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Great Ormond Street, Series 2, Episode 6, Experimental Surgery
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directed by Simon Gilchrist, fl. 2006; produced by Jonathan Taylor, fl. 2001-2016, Films of Record, in Great Ormond Street, Series 2, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins

With a unique level of access, Great Ormond Street returns to the wards of London’s foremost children’s hospital. This revelatory series observes the life and death decision- making among the various highly-skilled teams working on the wards to see the many challenges they face at the cutting edge of children..

directed by Simon Gilchrist, fl. 2006; produced by Jonathan Taylor, fl. 2001-2016, Films of Record, in Great Ormond Street, Series 2, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
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Horizon, Series 49, Episode 9, Life, Death and Mistakes
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directed by David Stewart, fl. 1996-2016; presented by Kevin Fong, 1971-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 49, Episode 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins

We are all human, we are all fallible and we all make mistakes. And there's nothing we can do about that - or is there? Dr Kevin Fong investigates how the latest science is revolutionizing our understanding of what it is to be human, and holding out the hope of making us all less fallible when it really matters -...

directed by David Stewart, fl. 1996-2016; presented by Kevin Fong, 1971-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 49, Episode 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
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Badger Surgery
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produced by Jane Aldous, fl. 1994; in Casualties Of The Wild (London, England: BBC Worldwide), 4 mins
X-rays reveal that a badger has a broken pelvis, which is healing on its own, but there's a bad break at the top of one of its front legs. The badger will need major surgery.
produced by Jane Aldous, fl. 1994; in Casualties Of The Wild (London, England: BBC Worldwide), 4 mins
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Jess: My New Face
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directed by Victoria Greenly, fl. 1997; produced by Victoria Greenly, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 57 mins
Documentary about 17-year-old Jess Lee, who was born with a facial disfigurement, a symptom of a condition called Apert Syndrome. Unhappy with her features she had major surgery, which completely transformed the way she looks, yet she still wants more surgery. Jess goes on a journey to find out why she feels s...
directed by Victoria Greenly, fl. 1997; produced by Victoria Greenly, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 57 mins
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The Sex Changes That Made History
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directed by John Hayes-Fisher, fl. 1996-1998; produced by John Hayes-Fisher, fl. 1996-1998, Channel Four Television, Blakeway and British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 48 mins
This is the gripping story of three extraordinary people - the world's first woman to become a man through surgery, the former Spitfire pilot who became Britain's first man to become a woman and the daring advanced plastic surgeon who carried out their sex change operations in the 1940s. Surgical gender reassign...
directed by John Hayes-Fisher, fl. 1996-1998; produced by John Hayes-Fisher, fl. 1996-1998, Channel Four Television, Blakeway and British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 48 mins
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Obessions, Episode 1, Who’s Normal Anyway?
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directed by Dinah Lord, fl. 1993, Nicola Gibson, fl. 2007 and Sophie Robinson, fl. 1996-2013; produced by Dinah Lord, fl. 1993, Discovery Health Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Obessions, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 50 mins
This absorbing series interweaves real-life experience with dramatic reconstruction as doctors, scientists and sufferers attempt to understand the roots of obsession. Obsessions can be inherited; they can even be caught. And millions of people worldwide are overpowered by them. At times of stress, Caroline obsessi...
directed by Dinah Lord, fl. 1993, Nicola Gibson, fl. 2007 and Sophie Robinson, fl. 1996-2013; produced by Dinah Lord, fl. 1993, Discovery Health Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Obessions, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 50 mins
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Great Ormond Street, Series 2, Episode 2, A Chance at Life
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directed by Marina Parker, fl. 2006; produced by Marina Parker, fl. 2006, Films of Record, in Great Ormond Street, Series 2, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
With a unique level of access, Great Ormond Street returns to the wards of London’s foremost children’s hospital. This revelatory series observes the life and death decision- making among the various highly-skilled teams working on the wards to see the many challenges they face at the cutting edge of children..
directed by Marina Parker, fl. 2006; produced by Marina Parker, fl. 2006, Films of Record, in Great Ormond Street, Series 2, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
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Seven New Faces in Seven Days
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directed by Suzanne Lynch, fl. 1997-2012; produced by Suzanne Lynch, fl. 1997-2012, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 45 mins
This documentary by Susanne Lynch is about two surgeons who went to Vietnam to perform as many facial reconstruction surgeries for people with birth defects as they could in seven days.
directed by Suzanne Lynch, fl. 1997-2012; produced by Suzanne Lynch, fl. 1997-2012, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 45 mins
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Inside Story, The Body Shop
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produced by Catharine Seddon, fl. 1990, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Inside Story (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 55 mins
Goes behind the scenes at one Britain's largest centres for aesthetic plastic surgery to explore why so many people want to change parts of their bodies. Follows the cases of three patients and also meets the people who perform the operations.
produced by Catharine Seddon, fl. 1990, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Inside Story (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 55 mins
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Can't Stop, Episode 4, 200 Nips and Tucks and I Want More
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directed by Claire Edwards, fl. 2013-2016, Mark Beech, fl. 2006-2013 and Nick Aarons, fl. 1998-2018; produced by Mark Beech, fl. 2006-2013, Nick Aarons, fl. 1998-2018 and Claire Edwards, fl. 2013-2016, Crackit Productions and GroupM, in Can't Stop, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 45 mins
A series that lifts the lid on the most obsessive, eye popping and amazing people out there. Meet the individuals whose day-to-day lives are nothing short of extraordinary because they simply Can’t Stop! Each episode focuses on a different obsession; shopping, collecting, hoarding and cosmetic surgery, and featu...
directed by Claire Edwards, fl. 2013-2016, Mark Beech, fl. 2006-2013 and Nick Aarons, fl. 1998-2018; produced by Mark Beech, fl. 2006-2013, Nick Aarons, fl. 1998-2018 and Claire Edwards, fl. 2013-2016, Crackit Productions and GroupM, in Can't Stop, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 45 mins
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