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Episode Guide

  • Season 64
    • 10/04/2019
      Episode 101
      Current affairs programme, featuring interviews and investigative reports on a wide variety of subjects.
    • Can We Trust Huawei?
      They're one of the biggest and most powerful technology companies in the world - but can we trust the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei?
    • 18/19 Slavery
      18/19 Slavery
      Episode 99
      BBC-produced reports on British and global current affairs.
    • The Academy Schools Scandal
    • Britain's Most Controversial Landlord
    • Death in the Woods
      Death in the Woods
      Episode 95
    • Trans Kids: Why Medicine Matters
      More young people than ever are exploring their gender identity. Last year, two and a half thousand under-eighteens were referred to NHS England's gender identity clinics for support. Doctors are divided about the best way to help. Dr Faye Kirkland investigates how much we understand about the care being offered to transgender children.moreless
    • Million Pound Selfie Sell Off
      The rise of social media has brought with it a new kind of celebrity, the digital influencer. These megastars of Instagram and YouTube have upended the advertising industry by converting their virtual followers into real-world currency. Big-name brands have flocked to online stars, paying them millions to endorse their products, but the market has been criticised as being a 'Wild West' of misleading and unregulated advertising, plugging everything from bogus diet drinks to online gambling to young audiences. Panorama reporter Catrin Nye investigates whether companies are being up front and the impact this new form of advertising is having on consumers.moreless
    • Brexit: Who's in Charge?
      Current affairs programme featuring interviews and investigative reports.
    • Killed in Hospital
      Killed in Hospital
      Episode 91
    • Going off the Rails?
      Thousands of home and businesses are affected and land is already being cleared to make way for the new High Speed 2 train line - the biggest infrastructure project in Europe. HS2 has a price tag of £56 billion, but does anyone know how much it will really cost?
    • Takeaway Secrets Exposed
    • Putin's Russia
      Putin's Russia
      Episode 88
      David Dimbleby visits Russia to find out what Russians see in Vladimir Putin and how has he held on to power so long, hearing from his supporters and those opposed to him.
    • Ripped Off? Join the Club
    • Join the Club
      Join the Club
      Episode 86
    • The Great Implant Scandal
      Almost a billion people have a medical device in their body. They keep us moving and they keep our hearts beating, but not all medical devices are properly tested before they are put inside us. Reporter Deborah Cohen investigates an industry where some patients are treated like human guinea pigs and then abandoned when things go wrong.moreless
    • Billion Pound Romance Scam
      It's a crime that breaks the hearts of victims as well as emptying their bank accounts. Thousands of people lose money to romance frauds each year after being conned on internet dating sites. The criminals are called catfish, and they promise love and marriage to get cash.
    • The Universal Credit Crisis
      As the government's controversial new benefits system universal credit is rolled out, Panorama is with families surviving on food bank handouts as they struggle with their claims. The programme follows one council as it deals with mounting rent arrears and tenants in crisis.
    • Trump: What Next?
      Trump: What Next?
      Episode 82
    • Trapped by My Mortgage
    • Syria's Chemical War
      Panorama investigates the use of chemical weapons in the civil war that's torn Syria apart in the last seven years. President Assad and his allies Russia and Iran have consistently denied the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons. But Nawal Al-Maghafi's shocking expose reveals the true extent of chemical weapons use by the regime and shows they are a crucial part of his war-winning strategy.moreless
    • Can Violent Men Change?
      Every year nearly two million people in the UK are victims of domestic abuse, with police receiving 100 calls an hour about domestic violence. But what is being done to tackle the violent men at the root of the problem? More and more abusers are getting access to courses and therapies designed to help them change their violent behaviour. At stake is the safety of children and partners.moreless
    • Kids in Crisis
      Kids in Crisis
      Episode 78
      Britain is in the grip of a child mental health crisis. Nearly half a million children are either waiting for treatment or receiving it. The government has promised more money for child mental health but in the meantime getting help is a postcode lottery. Some children are waiting up to two years to be seen and others are being sent hundreds of miles away from home for treatment.moreless
    • Inside No 10: Deal or No Deal?
    • Profits Before Pupils? the Academies Scandal
    • The Academies Scandal: Profits Before Pupils?
    • Murder on the Streets
      Current affairs programme featuring interviews and investigative reports.
    • Legal Weapon
      Legal Weapon
      Episode 74
    • Online Doctors Uncovered
      Panorama goes undercover to reveal online doctor sites putting profit before patient care. In 2017 the Care Quality Commission issued a warning about the risks of buying drugs prescribed by doctors online. The programme discovers opiate-based painkillers and slimming tablets being sold to potentially vulnerable people and antibiotics being delivered across Europe in the face of warnings about resistance.moreless
    • Get Rich or Die Young
    • The Fake Murder That Fooled the World
    • Fighting for My Child
      Panorama meets three extraordinary families who spend their lives caring for children with serious disabilities. The number of school-aged children with complex needs has doubled since 2004, but many families now struggle to secure the help their children need in the face of limited resources. Families let cameras into their homes to see what it takes to give their children the care they need on a daily basis.moreless
    • Smartphones: The Dark Side
    • Exposed: Northern Dreams, Failed Schemes
      When the government launched the Northern Powerhouse, the plan was to attract investment and improve the infrastructure. But four years on, some of the big projects have failed. Now building sites stand abandoned, local investors have lost millions and confidence in the north has been badly damaged. So what went wrong?moreless
    • Tessa Jowell: Her Last Campaign
      In 2017, former culture secretary Dame Tessa Jowell was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour. Three in four people diagnosed with her type of brain cancer are dead within a year. Brain cancer is becoming more common, and the UK has the lowest survival rates in western Europe. After her diagnosis, Tessa Jowell and her daughter Jess launched a campaign for brain cancer patients.moreless
    • Grenfell: Who Is to Blame?
    • Hacked: Smart Home Secrets
      Smart devices and the latest technological gadgets give us remote control of our homes and our cars - but how safe are they? Reporter Fiona Phillips investigates their hidden dangers and reveals how products designed to make life easier around the home can be hacked. She discovers families whose children are being spied on because their baby monitors are being streamed live online.moreless
    • Getting a Fair Trial?
      Everyone has the right to a fair trial, but how sure can people be that, if it came to it, they would get one? Panorama reporter Katie Razzall investigates cases where crucial evidence had not been investigated by the police or where evidence had been withheld from defendants. One man was wrongly jailed for four years and another had the case against him thrown out just before his trial was due to start.moreless
    • Gangsters' Dirty Money Exposed
      Why does London attract so much dirty money? Panorama tracks down a violent Ukrainian crime gang using offshore companies and professionals to hide suspicious wealth in the UK. An in-depth investigation of leaked documents reveals gangsters, their families and associates taking advantage of offshore secrecy and ineffective money laundering controls to buy luxurious property and expensive works of art.moreless
    • North Korea's Secret Slave Gangs
      Panorama investigates North Korean modern-day slavery. It is thought that more than one hundred thousand North Korean workers are posted abroad to earn money for the cash-strapped regime - money that is being ploughed into Kim Jong-un's nuclear weapons programme. An international consortium of journalists has filmed undercover to reveal secret work gangs operating in Russia, China and Poland.moreless
    • Last Chance for Justice
    • Britain's Equal Pay Scandal
    • Taking on Putin
      Taking on Putin
      Episode 59
    • Immigration: Who Should We Let In?
    • Evicted for No Reason
    • Who Wants to Be a Bitcoin Millionaire?
      Bitcoin is the world's leading virtual currency, but unlike real money, it is not backed by a government or properly regulated. Bitcoin is exchanged and held digitally by users - which is attractive to criminals selling drugs, pornography and arms. But now Bitcoin is moving into the mainstream and being openly marketed as an investment opportunity.moreless
    • My Return From Is
      My Return From Is
      Episode 55
    • Addicted: Last Chance Mums
    • White Fright: Divided Britain
    • Trump Voters: One Year on
    • Millionaire Bankrupts Exposed
      Current affairs programme featuring interviews and investigative reports.
    • Myanmar: The Hidden Truth
      In August 2017, 11-year-old Monzur Ali saw things no child should ever see. Military helicopters landed on the football pitch in his village in Northern Rakhine in Myanmar. 'We didn't really want to leave my village but there was a lot of shooting. Some people were hanged from trees and shot. The dead bodies were left hanging', Monzur told Panorama.moreless
    • The Billion Pound Vat Scam
      Current affairs programme featuring interviews and investigative reports.
    • Germany's New Nazis
    • Africa's Billion Pound Migrant Trail
    • Why Mum Died: Britain's Sepsis Crisis
    • Plane Drunk
      Plane Drunk
      Episode 45
      Panorama investigates the growing numbers of British passengers flying drunk. Tina Daheley uncovers footage filmed by passengers, and meets whistleblowers from the airline industry, who reveal just how badly journeys are being disrupted. With figures showing a rise in drink related incidents and arrests, Tina asks how airlines are fighting the problem and meets the Majorcan official sick of Brits arriving drunk.moreless
    • Trouble at the Rspca
    • Trump's Fortress America
    • Election 2017: What Just Happened?
    • Trump's First 100 Days
      We're getting used to seeing a new Trump headline every day - or even several times a day. But we're all still clueless about what to expect next. A missile strike on Syria from an avowed America first president? As the unpredictable president approaches his milestone hundredth day in office, Jeremy Paxman crosses the US for a wry and searching examination of the whirlwind past three months. He'll attempt to make sense of the Trump agenda - and ask if it even makes sense to the man himself. Jeremy asks what America - and the world - will look like after four years of Trump, and wonders if America's unlikely president might even have his sights set on four more.moreless
    • The Spy in the IRA
      The Spy in the IRA
      Episode 41
    • Inside the Litter Police
      Panorama goes undercover inside Britain's rapidly expanding litter police and reveals the methods behind the soaring litter fines - over 140,000 were handed out last year. We hear from people who have been stung with hefty fines for offences like pouring coffee down the drain, dropping tiny pieces of orange peel and even leaving out their weekly rubbish.moreless
    • The Benefits Cap: Is It Working?
    • The Spy in the IRA
      The Spy in the IRA
      Episode 37
      The story behind one of Britain's most important spies since the Second World War. Code-named Stakeknife, Freddie Scappaticci worked for the IRA for decades, in charge of rooting out and executing suspected informers - but he was also spying for the British security services. Scappaticci denies the allegations, but is now the subject of a £35million criminal inquiry.moreless
    • Marine Le Pen: Who's Funding France's Far Right?
    • Westminister Terror Attack
      On 22 March 2017, the UK Parliament came under attack in the most serious terror incident in the country for over a decade. Speaking to witnesses and the injured, BBC Panorama pieces together what happened during the attack that left five people, including the attacker, dead and many more injured. The programme also looks into the life of Khalid Masood to ask what motivated him to carry out this fatal terror attack.moreless
    • Marine A: The Inside Story
    • Britain's Home-Care Crisis
    • Marine A: Guilty as Charged?
    • The Mystery of the Unknown Man
    • Trump: The Kremlin Candidate?
    • John Simpson: 50 Years on the Frontline
    • The Changing Face of Terror
      With their stronghold of Mosul under fierce attack and Raqqa next in the frame, IS has intensified its global propaganda offensive, calling for more lone jihadis - 'lone wolves' - to slaughter civilians using knives and trucks 'plunged at high speed into a large gathering of unbelievers'. In this film for Panorama, reporter Peter Taylor investigates the escalation of this global phenomenon.moreless
    • Inside Britain's Fertility Business
    • Nursing Homes Undercover
    • The Trouble with Our Trains
    • How Rolls-Royce Bribed Its Way Around the World
    • Undercover: The Refugees Who Make Our Clothes
    • Bhs: How Did It Happen?
    • Aleppo: Life Under Siege
    • Labour: Is the Party Over?
    • Why Are Gambling Machines Addictive?
    • Inside North Korea
      Inside North Korea
      Episode 25
      In May 2016, BBC reporter Rupert Wingfield-Hayes was expelled from North Korea for showing disrespect and 'distorting facts'. He now tells the full story of his visit to the country and explores what his detention and interrogation by senior Korean officials say about this secretive state. He investigates the apparent upturn in the North Korean economy and asks if the signs of improvement are real.moreless
    • Living With Cuts: Austerity Town
    • Britain's Missing Young People
    • Trump's Angry America
    • Iraq: The Final Judgement
      As the country awaits next week's verdict from the long-delayed Iraq Inquiry into why we went to war and what the lessons should be, Jane Corbin returns to southern Iraq. With her are parents who lost a son, a soldier, there and the general who led British troops into battle. Why did it all go so wrong?moreless
    • The Orlando Nightclub Massacre
      It's America's worst nightmare: an armed gunman on the rampage. But what is it like to be caught up in the carnage of a mass shooting? Panorama tells the story of the Orlando massacre from the people who were there.
    • Seb Coe and the Corruption Scandal
      In his first year as president of world athletics, Lord Coe has had to deal with the fallout from the biggest corruption scandal the sport has ever seen. Mark Daly investigates what Lord Coe knew about the scandal and when, and also uncovers links between the IAAF president and the man at the centre of the corruption.moreless
    • Medicine's Big Breakthrough: Editing Your Genes
      Panorama looks at the breakthrough that could change the lives of everyone and everything on the planet. Gene editing is revolutionising medical research and could deliver new treatments - even cures for a host of diseases. It also gives scientists control over evolution, allowing genetic changes to be forced through species. But some are worried about letting the gene genie out of the bottle.moreless
    • Living with Dementia: Chris's Story
      In a powerful, multi-textured documentary filmed over almost two years, one family living with dementia reveals what life is really like behind closed doors. Using CCTV cameras, video diaries and a small, immersive film crew, the programme follows 55-year-old Chris Roberts from north Wales as he, his wife Jayne and his youngest daughter Kate come to terms with his Alzheimer's diagnosis.moreless
    • Antibiotic Crisis
      Antibiotic Crisis
      Episode 15
      Growing resistance to commonly prescribed antibiotics is one of the biggest public health threats of modern times, with the potential to cause 80,000 deaths in the UK over the next 20 years. Experts say the use of a range of NHS 'last-resort' antibiotics in farming is risking the lives of future patients. Tom Heap asks if the commercial pressure to produce cheap meat and poultry is fuelling the rise of superbugs and meets the patients for whom the drugs have already stopped working.moreless
    • Britain's Puppy Dealers Exposed
      Panorama investigates the ruthless world of the dog trade. Using secret filming, reporter Sam Poling tracks the supply chain of the country's favourite pet, and uncovers some shocking truths about where and how these animals are being bred.
    • Is Steel Worth Saving?
      As the UK steel industry fights for its survival, John Humphrys is in Port Talbot in South Wales to investigate whether it has a future and asks if taxpayers' money should be used to shore it up in the hope that better times will return.
    • I'm Broken Inside: Sara's Story
      Sara Green was a teenager betrayed by a mental health system designed to protect her. Using Sara's own words taken from her diary, Panorama reveals the failings of a Priory hospital where she was an inpatient and where she took her own life in a misjudged cry for help. Peter Marshall asks what lessons can be drawn from Sara's story.moreless
    • Tax Havens of the Rich and Powerful Exposed
      Reporter Richard Bilton exposes tax dodgers, criminals and world leaders who have been hiding their money and their secrets offshore. The rich and powerful have hidden billions of dollars in tax havens. They thought their financial secrets were safe, but now a huge leak of documents has revealed a world of secrecy, lies and crimes.moreless
    • Inside Europe's Terror Attacks
      From highly organised cells like the one that killed 130 people in Paris, to lone attackers within our own communities, Panorama reveals how the so-called Islamic State's terror network has been operating secretly in Europe, and Western intelligence agencies' battle to stop it.
    • Too Poor to Stay Warm
      Sixteen years ago, the government promised to protect people from the cold. It vowed to end fuel poverty by 2016, but the deadline has passed and millions of people still can't afford to keep their homes warm. Reporter Datshiane Navanayagam joins some of those struggling this winter and asks why thousands still die each year simply because their homes are too cold.moreless
    • Shaken Babies: What's the Truth?
      Parents face jail or losing their children, if courts find them guilty of harming their babies by shaking them. One doctor who regularly appears as an expert witness for the defence is now herself on trial accused by the General Medical Council of giving unreliable evidence in shaken baby cases. Reporter Alison Holt has exclusive access to the neuropathologist at the centre of a fight about the diagnosis of shaking.moreless
    • The Zika Baby Crisis
      Panorama travels to Brazil to investigate the Zika virus. The city of Recife is at the centre of an epidemic of cases of microcephaly - babies born with abnormally small heads who suffer from brain and limb deformities. Reporter Jane Corbin meets the families living with this tragedy and hears from doctors and scientists who are working to solve the riddle of the Zika virus.moreless
    • Cops, Criminals, Corruption: The Inside Story
      Organised crime is the single biggest threat to the integrity of the police. With exclusive interviews and never-before-seen footage, Panorama has the inside story of how an organised crime syndicate arranged a hit on three police officers. Also speaking publicly for the first time are the law enforcement officials who tapped the phones of drug dealers, only to find themselves hearing corrupt police on the line. The programme reveals how Scotland Yard woke up to the extent of corruption and the extraordinary lengths that the criminals would go to in order to undermine the police's ability to catch them.moreless
    • The Secret Letters of Pope John Paul II
      Pope John Paul II ruled the Catholic Church for 27 years until 2005. He was one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century, was revered by millions and was made a saint in record time. Now reporter Edward Stourton can offer a new perspective on the emotional life of this very public figure.moreless
    • Gangs, Guns and the Police
      When a seven-year-old boy and his mother were targeted and shot on their doorstep it became clear that a gang war in Salford had reached a shocking low. That came after the assassination of a mayoral candidate, as well as machete, grenade and chainsaw attacks. Panorama asks if the police have lost control of the streets and examines how a community can beat the cycle of guns and gangs.moreless
    • Putin's Secret Riches
      Vladimir Putin has been accused of corruption on a breathtaking scale. His critics say he's used his power to amass a secret fortune, so is the Russian president really one of the richest people in the world? Reporter Richard Bilton meets former Kremlin insiders who say they know how Putin's riches are hidden.moreless
    • Can You Stop My Multiple Sclerosis?
      One hundred thousand people in the UK have multiple sclerosis, an incurable condition that can result in permanent disability. Panorama has exclusive access to patients pioneering a crossover cancer treatment that has enabled some MS sufferers with paralysis to regain their movement.
    • Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed
      Undercover investigation into the treatment of young people in prison.
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