Stacey Dooley Investigates: Fashion’s Dirty Secrets

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Fashion’s Dirty Secrets

Stacey Dooley travels the world to uncover the hidden costs of the addiction to fast fashion. She sees for herself how toxic chemicals released by the garment industry pollute waterways that millions of people rely on. She witnesses the former Aral Sea, once one of the largest bodies of fresh water, now reduced almost entirely to dust. These are shocking discoveries likely to make you think twice about whether you really need those new clothes. Programme Website...
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The Flu That Killed 50 Million

The Flu That Killed 50 Million

It is 1918 and the end of WWI. Millions have died, and the world is exhausted by war. But soon a new horror is sweeping the world, a terrifying virus that will kill more than fifty million people - the Spanish flu. Using dramatic reconstruction and eyewitness testimony from doctors, soldiers, civilians and politicians, this one-off special brings to life the onslaught of the disease, the horrors of those who lived through it and the efforts of the pioneering scientists desperately looking for the cure. Narrated by Christopher Eccleston, the film also asks whether, a century later, the lessons learnt in 1918 might help us fight a future global flu pandemic. Programme Website...
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Fight Like a Girl

Fight Like a Girl

Kimberly Benson is Viper, one of Scotland's top female wrestlers. As part of BBC1's Our Lives, we're with Kim in Glasgow and in Japan as she fights in some of the most important matches of her career. As women's wrestling steps into the mainstream, it's a pivotal moment in Kim's career. We follow Kim into this intriguing and sometimes dangerous world at home and abroad, as she takes us behind the scenes of a rarely seen, often misunderstood, yet utterly fascinating world. Programme Website...
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