Documentaries

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  • Foodie shows on Netflix UK: Let's Eat
    Life

    The best foodie films and TV shows on Netflix right now

  • Netflix's The Innocence Files
    Life

    Netflix’s The Innocence Files powerfully flips the true crime genre on its head

  • Reese Witherspoon
    People

    Fierce Queens is the nature documentary of our feminist dreams

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The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
Life

All the best TV series and films to watch on Amazon Prime right now

Looking for a new TV series to binge-watch or film to fall in love with? Check out our list.

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Lauren Geall
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The Navarro Cheer team from Netflix's Cheer
Life

All your questions about Netflix’s Cheer, answered

Is Lexi still cheering, and will there be a season two?

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Lauren Geall
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Life

4 ways The Cave shows how feminism can flourish in extreme circumstances

Meet the most inspiring documentary you’ll see this year

In partnership with
The Cave
Alice Levine Exclusive Interview: My Dad Wrote A Porno, Women in Music Awards, the new Peroni Libera and more.
People

Alice Levine talks imposter syndrome, My Dad Wrote A Porno and her Lizzo obsession

Is Belinda Blumenthal a feminist icon? Alice Levine reckons she could be.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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All the chilling true crime documentaries you need to watch this autumn

Grab ALL the blankets.

Selena Gomez long hair
Life

Selena Gomez’s powerful new Netflix docuseries is breaking stereotypes of immigrants

The singer wants to put a spotlight on the real people behind the immigration debate.

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Christobel Hastings
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Hail Satan - what is life really like in The Satanist Temple?
Long Reads

Hail Satan? These Satanists want you to know the truth about The Satanic Temple

Sadie, Chalice and Jill engage publicly and unapologetically as Satanists. Here, they reveal what life is really like in The Satanic Temple.

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Ally Sinyard
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Life

The Family is the sort of true crime series that makes you question everything

Netflix’s new true crime series, which explores the secretive Christian sect with rumoured ties to Trump, is truly astounding.

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Christobel Hastings
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Gypsy Rose and Dee Dee Blanchard
Books

The best podcasts, TV series and books about scammers to binge now

Obsessed with 2019’s breakout fraudsters Anna Delvey and Dirty John? Here are five more must-know cultural binges

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Francesca Brown
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Louis Theroux has said he wants to make a documentary about Melania Trump.
People

Louis Theroux wants to make a documentary about “prisoner” Melania Trump

She'd be a fascinating subject, for sure.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Visible Women

Netflix’s Knock Down the House reveals a very different side to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Stylist speaks to Rachel Lears about what it was like to direct one of the most talked-about documentaries of 2019.

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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The Case Against Adnan Syed director on why we’re so obsessed with true crime

“True crime is an addiction, not unlike riding a rollercoaster.”

Hae Min Lee and Adnan Syed at their junior prom at Woodlawn High School in 1999
Life

How The Case Against Adnan Syed gives Hae Min Lee back her voice

The true crime genre often obscures female victims’ stories – but The Case Against Adnan Syed paints a vivid picture of Hae Min Lee.

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Moya Crockett
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Rabia Chaudry with The Case Against Adnan Syed director Amy Berg
People

Rabia Chaudry on why race and religion are key to The Case Against Adnan Syed

“For me, it’s been really important that people are able to see this story of a Muslim family.”

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Moya Crockett
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Books

How the Oprah and Apple partnership is going to change television for the better

If ever you needed a reason to sign up to Apple’s new streaming service, this is it.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

The 7 best documentaries of all time, according to Louis Theroux

Fancy letting Louis Theroux choose your next TV binge? Step this way…

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Susan Devaney
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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: Melissa Berton (center L) and Rayka Zehtabchi (center R) accept the Short Film (Live Action) award for 'Period. End of Sentence.' onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Life

Academy Awards 2019: How Netflix smashed period taboos at the Oscars

Menstruation is making headlines at the Oscars this year, and for good reason...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Serial star Rabia Chaudry
Life

Rabia Chaudry on how HBO’s Serial documentary will impact Adnan Syed’s future

The Serial star has warned that the case’s popularity might actually hinder its outcome...

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Alicia Lutes
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Kayleigh Dray
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Louis Theroux to combat sexual assault and consent myths in new documentary

The Night In Question will NOT shy away from the ongoing conversation around consent, sexual misconduct and #MeToo

People

David Attenborough explains how Netflix could save the planet in powerful speech

Our Planet will air on Netflix on 5 April 2019

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Susan Devaney
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