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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

An examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer. The opening episode takes us from Sinatra's birth to his early years as a roadhouse performer. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Alex Gibney
Producer:
Jeff Pollack
Producer:
Erin Edeiken
Producer:
Sam Pollard
Executive Producer:
Frank Marshall
Executive Producer:
Alex Gibney
Executive Producer:
Blair Foster
Executive Producer:
Sharon Hall
Executive Producer:
Broderick Johnson
Executive Producer:
Andrew A Kosove
Executive Producer:
Charles Pignone

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The second episode follows Sinatra's growing political profile, his relationship with Ava Gardner and the split from Nancy, his first wife. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Alex Gibney
Producer:
Jeff Pollack
Producer:
Erin Edeiken
Producer:
Sam Pollard
Executive Producer:
Frank Marshall
Executive Producer:
Alex Gibney
Executive Producer:
Blair Foster
Executive Producer:
Sharon Hall
Executive Producer:
Broderick Johnson
Executive Producer:
Andrew A Kosove
Executive Producer:
Charles Pignone

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The third episode sees Sinatra turn his career around, the birth of the Rat Pack, his connection with the mob and the unravelling of his relationship with the Kennedys. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Alex Gibney
Producer:
Jeff Pollack
Producer:
Erin Edeiken
Producer:
Sam Pollard
Executive Producer:
Frank Marshall
Executive Producer:
Alex Gibney
Executive Producer:
Blair Foster
Executive Producer:
Sharon Hall
Executive Producer:
Broderick Johnson
Executive Producer:
Andrew A Kosove
Executive Producer:
Charles Pignone

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The final episode recounts the kidnap of his son, Frank Jr, his marriage to Mia Farrow and his successful return from retirement. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Alex Gibney
Producer:
Jeff Pollack
Producer:
Erin Edeiken
Producer:
Sam Pollard
Executive Producer:
Frank Marshall
Executive Producer:
Alex Gibney
Executive Producer:
Blair Foster
Executive Producer:
Sharon Hall
Executive Producer:
Broderick Johnson
Executive Producer:
Andrew A Kosove
Executive Producer:
Charles Pignone

Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America

Series 1

The Bridge, by Marley Marl and MC Shan

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Music documentary series. A song designed to foster community pride ignites hip-hop's most epic rap battle.

Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America

Series 1

Ladies First, by Queen Latifah

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Music documentary series. At the height of hip-hop's misogynistic themes, the culture bows down to their queens of rap. Show more

Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America

Series 1

Rock Box, by Run-DMC

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Music documentary series. How one song tore down the barriers between rock and hip-hop, race and class on American radio and television. Show more

Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America

Series 1

Elevators, by Outkast

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Music documentary series. Hip-hop's southern voice breaks through with an unsuspecting song that redefines rap's cultural and geographic boundaries. Show more

Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America

Series 1

Jesus Walks, by Kanye West

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Music documentary series. In an era of excess, a Christian rap song challenges the Church and changes ideals about religion and rap music. Show more

Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America

Series 1

Alright, by Kendrick Lamar

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Music documentary series. Making protest music in the era of Black Lives Matter, Alright becomes the unsaid anthem for hope. Show more

Sinatra: All or Nothing at All

Series 1 Compilations

Episode 1: Part 1

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

An examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer. The opening episode takes us from Sinatra's birth to his early years as a roadhouse performer. Show more

Sinatra: All or Nothing at All

Series 1 Compilations

Episode 2: Part 2

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

An examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer, told in his own words from hours of archived interviews, along with commentary from those closest to him. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Alex Gibney
Producer:
Jeff Pollack
Producer:
Erin Edeiken
Producer:
Sam Pollard
Executive Producer:
Frank Marshall
Executive Producer:
Alex Gibney
Executive Producer:
Blair Foster
Executive Producer:
Sharon Hall
Executive Producer:
Broderick Johnson
Executive Producer:
Andrew A Kosove
Executive Producer:
Charles Pignone

Storyville

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Definitive film biography of the irreverent American journalist and writer, focusing on his most provocative and productive period from 1965 to 1975. Narrated by Johnny Depp. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Alex Gibney

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

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

Documentary. This second part reveals the struggles members faced while the band was apart, chronicles the group's reunion in 1994 and its resurgence in recording and performing. Show more

This Week

28/06/2013

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Andrew Neil chews over the political week with Michael Portillo, Jacqui Smith and Miranda Green. Plus, talking secrets and WikiLeaks with Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Participant:
Michael Portillo
Participant:
Jacqui Smith
Participant:
Miranda Green
Interviewed Guest:
Shaun Bailey
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Gibney

The Film Programme

Nina Simone documentary, Peter Bogdanovich, Alex Gibney

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

With Francine Stock. Lisa Simone discusses a new documentary about her mother Nina, and Peter Bogdanovich on why he is finishing an Orson Welles film started four decades ago. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Simone
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Bogdanovich
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Gibney
Interviewed Guest:
Scott Jordan Harris

The Film Programme

Director Scott Cooper; Alex Gibney; Lift to the Scaffold; British indie films abroad

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to director Scott Cooper about his film Out of the Furnace. Alex Gibney on his Lance Armstrong documentary. And Lift to the Scaffold starring Jeanne Moreau. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Scott Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Gibney
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Bloye
Interviewed Guest:
Ginette Vincendeau
Producer:
Elaine Lester

The Looming Tower

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 48 minutes

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

Powerful portrayal of the actual events leading up to September 11th 2001. The CIA withholds intel on an al-Qaeda plot, so FBI man John O’Neill hopes a young Muslim agent can help. Show more

Contributors

John O'Neill:
Jeff Daniels
Ali Soufan:
Tahar Rahim
Martin Schmidt:
Peter Sarsgaard
Richard Clarke:
Michael Stuhlbarg
Diane Marsh:
Wrenn Schmidt
Robert Chesney:
Bill Camp
Vince Stuart:
Louis Cancelmi
Kathy Shaughnessy:
Virginia Kull
Floyd Bennet:
Sullivan Jones
Deb Fletcher:
Leslie Silva
Ayman al-Zawahiri:
Nasser Faris
John Miller:
CJ Wilson
Toni-Ann Marino:
Jamie Neumann
Mohamad al-Owhali:
Youssef Berouain
Director:
Alex Gibney

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