Tempers flare over moon landings

Television
Television

Friday, October 30

Faking the Moon Landings: Conspiracy (C5, 8pm)

Historians, scientists and former Nasa employees examine evidence that journalist Marcus Allen claims proves that the moon landings were a hoax.

Cameras capture the moment former astronaut Buzz Aldrin punches film-maker Bart Sibrel in response to the accusation.

Plus, British computer hacker Gary McKinnon’s claims to have discovered the USA has a secret space fleet in orbit powered by alien technology, and the conspiracy theorist who alleges that the Soviet Union’s Yuri Gagarin was not the first man in space.

Balletboyz at the Roundhouse (BBC4, 8pm)

BalletBoyz is a 10-strong, all male, world class modern dance troupe currently touring shows throughout the UK and internationally.

This documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at the staging of their award-winning production Serpent/Fallen at London’s Roundhouse during the summer of 2014.

The performance includes Liam Scarlett’s work Serpent with Max Richter’s music and Russell Maliphant’s award-winning work Fallen with music by Armand Amar, both pieces played live by the BBC Concert Orchestra.