The British Way of Death

26th September 2013| ITV

Every year in Britain, half a million die – that’s half a million burials and cremations. For the bereaved, death is a tragedy, but it’s also big business. The funeral industry is worth £1 billion a year and rising. As venture capital and big businesses take over an ever-increasing share of the death business, complaints about the industry are on the increase.

In this undercover investigation, we report from inside the unregulated world of the undertaker, confronting the viewer with shocking evidence of hidden charges and abuse of the deceased.