Sky Documentaries Today Friday 13 January 2023

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Today Friday 13 January 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Sky Documentaries
today.

06:00
The Comedy Store

S01E05

The final episode charting the evolution of comedy

07:05
Discovering: James Cagney

S02E05

A profile of the Oscar-winning actor

A look back at the life and career of actor James Cagney, including his Oscar-winning performance as George M Cohan in 1942 film Yankee Doodle Dandy, the impact he made on the mobster genre and how Hollywood’s tough guy came to change the face of the film industry. Plus, a reflection on the time Cagney spent in vaudeville and his difficult early years

08:00
The Directors

S07E10

The life and career of Alexander Payne

09:00
First Ladies

S01E01

The personal and political lives of First Ladies, beginning with Michelle Obama

10:00
Quant

The life of fashion designer Mary Quant

Documentary celebrating the incredible life of fashion designer Mary Quant. With contributions from Kate Moss, Vivienne Westwood, Edward Enninful, Dave Davies, Charlotte Tilbury, Jasper Conran and Zandra Rhodes

11:50
My Icon: Kadeen Corbin

The England netball international talks about her idol

12:00
Fire in Babylon

Documentary about the 1970s West Indian cricket team
2010 – Documentary

Documentary about the West Indian cricket team in the 1970s. Under the captaincy of Clive Lloyd, the team enjoyed a run of international success. The film features interviews with players including Viv Richards, Michael Holding and Andy Roberts and examines the place the team occupied in Caribbean culture

13:50
My Icon: Leon Pryce

The former Bradford Bulls star discusses the individuals that have inspired him

14:00
A Tree of Life: The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Portrait of the aftermath of an antisemetic attack on a Synagogue
2022 – Documentary

Movie: A Tree of Life: The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting -

15:40
My Icon: Rachel Yankey

The England football star looks at some of her inspirational figures

16:00
The Directors

S07E10

The life and career of Alexander Payne

16:55
Discovering: James Cagney

S02E05

A profile of the Oscar-winning actor

A look back at the life and career of actor James Cagney, including his Oscar-winning performance as George M Cohan in 1942 film Yankee Doodle Dandy, the impact he made on the mobster genre and how Hollywood’s tough guy came to change the face of the film industry. Plus, a reflection on the time Cagney spent in vaudeville and his difficult early years

17:50
Mr Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

The career of the singer, musician and producer

20:00
Spector

S01E01

Documentary about music producer Phil Spector

21:00
Hitsville: The Making of Motown

The history and origins of Motown
2019 – Documentary, Music

Movie: Hitsville: The Making of Motown -

23:10
Costa Concordia: Chronicle Of A Disaster

Different accounts of the sinking of the Costa Concordia

01:10
Music Box

S01E06

Exploring rapper Juice Wrld’s struggles to navigate his meteoric rise to fame

03:15
Whitey: United States of America v James J Bulger

The life of infamous criminal James `Whitey” Bulger
2014 – Crime, Documentary

Movie: Whitey: United States of America v James J Bulger -

The life of James `Whitey” Bulger, one of the most infamous criminals in American history. Film-maker Joe Berlinger examines the gangster’s relationship with the FBI and Department of Justice that allowed him to reign over a criminal empire in Boston for decades

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