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Louis Theroux

Dark States

Episode 2: Trafficking Sex

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 5 months

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

Dark States

Episode 3: Murder in Milwaukee

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Louis Theroux visits the Milwaukee Police Department as they patrol District 5, home to some of the nation's deadliest streets. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Series Producer:
Jamie Pickup
Executive Producer:
Peter Dale

Louis Theroux

Dark States

Episode 1: Heroin Town

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 5 months

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

Surviving America's Most Hated Family

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 4 months

Louis Theroux returns to visit the controversial Westboro Baptist Church, investigating what effect the death of its founder has had on its members and those who have since left. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer:
Arron Fellows
Executive Producer:
Peter Dale

Genres

Louis Theroux

Selling Sex

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Louis Theroux meets the women legally participating in the new sexual economy, exploring whether selling sex can ever be a healthy way to make money. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer:
Arron Fellows
Executive Producer:
Peter Dale
Producer:
Cheryl Hockey
Director:
Joshua Baker

Louis Theroux

By Reason of Insanity

Episode 1: Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 5 months

Documentary. Louis explores the nature of mental illness. He looks at how to reintegrate a patient into society when they have previously committed a serious crime. Show more

Louis Theroux

Transgender Kids

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 5 months

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

Life on the Edge

Family Ties

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 20 days

Louis examines how the greatest source of love in our lives – our families – can often be the cause of our deepest pain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Director:
Tom Barrow
Executive Producer:
Arron Fellows
Production Company:
Mindhouse Productions

Louis Theroux

My Scientology Movie

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Documentary investigating the Church of Scientology. To find out more about the mysterious organisation, Louis Theroux meets with former members of the church. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Director:
John Dower
Writer:
John Dower

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

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

By Reason of Insanity

Episode 2: Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 5 months

In the second of this two-part documentary, Louis Theroux examines the grey area between criminal actions and medical symptoms, and investigates how we define insanity. Show more

Contributors

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

Louis Theroux

Life on the Edge

Law and Disorder

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 20 days

Louis Theroux reflects on the documentaries he has made about the American criminal justice system. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Louis Theroux
Director:
Tom Barrow
Executive Producer:
Arron Fellows
Production Company:
Mindhouse Productions

Louis Theroux

Ultra Zionists

Duration: 1 hour

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

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

Law and Disorder in Lagos

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 5 months

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

A Different Brain

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

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

Louis Theroux

America's Most Hated Family in Crisis

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 5 months

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

Miami Mega-Jail

Episode 1: Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 5 months

Louis visits a notorious section of Miami County Jail, where some of the most volatile inmates are housed in cage-like dwellings and living under a gladiatorial code. Show more

Contributors

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

Louis Theroux

Miami Mega-Jail

Episode 2: Part 2

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Louis meets an alleged triple murderer facing a possible death sentence. He also follows a group of younger inmates attending a military-style boot camp. Show more

Contributors

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