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Baby Business
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directed by Thea Guest; produced by Thea Guest, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2000), 39 mins
In America adopting parents are offered a shortcut.It's called 'open adoption' and it works like this: A pregnant woman decides she doesn't want to keep her child. She contacts an adoption broker. The broker has a list of hopeful couples prepared to pay 20, 30, 40 thousand dollars for a baby. Healthy Caucasian inf...
directed by Thea Guest; produced by Thea Guest, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2000), 39 mins
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Back To The Floor, Series 2, Episode 4
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produced by Hugh Dehn, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Back to the Floor, Series 2, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 29 mins
One of a series of programmes in which leading professionals experience life as a member of the lower echelons. Peter Davies, director general of the RSPCA, works as one of the society's inspectors in Leeds, where he has to remove flea-ridden pets from scenes of neglect.
produced by Hugh Dehn, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Back to the Floor, Series 2, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 29 mins
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Born Survivors, Series 1, Episode 3, Cut Up Kids
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directed by Emma Parsons, fl. 2003; produced by Emma Parsons, fl. 2003, BBC Three, in Born Survivors, Series 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 59 mins
An unspoken, terrifying cult is sweeping through Britain's youth. Largely unreported, self-harm is turning into an epidemic with around 500 young people ending up in casualty each week. This film explores the stories of Beth, Tor and Gary - three young people trying to confront the violence they inflict upon thems...
directed by Emma Parsons, fl. 2003; produced by Emma Parsons, fl. 2003, BBC Three, in Born Survivors, Series 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 59 mins
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Days of Healing
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directed by Mark Jones, fl. 1998-1999; produced by Mark Jones, fl. 1998-1999 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 49 mins
Though we live in a world of high-tech medicine, many people turn to alternative therapies to help them with illness and other problems. Everyman follows the work of three very different healers as they go about their daily business. Although opinions may be divided on what each of these healers has to offer, Days...
directed by Mark Jones, fl. 1998-1999; produced by Mark Jones, fl. 1998-1999 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 49 mins
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Depression and Me
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directed by Peter Gauvain, fl. 2004; produced by Peter Gauvain, fl. 2004, Coasthouse Productions, Silverfish Media and Windfall Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 49 mins
Alastair Campbell is best known for his role as Tony Blair’s formidable spin doctor but, away from the public eye, he has been dogged by crippling bouts of depression. Some days, just getting out of bed is too hard. Therapy and anti-depressant medication is helping him keep his head above water – but is that t...
directed by Peter Gauvain, fl. 2004; produced by Peter Gauvain, fl. 2004, Coasthouse Productions, Silverfish Media and Windfall Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 49 mins
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Everyman, Can Prayer Heal?
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directed by Christopher Morris, fl. 2008; produced by Lydia Bendersky, fl. 2003 and Anna Cox, fl. 1998-2013, Discovery Health Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2003), 49 mins
"I don't believe prayer works, I know it does." These are the words of Mitchell Krucoff, one of America's top heart surgeons, who with his colleague Suzanne Crater, is at the helm of one of the most scientifically driven and ambitious clinical studies to examine the link between prayer and healing. For much of mod...
directed by Christopher Morris, fl. 2008; produced by Lydia Bendersky, fl. 2003 and Anna Cox, fl. 1998-2013, Discovery Health Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2003), 49 mins
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Extreme Brat Camp
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directed by Andrew Parkin, fl. 2002; produced by Andrew Parkin, fl. 2002, Brook Lapping Productions (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 48 mins
Teen camps have become a staple of America's youth rehabilitation system. The scale is vast: every year an estimated 5,000 children are sent to one of 1,000 or more centres dotted across the country. These camps are recommended by teen psychologists, or are sought out by parents, often at considerable expense. Not...
directed by Andrew Parkin, fl. 2002; produced by Andrew Parkin, fl. 2002, Brook Lapping Productions (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 48 mins
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Forty Minutes, Bullies
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produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1989), 41 mins
An investigation into the serious problem of bullying in Britain's schools, including accounts from victims and complaints that the issue is ignored by schools.
produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1989), 41 mins
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From Grace To Mercy
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produced by Jane Treays, fl. 1992 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 32 mins
Two women with profoundly differing views of the nature of charity: 86-year-old Anna Grace, who runs a clinic for Moslem children in Jerusalem, and her assistant Janice Phipps, from an American Christian charity. With over 300 children pouring in daily, requiring everything from routine vaccinations to rubber bull...
produced by Jane Treays, fl. 1992 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 32 mins
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Horizon, Diet: A Horizon Guide
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directed by Alex Steinitz, fl. 2006; presented by Susan Jebb, 1964-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 52 mins
Over the years the Horizon strand has explored some of the most pressing issues in science, offering informed analysis presented in an entertaining way. This programme takes a look back through the Horizon archive tracking our obsession with diet. From how a woman's diet when she's pregnant can effect her unborn c...
directed by Alex Steinitz, fl. 2006; presented by Susan Jebb, 1964-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 52 mins
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