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This exclusive ITV investigation alleged that TV icon Sir Jimmy Savile was a sexual predator who preyed on young girls. The programme generated enormous media coverage, lead to a nationally co-ordinated police investigation and led to a doubling of calls to the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
Grierson Nominee Chris Terrill on the making of 'Theatre of War' October 30, 2013
Theatre of War follows a unique collaboration between two unlikely partners leading to a ground-‐ breaking West End play that shocked, entertained and inspired all who saw it. Professional front line soldiers, all badly injured, joined forces with a West End theatre company to help write, rehearse and perform a play based on their experiences of war. This feature documentary follows every aspect of the process to tell an incredibly moving and powerful story.
Grierson Nominee Guy King on documentary ‘Love & Death in City Hall’ October 29, 2013
The circle of life in one room: how strange that we register life’s happiest and saddest events in the same place. Located largely within the register office at Belfast City Hall, this is a heartbreaking but spirit-lifting tale about how Belfast people experience the biggest things in life: birth, marriage and death.
Grierson Nominee Ilona Kacieja on her documentary 'Red Dust' October 28, 2013
The red dust died along with its monstrous parent, but the winds keep blowing over the ghost towns making their children question the future with every breath.
Ilona Kacieja's Red Dust was inspired by an observation of the people of North Lanarkshire...
In 2008, the Peruvian government divided Peru into more than 100 blocks covering 70% of the territory. Exploitation rights were sold to multinational companies. Protesting against the destruction of their homes, an indigenous group occupies Pluspetrol’s airstrip. When a policeman is killed, protesters are arrested and charged. Now they must seek to clear their names against all odds. Their only hope is their courage, an impassioned defence lawyer and an eyewitness too frightened to testify.
Salman Rushdie tells for the first time the gripping inside story of how it felt to be condemned to death by the Ayatollah Khomeini, and to spend the next decade in hiding. To coincide with the publication of Rushdie's new book, Alan Yentob has been given unique access to the author and the bodyguards who lived with him. Friends and writers like McEwan and Kureshi speak frankly, as do Rushdie's sister, ex-wife and sons.