Documentary tells the remarkable stories of British people hooked on risky cosmetic procedures in the pursuit of body perfection. Sam had Botox at just 17 and spent £20k on his teeth. Jacqui makes a living by taking selfies 24/7. Ryan used Chinese foot-binding to shrink himself from a size 10 to a 6.5.
Walter and Vivian live in the country and have a difficult time keeping servants. Walter hires an private detective who has been fired for arresting the District Attorney. They only way that Walter can get Jerry to work for him is to tell Jerry that his life is in danger; the neighbor is trying to take his wife; and that Nazi spies are everywhere. Jerry needs a cook for his 'cover' so he gets his fiancée Susan to work with him. To keep Jerry working, Walter sends the threatening letters to himself and hires actors to play the spies. It soon becomes apparent that Susan cannot cook and Jerry could not find a spy if he tripped over him.
Edmund de Waal is the bestselling author of The Hare With The Amber Eyes, a family memoir that captured the hearts of millions. But he isn't just a writer; from the age of five he has been making thousands and thousands of pots. After 45 years, he is exhibiting his work for the first time in America and researching his next book, a globe-spanning journey through porcelain. imagine… follows Edmund over a remarkable year.
Investigating the German work ethic and economy. Just what makes Germans so successful? They work fewer hours, yet they are more productive and their economy is the most successful in Europe. Even David Cameron says we should strive to be more like them.
Telling stories that matter - Body Matters, a series of programmes on BBC One Wales looking at our relationships with our bodies. Connie Fisher won't go out without make-up. For her and many women in Wales, putting on her face is part of her daily routine. The average woman spends two years of her life putting on an estimated £12,000 worth of cosmetics. Connie asks why she and countless other women do it - and who they are doing it for. Is it to find a mate, is it insecurity or is it pressure from society? While Connie investigates women's commitment to make-up, a group of football boys find out how hard it is to put on the perfect mascara.
Dispatches examines the system that grants royal warrants.
Secret History reveals the untold story of the tensions unleashed by the Queen's marriage to Prince Philip, when she struggled to reconcile love with the suspicions of her family and her government.
The Faces albums were scheduled for expanded reissues in 2008, roughly four years after the release of the definitive rarities-laden box set Five Guys Walk into a Bar…, but those plans were scrapped and the albums remained untouched for the next seven years. After that long wait came You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything: 1970-1975, a five-disc box that contains expanded versions of the four Faces studio LPs – 1970's First Step, the twin 1971 masterpieces Long Player and A Nod Is as Good as a Wink…to a Blind Horse, 1972's Ooh La La – along with a disc of non-LP singles…