Discover more about this gripping new three-parter about the drugs boom in 1980s Liverpool, plus we pick out five more documentaries you won’t want to miss
By Virgin TV Edit
Love quality documentaries that prove the truth is far stranger than fiction? Then Sky Documentaries is the channel for you – and they’ve got an unmissable new docuseries coming up that definitely deserves your attention.
Liverpool Narcos tells the jaw-dropping story of how Liverpool became the centre of a drugs explosion that hit Britain during that most tumultuous of decades, the 1980s.
Set over three compelling episodes, you’ll get the inside track on how a flood of heroin changed the city – and the United Kingdom – forever. From the rise of powerful criminal gangs to the police reponse and the devastating impact on local communities, some of the major players involved are ready to give their side of the story.
But Liverpool Narcos isn’t the only thing to watch on Sky Documentaries. Want to discover even more must-watch docs? Then try these five on for size…
You Cannot Kill David Arquette
Saturday 29 May, 2pm, Sky Documentaries/HD (CH 278/277). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > Sky Documentaries
You may know David Arquette as a Hollywood actor, but did you know he’s also entertained crowds as a professional wrestler? This acclaimed documentary follows the risk-taking star as he returns to the ring for one last shot at glory.
The United Way
Saturday 29 May, 11pm, Sky Documentaries/HD (CH 278/277). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > Sky Documentaries
Former Manchester United great Eric Cantona explores the history of the famous football club in this new and exclusive documentary. Featuring interviews with United legends David Beckham, Peter Schmeichel and Teddy Sheringham, plus current boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær, it’s a must-watch for fans of the Red Devils.
Inmate #1: The Rise Of Danny Trejo
Monday 31 May, 11pm, Sky Documentaries/HD (CH 278/277). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > Sky Documentaries
Cult film star Danny Trejo (Con Air, Grindhouse, Machete) opens up about his remarkable life, describing his journey from a life of crime to Tinseltown in this frank and honest documentary.
Children Of Shanghai
Tuesday 1 June, 7pm, Sky Documentaries/HD (CH 278/277). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > Sky Documentaries
New and exclusive to Sky Documentaries, this poignant film explores the lives of China’s first generation of foster children as they are reunited with their foster families. Narrated by Bear Grylls.
Thursday 3 June, 2pm, Sky Documentaries/HD (CH 278/277). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > Sky Documentaries
Nineties kids will remember the one true battle of the decade: Nintendo versus Sega. Relive the tussle between the two gaming giants with this nostalgic look at an era that took video gaming to a whole new level.
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