This World

This World

2004 - 2018, News, Other
International investigative series.

Episode Guide

  • This World - Colombia with Simon Reeve (Episode 61)
    Episode 61:

    Colombia with Simon Reeve

    Adventurer and journalist Simon Reeve heads to one of the most spectacular countries in the world, Colombia, to explore the country's precarious future.

  • This World - The Balfour Declaration: Britain's Promise to the Holy Land (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    The Balfour Declaration: Britain's Promise to the Holy Land

    Jane Corbin explores the legacy of the Balfour Declaration on a journey that starts in her home village. She explores the role her ancestor, British politician Leo Amery, played in the drafting of the declaration, issued by the government in 1917.

  • This World - Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best? (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best?

  • This World - Killing Christianity (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

    Killing Christianity

    Jane Corbin travels across the Middle East to reveal the story of how the religion that shaped Western culture and history is in danger of disappearing in large parts of its ancient heartland.

  • This World - Robert Peston: On France (Episode 44)
    Episode 44:

    Robert Peston: On France

    Robert Peston examines the rise of Marine Le Pen and the Front National in the wake of France's economic stagnation.

  • This World - The Great Japanese Retirement (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    The Great Japanese Retirement

    A look at Japan as it faces a future in which the population will shrink by a third from a lack of reproducing.

  • This World - America's Stoned Kids (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    America's Stoned Kids

    Clinical Psychologist and addiction expert Professor John Marsden heads to Denver, Colorado, to assess the likely impact of cannabis legalization on a country already suffering an epidemic of teenage marijuana use.

  • This World - The Massacre That Changed South Africa (Episode 40)
    Episode 40:

    The Massacre That Changed South Africa

    Over 30 miners were shot dead by police as they protested outside a mine in August 2012. A day of disturbing allegations and shocking brutality.

  • This World - Iraq: Did My Son Die in Vain? (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    Iraq: Did My Son Die in Vain?

    The father of an RAF reservist killed in Basra examines the impact of the war.

  • This World - The Great Spanish Crash (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    The Great Spanish Crash

    Paul Mason investigates how Spain has become the latest casualty of the Eurozone crisis.

  • This World - This World (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    This World

    Cuba is a country in the middle of a capitalist revolution. Simon Reeve investigates.

  • This World - Michael Portillo's Great Euro Crisis (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    Michael Portillo's Great Euro Crisis

    A trip from Greece to Germany to find out how the Euro crisis has affected attitudes and monetary union.

  • This World - The Fastest Changing Place on Earth (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:

    The Fastest Changing Place on Earth

    Follow the lives of three people in rural China as their farming community is transformed.

  • This World - This World (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    This World

    The views of three Egyptian nationals in light of the `Arab Spring'.

  • This World - Return of the Lost Boys (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    Return of the Lost Boys

    Twenty years after the civil war in Sudan, young boys who fled their villages are in search for their families.

  • This World - Spain's Stolen Babies (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Spain's Stolen Babies

    Baby trafficking in Spain.

  • This World - Justice Under Fire (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    Justice Under Fire

    Victim's families struggle and seek the truth about what happened to their loved ones who were killed in a bloody masacre in central Bangkok, Thailand.

  • This World - Italy's Bloodiest Mafia (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    Italy's Bloodiest Mafia

    How Italy's deadliest mafia survived so long in a country at the heart of Europe and what it will take to defeat it.

  • This World - The Invasion of Lampedusa (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    The Invasion of Lampedusa

    Immigration in Europe.

  • This World - Pakistan's Flood Doctor (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    Pakistan's Flood Doctor

    The flood ravaged Sindh province in Pakistan.

  • This World - Stolen Brides (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    Stolen Brides

    The fate of women kidnapped in Chechnya.

  • This World - Stalin's Back (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Stalin's Back

    Investigating a resurgence of Stalinist sympathies in Russia.

  • This World - Gypsy Child Thieves (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Gypsy Child Thieves

    The growing problem of gypsy children being forced into a life of crime.

  • This World - Can Obama Save the Planet (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    Can Obama Save the Planet

    Whether President Obama is on target to keep his climate-change promises.

  • This World - Psychic Vietnam (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    Psychic Vietnam

    Two psychics travel through the jungles of Vietnam in an attempt to help families of presumed-dead soldiers.

  • This World - Coming of Age (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Coming of Age

    Children from across the globe experience the symbolic moment of transition from childhood to adulthood.

  • This World - A Killer's Homecoming (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    A Killer's Homecoming

    One of the many perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide is released from prison.

  • This World - Saudi: The Family in Crisis (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Saudi: The Family in Crisis

    Saudi Arabia's rich and secretive royal family is under pressure after the recent rise in terrorist attacks in the country.

  • This World - Iran, a Murder Mystery (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Iran, a Murder Mystery

    BBC correspondent Jim Muir investigates the death of a news photographer in a Tehran prison in June 2003.

  • This World - Looking for China Girl (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Looking for China Girl

    China's disproportionate ratio of men to women.

  • This World - The Headmaster and the Headscarves (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    The Headmaster and the Headscarves

    France's controversial law banning religious symbols from schools provokes outrage from its large Muslim community.

  • This World - The Boy From the Block (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    The Boy From the Block

    Scores of youths fight a running battle with police in a suburb of Sydney following the controversial death of an Aboriginal teenager.

  • This World - Access to Evil (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Access to Evil

    Exploring the dangers North Korea poses to the rest of the world.

  • This World - Drug Trials: The Dark Side (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Drug Trials: The Dark Side

    Pharmaceutical companies turn to India to test new drugs before they are approved for use.

  • This World - Inside Israel's Jails (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Inside Israel's Jails

    Dangerous terrorists reside in Israel's high-security prisons Beer She'eva and Hasharon.

  • This World - American Virgins (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    American Virgins

    The rise of sexual abstinence programmes in the United States.

  • This World - The Secret Swami (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    The Secret Swami

    Magic, murder and allegations of serial sexual abuse surround India's biggest guru, Sai Baba.

  • This World - This World: Iraq - A Doctor's Story (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    This World: Iraq - A Doctor's Story

  • This World - At the Epicenter (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    At the Epicenter

    Tsunami rebuilding and the slow international response to the disaster.

  • This World - It's My Country Too (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    It's My Country Too

    American Muslims share their views on their country.

  • This World - Football and Freedom (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Football and Freedom

    Investigating whether the playing field is level for black and white youngsters pursuing footballing careers in South Africa.

  • This World - Child Rescuers (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Child Rescuers

    Bruce Harris infiltrates a paedophile porn ring and goes undercover as a customer in a child brothel in his efforts to stop the sexual exploitation of children in Costa Rica.

  • This World - Bad Medicine (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Bad Medicine

    Illegal drug companies are selling fake medications to third world countries.

  • This World - Tiger Traffic (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Tiger Traffic

    A new breed of conservationists declare war on wildlife traffickers.

  • This World - LAPD: Protect and Serve? (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    LAPD: Protect and Serve?

    A new chief takes over the much-maligned Los Angeles Police Department.

  • This World - Ethiopia: A Journey With Michael Buerk (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Ethiopia: A Journey With Michael Buerk

    People whose lives were defined or transformed by the famine in Ethiopia are revisited 20 years after a news story on their plight.

  • This World - One Day of War (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    One Day of War

    Filmmakers follow 16 people on a single day to reveal the human stories behind conflicts taking place from Laos to the Black Sea.

  • This World - Hell's Angels (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Hell's Angels

    Many police offices believe that the motorcycle club has become a sophisticated crime group.