This episode features the age-old problem of bullying. From cyber-harassment to an old-fashioned scrap, bullying is something that every school faces. Rebel Sam and model student Gabby come from opposite ends of the academic spectrum, but both of them, in different ways, have been affected by bullying.
At age 31, presenter Cherry Healey has had a daughter and survived a year of sleepless nights. Now it's time to get back on the rollercoaster of modern life - but has she been left behind? In the first episode, Cherry sets out to find out what a modern relationship looks like in a world where anything goes.
We Ain't Terrorists - the politically and grammatically incorrect comedy sensation - present their first television special. All to spread the love, the laughs and to tell the world that we are not terrorists! Starring Dave Merheje and Ali Rizvi, two of the most prolific and edgiest young comics in the game. We Ain't Terrorists is a truthful, passionate and hilarious collaboration that's straight from the streets. It's fresh. It's hip hop. It's pure comedy.
When fake tans, hair extensions, pumping iron and lunchtime Botox have become the norm, have people's looks actually become more important than who they are? Is vanity necessarily a negative thing? Or can it be harnessed and used to change lives? In episode three, Cherry meets a cast of characters, from those who obsess about their looks to those who absolutely refuse to do so, in a bid to find out whether one's looks can really change one's life for the better. Along the way, she must decide whether or not to stop shaving her body hair, and if she has the guts to get a tattoo.
Responsibility, commitment, non-monogamy and the inevitable mid-life crisis are all themes that key participants in this episode grapple with as they face up to the realities that come with this stage of life.
This documentary sees one of Ireland's top comedians, Neil Delamere, travel the length and breadth of the country to meet experts, historians and St Patrick's Day revellers, to discover the truth about the Patron Saint of Ireland.
Can of Worms is back for a third season of controversial and illuminating conversation, and in 2013 we're doing it LIVE. Tonight's guests include: model, Megan Gale, comedian and actress, Magda Szubanski and MasterChef judge, Matt Preston.
With extraordinary and privileged access, Sandhurst Military Academy is a three-part observational documentary filmed at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in Surrey over the course of a year. The series follows the journey of one intake of cadets, both male and female, through the 200-year-old institution - three gruelling terms that aim to turn them from civilians into officers, and from followers into the leaders needed for the ongoing war in Afghanistan and beyond.
Follows four families as they leave a controlling and repressive church in South Carolina and come to believe that they have been members of a cult. The film documents them intimately as they enter Wellspring, the only accredited live-in cult treatment facility in the world.
In the second episode of this four-part series we are in British Columbia in Western Canada. Before this, the only women to infiltrate this logging community arrived in bikinis on the pages of magazines. When real women turn up to train as 'fallers' - the toughest job of all - the loggers aren't impressed. It's hardly surprising as Tracy, Helen and Anna wear lipstick, pink bobble hats and squeal quite a lot.
The tables are turned as the couples are given teenage kids to parent for an entire weekend. Saturday night kicks off with a party and it's not long before the young teens are giving their new 'parents' the run-around.
This UK series follows eight beautiful disabled women as they compete during seven tough modelling assignments. Their goal is to win a fashion shoot for top magazine Marie Claire, photographed by renowned photographer Rankin.
Sixteen-year-old Jon is a typical teenage boy in all respects except one: he was born a girl. Brought up as Natasha for 15 years, Jon can remember feeling male since he was only five years old. He eventually confided in his mother Luisa, who supported him in seeking help from his GP and subsequently a gender specialist. Jon was diagnosed with gender dysphoria, a condition that affects over 100 British children every year, and is embarking on an extraordinary journey of transition.
In the year 2000 Louis Theroux spent a week with Sir Jimmy Savile filming this off-beat documentary. Louis raises the rumours of paedophilia and Savile’s response is now even more horrifying given recent revelations.
With race relations stretched to breaking point in some American cities, the notorious supremacist group the Ku Klux Klan says it's seeing a surge in membership. With access to the young leaders of the Loyal White Knights chapter in North Carolina, this film follows their secretive rituals and finds out why their members choose to don the infamous hood.
Each year NORFORCE, a regiment of the Australian Defence Force, organises an environmental survival course for fifteen elite soldiers. They endure extraordinary physical and psychological challenges to prepare themselves for the dangerous situations that their work involves. The group, often a mix of white and Aboriginal men and women, are forced to live off the land. The students are taught textbook-army survival skills as well as learning about bush tucker, bush medicine and hunting from Aboriginal instructors and the local Yolngu community.
The young British soldiers whose progress this series followed from basic training camp to front-line combat in Afghanistan are coming home, and reflect on the extraordinary journey they have made. For three of them, becoming a soldier in the British Army was a childhood dream. But only one saw it through.
Cherry Healy's life couldn't have been better. Her TV career was taking off, she'd landed a great flat and she had a terrific boyfriend. She was the happiest 27 year old she knew.
Then she found out she was pregnant. Pregnancy at this point was not part of her life plan. But it got her thinking: "Is there ever a right time to have a baby?" With just seven weeks to go before she drops, Cherry is off to find the answer.
A team of 10 young disabled people test their strength and spirit to the limit with a 400km trek across the snow-capped Andes over four weeks. With a variety of walking difficulties, speech and hearing impairment and manual dexterity problems, they must negotiate the treacherous Napo River, the main tributary of the mighty Amazon, to get across the mountains to the Pacific Ocean.
The British Army is still attracting thousands of young men from all over the country, despite this being one of the most dangerous times to join. There have been 380 British soldiers killed in Afghanistan and over 1700 seriously wounded. This first of five episodes of a series following the journey of four new army recruits and their families, starts at their first day of basic training at Catterick Infantry Training Centre, North Yorkshire.
In the final episode of this six-part series, Cherry Healey sets out to discover how money affects people's relationships in a world obsessed with material wealth. Who controls the purse strings in a couple? Can one have too much money? And what happens to love when someone has led the high life and lost it all? What's it like to marry a woman whose father has never said no?
Fred Brophy runs a unique outback fight club. He leads a tent-boxing troupe that tours rural Australia to invite ordinary people from the crowd to fight professional boxers for a cash reward. But after 32 years Fred is about to retire so tent boxing will be a thing of the past. For Fred's is the last remaining tent-boxing troupe in the World. Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.
Louis investigates San Quentin, the oldest and most notorious maximum security prison in California - and the only one with a death row. Once home to the infamous Charles Manson, this 6,000 strong penitentiary is full of the most dangerous criminals in the US. During his time inside, Louis 'walks the yard' with members of California's gangs, visits the 'special needs' unit where the most at risk inmates are housed and spends time with guards who have enough trouble keeping the peace, let alone attempt to rehabilitate any prisoners.
Has deputy head Mr Drew finally met his match in clever but complicated student Mollie? As Mollie finds herself on report to him, so begins a series of demanding, but often delightful, daily encounters between teacher and pupil.
Australia's first national sudoku team (The Numbats) travel into the unknown of competitive puzzling as they enter the World Sudoku Championships in Goa, India. The Numbats consist of four ex-rugby mates, all keen to represent their country in some form or another. With moderate-at-best sudoku skills they enter the tournament unqualified and underprepared.
Jeff Leach is a ladies' man, and a successful one at that. Ask him what the most important thing in the world is, and he'll say: 'women'. Jeff's inbuilt charisma has made him a stand-up comedy sensation - and a hit offstage, too. Intelligent, erudite and unfailingly funny, at just 27 years old he has slept with nearly 300 women and to top it all has kept a list of every single one of them. In this heartfelt and hilarious documentary, Jeff's taking a long-overdue look at his sexual standards - and asking for help from the women who've known him best.
The journey of four of the raw recruits training for the British Army at Catterick, North Yorkshire reaches the point where they have graduated as soldiers. Darren Meads and Andrew Forti are preparing to join their new battalion, 1 Rifles, and have a six-month countdown to their deployment to Afghanistan. Now their company commander Major Charles (Chuckles) Boswell has to prepare them and the rest of the 110 men of A company for frontline combat.
In tonight's episode, the seven women that remain in the competition face their most revealing assignment yet, modelling lingerie. Their first challenge is to model lingerie in the window of a busy high street shop. This challenge will test how comfortable and confident they are with their bodies and their disabilities and to prepare them for their 1950s pin-up girl photo shoot.
Final year students Sky and Liam's world is turned upside down when they discover they're expecting a baby. Sky desperately wants to finish school, but will she manage to when the baby is due at the same time as her GCSEs?
Money is on everyone's minds right now, and Cherry Healey wants to get girls talking about it. We live in a world driven by money. Cherry asks: what does money mean to women today? Cherry meets women of all financial backgrounds, from millionairesses to women living on the breadline, from money warriors to city girls. Cherry takes her usual cheeky yet earnest look at the wonderful world of money and the times of change we are living in.
In episode four, Cherry goes on a quest to find out how prejudiced people are in today's politically correct world. Are they as open-minded as they like to think they are? Or are intolerance and bigotry still rife in the UK?
In 2011 24-year-old Jesse Jones went missing. After five days his body was found at the bottom of a 375 ft. cliff. During the search for Jesse it emerged that unbeknownst to his family, he was suffering from acute depression and felt Roaccutane, a commonly prescribed acne drug, was largely to blame.
This program tells the inspirational story of Jackie Green, the world's youngest transsexual, as she attempts to win the Miss England beauty competition, and draw attention to the challenges she's faced to become her true self. From bullying to suicide attempts, surgery to the catwalk, follow Jackie's brave attempt to achieve acceptance for who she really is.
Two more job seekers with Tourette's and autism try to prove they have strengths that would benefit employers; Tom, who suffers from an extreme form of Tourette's Syndrome and 29-year-old Ashley, who has Asperger Syndrome.
100 years ago the birth of the motor vehicle in Detroit heralded a second American revolution, unleashing forces of mass production and consumerism that shaped the 20th century, and powered the wheels of American success. The car went on to revolutionise the geography, not just in Detroit but cities around the world, transforming the way we imagined ourselves and jump starting the American dream. Built by the car for the car Detroit was the fourth largest city in the USA and also one of the wealthiest. It had the country's first suburban shopping malls and major freeways to facilitate increasing numbers of commuters into the city. But the 21st century has turned the American dream into a nightmare.
In tonight's episode the five remaining women perform on a catwalk alongside professional models. The judges as well as the women's families will be in the audience. There will be three costume changes and they have 48 hours to prepare and polish their performance.
It's the final week and the first assignment will be a real test of their passion to win, a location shoot in an unforgiving environment exposed to the elements, and for one of them it will be their last.
Australia is home to over 800 species of birds from honeyeaters to hawks, from spoonbills to cockatoos. It is also home to different species of bird lovers, some of whom take their interest to the extreme...'twitchers' is the commonly used name for such enthusiasts. Chasing Birds follows three teams - the Hunter Thickheads, the Hunter Home-Brewers and the Whacked-Out Woodswallows as they compete in an annual 'Twitchathon'. The aim is to spot as many species as possible in 24 hours. Not easy at the best of times - but especially difficult with a camera crew tagging along.
Louis Theroux spends time with a small and very committed subculture of ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers in the occupied territories in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Louis wants to understand the lives of people who put both themselves and their families in danger, and also seem ready to attract the criticism of the rest of the world, in order to plant the flag for a bigger Israel that will encompass new lands. In this program, Louis joins pioneer settlers who claim new hilltops for Jewish occupation and also spends time with those who live cheek by jowl with Palestinians in Hebron and East Jerusalem. He discovers a group of people who consider it their religious and political obligation to populate some of the most sensitive and disputed areas of the West Bank, especially those with a spiritual significance dating back to the Bible. Throughout his journey, Louis gets close to the people most involved with driving the extreme end of the Jewish settler movement - finding them warm, friendly, humorous, and deeply troubling.
Writer, actress and comedian Sharon Horgan (Pulling, Dead Boss) is a mother of two girls. Like most mums, she wonders if she is bringing up her kids in the best way. Being a mother nowadays is tough. Everyone's got an opinion, whether it's about stay-at-home vs. out-to-work, or bottle vs. breast. Does anyone really know what they're doing?
Louis Theroux travels to Fallbrook, California, to meet Tom Metzger, television repairman and frontman for separatist movement White Aryan Resistance (WAR). The film is a sometimes terrifying look at racism in the United States but with some very unexpected twists.
Not everyone has what it takes to convey the spirit of Christmas... Everyone deserves a chance to turn their life around, especially at Christmas. This warm-hearted two-part documentary series follows a group of unemployed men as they are taken through their paces at the UK's most successful Santa School; but only the best will make it into the grottos in time for Christmas.
Not everyone has what it takes to convey the spirit of Christmas. Everyone deserves a chance to turn their life around, especially at Christmas. This warm-hearted two-part documentary series follows a group of unemployed men as they are taken through their paces at the UK's most successful Santa School; but only the best will make it into the grottos in time for Christmas.
Incarcerated for murder and armed robbery, hardened New York criminals learn to love again by raising puppies behind bars. In this inspirational tale, three selected prisoners battle self-doubt, anger and regret in their attempt to transform dependent pups into service dogs for injured US veterans. Bound together by fate, this uniquely vulnerable trio of puppy, prisoner and veteran come to discover the redemptive power of second chances.
British presenter Cherry Healey encounters a mass of conflicting information when it comes to advice for parenting her young daughter, Coco. In her quest to determine what type of parent she should be, she meets a range of mothers with different approaches to raising their children. There's the strict, the laidback, the no-rules, the fearful, the bossy and the driven, and many variations thereof.
Ever since the publication of the bestselling memoirs, Belle de Jour: Diary of a London Call Girl, escorting has been presented as a viable career choice for young women. But these aren't desperate women with no alternative; they're often middle class girls looking to fund expensive lifestyles. Journalist Alex Bedford meets these self-styled happy hookers and their punters, to find out whether it's possible to do this job and retain a normal life.
Louis Theroux talks to Michael Jackson's friends and family about his plastic surgery, child abuse and that interview with Martin Bashir. Was Joe Jackson, Michael's father, really a ruthless Svengali who moulded his sons into the smash-hit band Jackson Five? In an exclusive and extremely revealing interview, Joe Jackson denies ever hitting his son.
Multi-award winning documentary The Rugby Player is the story of a mother, a son, and what it takes to be a hero. The film explores the lives of Mark Bingham, one of the passengers of United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001, and his remarkable mother Alice Hoagland.
The final episode sees tensions mount amongst the officer cadets. With the end in sight but the prospect of being 'back termed' ever present, the stakes go up each week. The academy's image as a bastion of old school tie and privilege comes under the spotlight as the unrelenting pace tests each individual's abilities - physical, mental and emotional - against the standards of becoming a British officer in the regiments and corps they have applied to join.
An engaging new UK series which challenges nine men placed into three nurseries to take part in a host of childcare duties. This three-part documentary series sees nine men sent on a crash course in parenting and childcare by their long-suffering wives and partners who are frustrated that their men are not pulling their weight looking after the kids.
As well as the largest Muslim population outside of London, Bradford has the youngest and fastest growing population. And the young Bradfordians of today have a very different attitude to their parents: they want to make it big, get rich, and show it off.
Raw and compassionate, full of elegantly staged live musical performances, this is the compelling story of Jimmy Barnes' migration to Australia, childhood survival, family, search for love and, finally, redemption.
About 1 billion people around the world live with a disability – that’s roughly 15 per cent of our global population. Learn about and promote awareness of the challenges that people with disability face.
Celebrate and acknowledge International day of sign languages by viewing this collection with your class featuring video content about the lives of individuals who use sign language as well as schools that support them.
Resilience, rights and respectful relationships can be modelled at school to inform students about positive relationships at school, home and the world. Share this playlist that focuses on building positive relationships.
Bullying sucks whether it is online, at school or in a workplace, there is no space for it in our lives. Find more about bullying experiences and how to combat issues related to bullying in this playlist.
There is no space for bullying, whether it is in the playground, classroom or online. No way! View this collection, which deals with all aspects of bullying and how it can be prevented. (ACPPS074,VCHPEP092,VCHPEP109)
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.