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ENVY’s What to Watch in Isolation – Day 6

By March 27, 2020 No Comments

We’re all going to get ‘Theroux’ this together. So today we are bringing you a Louis special!

 

Louis Theroux Special

 

Louis Theroux: Surviving America’s Most Hated Family

Thirteen years after his first encounter Louis Theroux heads back to the Westboro Baptist Church, one of America’s most notorious hate groups, infamous for their hate speech against LGBTQ+ people, Muslims, Jews, and more. Louis investigates how the group are coping since death of church founder – Fred Phelps, in 2014 & how the churches newest members are integrating.

Where to watch: BBC iPlayer
Duration: 1 x 60 mins
More here.

 

Louis Theroux: Mothers On The Edge

The arrival of a new born and the first steps in to motherhood are commonly perceived as the happiest time in a woman’s life, however the extreme stress and psychiatric difficulties attached are rarely brought to light. Roughly 20% of new mothers in the UK experience mental health problems before their baby’s first birthday.

Louis Theroux spends time in two specialist psychiatric units, which enable mothers to live alongside their babies whilst they receive treatment for severe mental illness.

Where to watch: BBC iPlayer
Duration: 1 x 60 mins
More here.

 

Louis Theroux: The Night In question

As reports over recent years have shown a dramatic increase in sexual violence, the United States Government has demanded colleges implement a stricter code of sexual conduct for students.

Louis heads to college campuses across the U.S to meet with students who have been accused of these crimes & also those whose claims have previously fallen on deaf ears.

Where to watch: BBC iPlayer
Duration: 1 x 60 mins
More here.

 

Louis Theroux: Altered States – Love Without Limits.

Louis takes a look at a movement in Portland, Oregon, that seeks to broaden how the world views marriage in a time of rising divorce rates. They believe that monogamy is not essential and that polyamorous relationships can be equally fulfilling. However, while Louis meets many who have found happiness with multiple partners, he also discovers tales of heartbreak and jealousy.

Where to watch: BBC iPlayer
Duration: 1 x 60 mins
More here.

 

Louis Theroux: Altered States – Choosing Death.


Louis explores how in the US, there are now seven states that offer the terminally ill the option of ending their lives. California is one of the latest states to adopt this law, where residents can now take home a lethal overdose. Louis is invited into the family homes of those who want control over ending their own lives, and discovers that when you have complete autonomy over your own death, choosing the right time is not such a simple decision.

Where to watch: BBC iPlayer
Duration: 1 x 60 mins
More here.

 

If you’re looking for more to watch, why not look at  Days 1 -5:

 

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