massot
Producer:
Jason Massot
Executive Producer:
Nick Mirsky

Louis Theroux

Extreme Love

Episode 2: Dementia

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Available for years

Louis travels to Phoenix, Arizona - the capital of dementia care. He spends time with sufferers and relatives, exploring the struggle of living in a world of encroaching shadows. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer:
Nick Mirsky
Director:
Dan Child

Louis Theroux

Twilight of the Porn Stars

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Fifteen years after documenting the world of male porn performers in Los Angeles, Louis Theroux returns to find a business struggling with the deluge of free porn online. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Director:
Jason Massot
Executive Producer:
Nick Mirksy

Louis Theroux

America's Most Hated Family in Crisis

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Following up on his 2007 documentary, The Most Hated Family in America, Louis Theroux returns to Topeka, Kansas, for a week-long visit with the Westboro Baptist Church. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer:
Nick Mirsky
Director:
Emma Cooper
Series Producer:
Emma Cooper

Louis Theroux

Behind Bars

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for years

Louis travels to California to spend two weeks in the notorious San Quentin State Prison. Built in 1852, San Quentin is dangerously overcrowded. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Director:
Stuart Cabb

Louis Theroux

America's Most Dangerous Pets

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Travelling to America's heartlands, Louis Theroux spends time with people who have private collections of tigers and chimpanzees. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Director:
Jamie Pickup
Executive Producer:
Nick Mirsky