Drug Wars


7 x 60

Year of Production

2018 - 2019

Production Company

Vice Studios


Channel 5



A documentary series about contemporary drug culture in the UK, featuring those who use, sell, research and provide support services for addiction. Through interviews and actuality, this series offers a unique insight into Britain’s relationship with a wide variety of illegal intoxicants. Each episode focuses on a distinct theme, from hedonistic, thrill seeking uppers used on the party drug scene, to the increase of recreationally consumed prescription drugs amongst the nation’s young, to the psychedelic revival that has every day people seeking transcendental highs to improve their mental health, the final episode reveals the thriving, underground cannabis trade, where strength and form have no limit.

Series 1: 3x60 | HD | 2018

Series 2: 4x60 | HD | 2019