Documentaries about Extraordinary People

The Superhuman strand continues its fascinating insight into some of the world’s most extraordinary people.

Following on from the popular film Superhuman: Giants, the series returns with more documentaries about extraordinary people as they attempt to find happiness and acceptance in a world where, more often than not, they stand out from the crowd.

The series features specials on people who were born super small, folk with extraordinary strength, and those with incredible brain power.

We’ll travel the world to meet and hear from the cast of extraordinary characters, who reveal candidly what life is like from their unique perspective.

The series mixes engaging stories with accessible popular science about the human body for a revealing insight into life as a ‘superhuman’.

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