One day, the street’s residents all receive an anonymous postcard through their front doors bearing a simple message: “We want what you have”. Who is behind the anonymous hate campaign and what do they want? As the mystery of the postcards deepens, interweaving stories reveal lives filled with love and loss, fear and greed, fortune and envy, and, at its heart, family and home.
Not-your-average police series. Each installment offers unfiltered access to the inner workings of a true crime case told by the investigators themselves. No detail is spared in this devastatingly raw, voyeuristic, and oftentimes gruesome series.
Who is Tank Man? Based on real events, and adapted from Lucy Kirkwood’s hit play, this series follows a photojournalist trying to uncover the true identity of the infamous protester, who stood defiantly in front of the tanks at Tiananmen Square.
When Marie mysteriously leaves home, the repercussions are enormous. But when secrets are revealed from the past, both Marie and her husband Greg realize they can’t just walk away from their lives.
SYNOPSIS An undercover officer attempts to coerce a confession out of a suspect, eventually leading to the arrest of an innocent man.
WHAT A police procedural told from a female perspective.
WHY Based on a real entrapment case from 1992. The officer's identity has never been revealed.
Enterprice portrays two young entrepreneurs from South London: Kazim (Ewumi) and Jeremiah (Blackwood-Cambridge) as they try to escape the hustle and get their brand new delivery service business "Speedi-Kazz" off the ground. Enterprice is a British comedy-drama written by, and starring Kayode Ewumi. The show’s co-stars are Trieve Blackwood-Cambridge, Thea Gajic, Roger Griffiths, and Tanya Moodie.
Jack Whelan is a former LAPD detective who is asked to investigate strange occurrences related to a string of attempted suicides. In Whelan's case, this process destroys his marriage when his wife's body is taken by an intruder. A serial killer named Marcus Fox comes back to life in the body of a little girl. Both souls fight for control, causing their memories to become confused.
The discovery of the bizarrely mutilated body in the Thames who seems to have been the victim of a ritualistic witchcraft killing sparks a wave of violence in London’s Ugandan exile community. DI Moses Jones is seconded to the case from Scotland Yard due to his cultural links with the local African community. Assisted by hopeful DS Dan Twentyman, he sets out to uncover the truth. Forced to ask himself tough questions about his cultural identity, Moses Jones embarks on a frightening quest.
Directed by Jim Sheridan, this documentary miniseries takes a unique and poetic approach to investigating the notorious unsolved 1996 murder of French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in the countryside of Ireland.
Katherine is reluctantly relocated from London to Northampton as part of public spending cuts. Here she meets a disparate yet similarly disillusioned group of workmates. Together they must readjust to their new life, their new surroundings and an inescapable new surrogate family of colleagues. Full of black humor, razor-sharp dialogue and intricately-drawn relationships, this is a timely workplace comedy drama, laced with an acerbically surreal sensibility
Carol is a tough single mother striving to keep her family together. Richard is a recovering heroin addict who spends every day struggling to stay clean. Ying is a vulnerable immigrant living in the country illegally. Kasia is a young Polish woman who came to London filled with hope. Raw and uncompromising, but full of humanity and hope, RUN is a powerful take on inner city life and how every choice we make has consequences for those around us.
SYNOPSIS An extraordinary true crime story that exposes the Catholic Church’s involvement in the trafficking, neglect and suspicious deaths of babies born to unwed mothers.
WHAT Stories of some of the survivors of the Bon Secours mother and baby home in Tuam, Ireland.
WHY Tuam is just one of 18 such mother and baby homes investigated across Ireland.
From Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant comes this mockumentary about a British paper company in a drab industrial town that is run by a comically inept middle-manager dreams of stardom and who would rather be popular than effective. Meanwhile, his employees have their own inspired interactions. Full of painfully awkward cringe comedy, this legendary BBC comedy series inspired the American remake of the same name. Also stars Martin Freeman, Lucy Davis and Mackenzie Crook.
Stephen Graham stars as Joseph, a moral yet troubled man who’s lost everything. He’s compelled to travel to Ireland to confront the demons from a childhood spent in the foster care system. His path crosses with Dinah, a fiery and deeply guarded person who’s hiding a secret. Joseph and Dinah spiral out of control as they try to ground themselves and their self-indulgence, traumatized by their own harrowing histories. Neither thought their situation would tangle into a delicate love story.
Detective Inspector Rabbit is a loud, brash, one-eyebrowed copper who shoots better when he drinks. He and his partners, a doofy rookie and a smart young woman trying to prove women can be cops, solve a murder and make a ruckus in Victorian London.
Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer looks at notorious female serial killer Aileen Wuornos’ violent, tortured childhood in Troy, Michigan and her subsequent years on the road as a hitch-hiking sex worker which culminated in the murders. In her last interview before her 2002 execution, conducted by Broomfield at Aileen’s request, she said she believed her mind was being controlled by radio waves.
A no holds barred investigation into the still unsolved murders of two of the biggest superstars rap has ever produced; Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, and Tupac Shakur. Answering the calls for justice from Biggie’s mother, director Nick Broomfield hits the streets, putting his own life at risk as he uncovers sensational new evidence that points directly to the involvement of the LAPD and imprisoned Death Row records co-founder Marion ‘Suge’ Knight in the slayings that shocked the world.
Mawaan was brought up in a religious family but no longer practices. He visits religious movements in North and South America which use powerful psychoactive drugs they claim gives them access to the almighty. Will drugs bring him closer to God?
Mawaan Rizwan asks what life is really like for gay people in Pakistan, where homosexuality is illegal and considered by some as a disease. In this revealing journey to the country of his birth, Mawaan meets people living gay and transgender lives despite constant fear of persecution. He discovers a fascinating and shocking private world where sex between men is surprisingly common, but where LGBT rights are limited.
A 911 call from a delivery truck driver leads to the discovery of 39 deceased Vietnamese migrants. This documentary looks inside the perils of human trafficking in what became the UK’s largest international smuggling ring bust.
The untold story of feminist surrealist artist Penny Slinger and the traumatic events that led to her masterpiece, “An Exorcism.” Inspired by 1960s counterculture, Slinger embraced personal freedom and sexual liberation in her groundbreaking art.
In 1964, when Kitty Genovese was stabbed to death near her Kew Gardens, Queens apartment, news coverage of the murder stated that 38 people in Kitty’s neighborhood witnessed the crime and failed to do anything about it. The crime became the face of urban apathy, condemned a city and defined an era. 40 years later, Genovese’s brother Bill decided to investigate the infamous murder to learn what actually happened
The exhilarating documentary from Niall McCann, explores the rise of this Glaswegian music scene, revisiting a defining, chaotic trip to France in the musicians’ early careers. Featuring a stunning mix of live performances and frequently hilarious interviews, the film reunites key label personnel in an intimate exploration of friendship, memory and making music. On the journey, we revisit a defining, chaotic trip early in the musicians’ careers.
They don’t have much in common, but that’s their strength. A rock and roll drummer with bipolar disorder and a teen with Asperger’s strike up the unlikeliest of friendships in this tender dramedy that portrays mental illness with heart.
Drawing on over 30 years of never-before-seen imagery, the documentary weaves together the history of the Northern Irish Troubles, the story of a son's search for his father, and the tension between personal and political responsibility.