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Orion: The Man Who Would Be King

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Documentary which tells the story of a singer plucked from obscurity and thrust into the spotlight as part of a crazy scheme that had him masquerade as Elvis back from the grave. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jeanie Finlay
Series Editor:
Nick Fraser

Storyville

Being Evel Knievel

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for years

A Storyville documentary: a profile of the first globally famous stunt performer, exploring the charisma and showmanship at the heart of Evel Knievel's improbable success. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Daniel Junge
Series Editor:
Nick Fraser

Storyville

The Queen of Africa: The Miriam Makeba Story

Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

A Storyville documentary that takes a look at the life of South African singer and civil rights activist Miriam Makeba, whose music delivered messages against racism and poverty. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Nick Fraser

Storyville

Shooting Bigfoot: America's Monster Hunters

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary looking into into the obsessive, competitive and divided cult of Bigfoot hunting, as filmmaker Morgan Matthews accompanies three American Bigfoot search parties. Show more

Storyville

Cartel Land

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

A Storyville exposé of the Mexican drug war and the cartels that operate around the Mexico/US border, following two vigilante leaders fighting the power of Mexico's drug gangs. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Nick Fraser

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Web Junkies - China's Addicted Teens

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Film following Chinese teenagers inside a Beijing rehabilitation centre for internet addicts, in an examination of a technology-addled generation on the edge of an unknown future. Show more

Storyville

Arms Dealer: The Notorious Mr Bout

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary following Viktor Bout, a Russian entrepreneur, arms smuggler and amateur film-maker, whose career was finally ended by a 25-year prison sentence. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Nick Fraser
Director:
Tony Gerber

Storyville

Particle Fever: The Hunt for the Higgs Boson

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Documentary which follows six scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start of the biggest and most expensive experiment in human history. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Mark Levinson
Producer:
David Kaplan
Series Editor:
Nick Fraser

Storyville

Russia's Toughest Prison: The Condemned

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A Storyville documentary: a look into the hidden world of one of Russia's most impenetrable and remote institutions - a maximum security prison exclusively for murderers. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Nick Read
Series Editor:
Nick Fraser

Storyville Global

Expedition to the End of the World

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

A group of scientists, artists and sailors travel to parts of the Arctic where large swaths of ice are melting. Along the way, they discuss the purpose of mankind. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Daniel Dencik
Series Editor:
Nick Fraser

Why Poverty?

Episode 4: Park Avenue - Money, Power and the American Dream

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Film looking at inequality in the US through the prism of two near-adjacent Park Avenues - one an exclusive apartment building in Manhattan, the other in rundown South Bronx. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Alex Gibney
Producer:
Blair Foster
Series Editor:
Nick Fraser