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WATCH: 'LOCKED OFF', a Documentary About the UK's Illegal Raves

In <i> LOCKED OFF</i> we explore the current state of illegal raves in the UK, where young people are using bolt-cutters and complicated squatting laws to break into buildings and hold parties until the early hours.
Rhys James
5.24.16
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Inside the Life of London's Most Notorious Party Promoter

In the 1980s, "Fast Eddie" Davenport made a name for himself as the host of hedonistic parties for teenage aristocrats. By 2011, he was better known as one of Britain's richest fraudsters.
Rhys James
12.16.15
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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.
Rhys James
9.3.15
Election '15

A Pair of Young British Politicians Look Back at the Coalition Government

In 2010, we followed the lives of two 19-year-olds—Tory Joe Clarke and Lib Dem Alan Belmore–in the run-up to the election. Five years on, we filmed them meeting for the first time to discuss the last five years of coalition rule.
Rhys James
4.24.15
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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.
Rhys James
12.19.13
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The British Wrestler

Our documentary about the raucous underground UK wrestling scene. We follow Grado, starry-eyed wrestling superfan turned semi-pro wrestler, as he gears up for the biggest night of his life: a title fight for Glasgow's hedonistic Insane Championship...
Rhys James
10.11.12
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The British Wrestler

Grado finally gets his chance to show his worth against Red Lightning in the Championship Title Fight.
Rhys James
10.11.12
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The British Wrestler

It's ICW kingpin, Mark Dallas' birthday and all the wrestlers are clubbing in costume.
Rhys James
10.10.12
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The British Wrestler

Grado gives us a brief history of his roots and hardened ascent into wrestling. Then he prepares for his first Insane Championship Wrestling match against local champ Red Lightning.
Rhys James
10.9.12
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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...
Rhys James
10.8.12
Music

Mira Calix Sounds Off

<p>Warp&#8217;s Mira Calix talks digital etiquette after her Onedotzero Panel discussion.</p>
Rhys James
8.12.10
Art

A Q&A with Joachim Sauter

<p>We chat with the new media guru</p>
Rhys James
7.21.10
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