Louis Theroux: Life On The Edge

Louis Theroux: Life On The Edge catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 4 - Family Ties

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Louis looks back on his documentaries focused on families, including those centred around the Westboro Baptist Church, and reflects on how physical and mental health can threaten to derail family lives. (Final)

Season 1, Episode 3 - Law And Disorder

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Louis looks back on his documentaries on the criminal justice system in the US. He reflects on the prison system and revisits the documentaries shot in Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where tensions were already at boiling point.

Season 1, Episode 2 - The Dark Side Of Pleasure

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The film-maker revisits documentaries exploring the commodification of forbidden desires, taking in subjects ranging from the porn industry to the US opioid crisis. He is reunited with porn star JJ and drug addict Katilia.

Season 1, Episode 1 - Beyond Belief

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In this first episode of this career retrospective, Louis looks back at his earliest documentaries and explores how some people's most fervent beliefs can bring them into conflict with mainstream society.