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

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  • Louis Theroux has said he wants to make a documentary about Melania Trump.
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    Louis Theroux wants to make a documentary about “prisoner” Melania Trump

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

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

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Hae Min Lee and Adnan Syed at their junior prom at Woodlawn High School in 1999
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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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Rabia Chaudry with The Case Against Adnan Syed director Amy Berg
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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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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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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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Academy Awards 2019: How Netflix smashed period taboos at the Oscars

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

Serial star Rabia Chaudry
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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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Louis Theroux
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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

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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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The directors of RBG on what millennial women can learn from Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Of course Justice Ginsburg’s been angry – but she also sees where she wants to go and how she can get there.”

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Marie Kondo
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Witches, serial killers and clutter: what to watch on Netflix in January 2019

Stylist's pick of the new programmes coming to Netflix this month

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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Sir David Attenborough opens Woodberry Wetlands on April 30, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)
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Sir David Attenborough’s Dynasties crew broke the rules to save as many penguins as they could

The controversial decision was not taken lightly.

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Everything you need to know about David Attenborough’s new documentary

Our Planet is coming to Netflix.

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Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix documentary sounds royally, royally good

And yes, that’s a pun.

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Moya Crockett
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Cherry Healey challenges the big issue of being a feminist and wanting plastic surgery

Cherry Healey’s new documentary looks at why more women are going under the knife.

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Susan Devaney
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Everything we know about Kesha’s “therapeutic” documentary

“Making the decision to work on yourself is the bravest thing you can do.”

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This new BBC documentary about Emmeline Pankhurst is a must-watch

Emmeline Pankhurst: The Making of a Militant will explore the woman behind the myth.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

This scene from Human Planet was faked, admits the BBC

“This is not where they live, this is total artifice.”

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Susan Devaney
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BBC to release first documentary about Harvey Weinstein scandal

It promises to be the “definitive take on the Weinstein scandal”

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Lady Gaga gets real about chronic pain to help others feel less alone

She’s taking a break from music “for some healing”

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Demi Lovato on her mental health documentary: “I’m bipolar and proud”

The singer opened up about her new mental illness documentary to Ellen DeGeneres.

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