Portillo's State Secrets

March 2016
29:00

March 24, 2016

Expired 3.0 15 x
Michael Portillo unearths the secret memos behind the SAS's most daring raid, investigates a bloody conspiracy to overthrow the government, and looks at how Churchill thought the unthinkable in the wake of defeating the Nazis.
29:00

March 23, 2016

Expired 3.0 14 x
Michael Portillo investigates how Mary Whitehouse defended God in a court of law, reveals details of the last woman to be imprisoned under the Witchcraft Acts and unearths documents that reveal the Church's shameful role in slavery.
29:00

March 22, 2016

Expired 3.0 17 x
Michael Portillo unearths the state's strategy on Scientology, explores how bull running was banned in Britain, and takes a sneaky peak at John Lennon's dirty pictures.
29:00

March 18, 2016

Expired 3.0 17 x
Michael Portillo unearths the Queen's secret speech announcing the beginning of World War Three, looks at the fabulous wealth of our most tragic king and reveals the nine lives of Queen Victoria.
29:00

March 17, 2016

Expired 3.0 16 x
Michael Portillo unearths the documents that show a king's role in a brutal torture, reads the files behind James Bond's secret wartime origins, and investigates how a double agent's escape at the height of the Cold War was a comedy of errors.
29:00

March 11, 2016

3.0 18 x
Michael Portillo unearths documents from the National Archives revealing the original letter that gave birth to Jack the Ripper, the mysterious disappearance of a wartime hero and the secret UFO files kept by the Ministry of Defence.
29:00

March 10, 2016

Expired 3.0 13 x
Michael Portillo unearths documents from the National Archives revealing the secret war on the Rolling Stones and how Special Branch spied on a future king. He also meets Oscar Wilde's only grandson to discuss his decline and disgrace.
29:00

March 9, 2016

Expired 3.0 15 x
Michael Portillo unearths documents from the National Archives revealing Hitler's hidden medical files, the Christmas cards sent to an African monster and the details of Henry VIII's incredible shopping list.
29:00

March 7, 2016

Expired 3.0 13 x
Michael Portillo unearths documents from the National Archives revealing the secret files of Britain's last hangman, the private letters sent to Sherlock Holmes and the hidden history of Dr Crippen.
May 2015
29:00

May 20, 2015

3.0 19 x
Michael Portillo unearths documents from the National Archives revealing why Britain didn't boycott Hitler's Olympics, Churchill's attempt to ban the world's first black heavyweight champion, and a royal proclamation to ban football.
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