Shows Rule Britannia

London BikeLife

Rule Britannia scours the UK to partake of all the sordid offerings of this green and pleasant and messed-up land. Please politely enjoy the absolute best of Old Blighty.

All Episodes

  • London BikeLife

    In the last year UK BikeLife culture—where young scooter riders upload videos of themselves wheelie-ing down highways and through industrial estates—has exploded, with the scene’s leaders picking up thousands of YouTube and Instagram followers in the process.

  • Bare-Knuckle Boxing in the UK

    Once regarded as something that happens exclusively in Guy Ritchie films and on Gypsy sites, bare-knuckle boxing is fast becoming a thriving scene in the UK—the ultimate British blood sport.

  • Boy Racer

    Watch as we traverse the moonlit A-roads of Britain to embed with one of the most notorious and misunderstood youth subcultures of the last 30 years: the boy racer scene—a spotlight on what kids in souped-up cars are doing in every town in the UK.

  • Debt Collector

    Ten years ago Shaun Smith was an enforcer for one of the biggest crime families in Liverpool and embroiled in a war against a rival drug gang. Shaun introduced urban terrorism to the British underworld. Today, after a spell in prison for firearms offences, he is trying to transfe…

  • The British Wrestler

    From the debris of Britain's 1970s pantomime wrestling, a new legion of wrestlers who are using their camera phones to shoot promo videos for YouTube has been born. In the first part of 'The British Wrestler,' we meet Grado, the ultimate wrestling fanboy who has finally been give…

  • The VICE Guide to the Olympics

    One thing that's great about the Olympics is all the fabulous regeneration in East London. We went to meet all the lucky locals, such as the residents of the Carpenter's Estate, who have been evicted from their homes to make way for the Games. Some of them even got moved to Stoke…

  • Rose Boy and Friends

    Join us as we tag along with celebrity superfans like Harvii, who claims he has had his photo taken with over 1,000 celebrities. Harvii leapt to stardom after a picture of him offering a rose to Megan Fox went viral. Then there's Steve, who gets the faces of famous people tattooe…

  • Fraud

    Meet the fraudsters who're making a killing from the fastest growing crime on Earth.

  • Fraud Trailer

    Come and meet the fraudsters who're making a killing from the fastest growing crime on Earth.

  • Swansea Love Story

    In 2009, Swansea drug agencies reported a 180 percent rise in heroin use, and it’s visible on the city’s streets. Early one morning we meet a young, homeless couple named Amy and Cornelius in a city-center alley. As heroin-addicted alcoholics, they’re smack i

  • Beautiful Liverpool

    VBS travels to England’s northwest, Liverpool, Europe’s capital of beauty. There are more gyms and tanning salons per head here than anywhere else in the UK.

  • Royal Wedding

    Royal Wedding tells the story of the peripheral figures of the British landscape who are obsessed with Prince William and Kate Middleton's upcoming marriage.

  • Royal Wedding Trailer

    VBS meets Prince WIlliam and Kate Middleton’s subjects and find out what they have planned for the big day.

  • Beautiful Liverpool - Trailer

    From the makers of Swansea Love Story comes a new film about bodies, drugs, beauty and the city of Liverpool.

  • Teenage Riot

    Actualising the fantasy of three generations of liberals, in November Britain's students took over the Tory HQ.

  • Teenage Riot Trailer

    Thursday saw the most intense riots in London in a decade. As MPs voted on a rise in tuition fees, thousands of students took over Parliament Square, clashing with police and setting fires. Outside of the Square shops were attacked, and the Prince of Wales’ car was assa

  • Afghanistan in the U.K.

    We travel to STANTA to meet the esteemed 2 PARA, one of the British army’s most elite, and legendarily aggressive, units.

  • Swansea Love Story - Trailer

    VBS befriends a gang of young addicts caught up in South Wales largely ignored heroin epidemic. Our intimate look into their lives shows how economic depression, family breakdown, and addiction create unbreakable cycles for the people in their grip.

  • Blackpool: Las Vegas of the North

    A week in North England’s decaying fantasy island.

  • The Deer Hunter

    Rule Britannia is our new series about the manifold wonders of Old Blighty. In the first episode Vice UK heads to the Scottish Highlands to kill one of God’s most beautiful animals.