Sky Documentaries Today Thursday 19 January 2023

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Today Thursday 19 January 2023

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

06:00
Fish Town

S01E04

A new seafood restaurant opens in Brixham

Fish merchant Robert and his wife Kelly decide to open a seafood restaurant in Brixham – but their determinedly contemporary approach to cuisine leaves some locals unimpressed. The programme also follows the journey of a turbot over 36 hours, as it is caught and auctioned off before being served in an exclusive London restaurant

07:00
Discovering: David Niven

S02E09

A profile of the British actor

A profile of the British actor, who put a promising career in Hollywood on hold to return to England to join the Army when the Second World War broke out and saw action on the Normandy beaches. Critics discuss his performances in A Matter of Life and Death, A Bishop’s Wife, Around the World in 80 Days, The Pink Panther, Death on the Nile and Casino Royale, and also examine his Oscar-winning role in Separate Tables

08:00
The Directors

S01E04

The life and work of Sam Peckinpah

09:00
The Sixties

S01E04

America’s involvement in the Vietnam War

10:00
JFK: Destiny Betrayed

S01E04

Oliver Stone’s four-part documentary exploring the Kennedy assassination

11:05
Urban Secrets

S01E02

Alan Cumming tours the less-celebrated sights of Brighton

Alan Cumming tours the less-celebrated sights of Brighton, beginning by visiting the Toy and Model Museum to look at its collection of model trains. He then discovers a boutique that sells a variety of unusual items, before taking a glimpse behind the scenes at the Royal Pavilion

12:00
Black Art: In The Absence of Light

An in-depth look at the works of up-and-coming Black visual artists
2021 – Documentary

13:45
My Icon: Jeanette Kwakye

The former British sprinter speaks about people that have inspired her

14:00
Clint Eastwood: A Life in Film

The actor discusses his life and career

15:40
My Icon: Nigel Owens

The rugby union referee talks about his idol

16:00
The Directors

S01E04

The life and work of Sam Peckinpah

17:00
Discovering: David Niven

S02E09

A profile of the British actor

A profile of the British actor, who put a promising career in Hollywood on hold to return to England to join the Army when the Second World War broke out and saw action on the Normandy beaches. Critics discuss his performances in A Matter of Life and Death, A Bishop’s Wife, Around the World in 80 Days, The Pink Panther, Death on the Nile and Casino Royale, and also examine his Oscar-winning role in Separate Tables

18:00
The Sixties

S01E04

America’s involvement in the Vietnam War

19:00
JFK: Destiny Betrayed

S01E04

Oliver Stone’s four-part documentary exploring the Kennedy assassination

20:05
Urban Secrets

S01E02

Alan Cumming tours the less-celebrated sights of Brighton

Alan Cumming tours the less-celebrated sights of Brighton, beginning by visiting the Toy and Model Museum to look at its collection of model trains. He then discovers a boutique that sells a variety of unusual items, before taking a glimpse behind the scenes at the Royal Pavilion

21:00
The Wimbledon Kidnapping

A look back at the mysterious disappearance of Muriel McKay in 1969

23:00
Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes

Archive footage and witness accounts of the 1986 nuclear disaster

01:00
Bowling for Columbine

Oscar-winning documentary by Michael Moore
2002 – Documentary

Movie: Bowling for Columbine -

Michael Moore’s Oscar-winning documentary exploring America’s love affair with firearms. Going beyond public opinion, the film-maker examines corporate and political influence, visiting a bank where weapons are given to customers, as well as talking to Charlton Heston, one of the most famous proponents of every American’s right to bear arms

03:20
Swiped: Hooking Up In The Digital Age

A thought-provoking meditation on the online dating industry

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