A look at six people as they embark on this long journey to become the person they've always wanted to be. Looking at the latest medical advances, this program explores how our brains, hormones and sex organs define our understanding of gender and sex. Are the binary options of female and male a biological fact or a psychological construction? Should children who identify as trans try to prevent puberty, giving them longer to come to terms with their gender? Rather than being simply male or female, are we all somewhere between the two? Alternative title: 1095: A Transgender Story.
What's really going on inside your stomach? In this program, Dr Michael Mosley offers up his own guts to find out. Using the latest in medical imagery and a tiny state of the art camera that he swallows at the start of the film, Michael takes viewers on a remarkable journey through his own internal system. At each stage he talks to medical experts and explains the amazing functions that happen without our conscious effort - and reveals a complexity and intelligence in the gut that science is only just beginning to uncover.
2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the legalisation of homosexuality in the UK (the 1967 Sexual Offences Act was given royal assent on July 27 of that year) - a great leap forward for tolerance and equality. But while the country basks in self-congratulation, one gay man - Rupert Everett - wants to ask some uncomfortable questions about what was lost, as well as gained, when gay men and women could finally step out from the closet.
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This program follows people in the business of saving lives, going beyond the flashing lights to the heart and soul of heroes.
Dr Michael Mosley investigates the secretive and controversial research base, Porton Down. Revealing the truth about animal and human testing, and how science is helping defend us.
This powerful and surprisingly uplifting film tells the story of 22-year-old father Taylor Britton as he fights for his life in intensive care.
In a landmark event, for the first time on Australian TV, audiences go inside a legitimate operating room as actual surgery happens live.
Fitness enthusiast Joel Dommett heads Brazil with his friend Nish Kumar. They live alongside the Xavante, a tribe who train intensely to cope with the hardships of everyday life.
Comedians Joel Dommett and Nish Kumar travel to the sub-zero Steppe of Mongolia to find out if Joel's expensive western workout regime has in any way prepared him for the hard life of a nomad.
Mexico's Sierra Madre mountains are home to the long distance running tribe: the Tarahumara. Will Joel's hipster fitness regime measure up against a tribe who has mother nature as a personal trainer?
Comedian Nish Kumar accompanies his friend Joel Dommett on a mission to see whether Joel's obsession with fitness and workouts stands him in good stead for life as a Maasai Warrior.
At every hospital, there's an army of unsung heroes whose work is as vital to the smooth running of the place as the patient care given by doctors and nurses. In this program, these crucial cogs in the giant UK health service machine - from lab technicians and porters, to cleaning staff and filing clerks - get their moment in the spotlight.
Comedian Nish Kumar takes his fitness-freak friend Joel Dommett to the Philippines, home to the hunter gatherer Tagbanua tribe to see if his fitness regime helps him cope with life in the tribe.
Rick McCrank. Frank Gerwer. Two seasoned pros throw their hats into the ring to see if they can cut it in the highly competitive worlds of freestyle and slalom.
Gym freak Joel Dommett is traveling the world with his friend Nish Kumar, to see if Joel's body is able to compete with some of the toughest people in the world, including China's Shaolin monks.
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