BBC Panorama or Channel 4 Dispatches investigative television documentary this most certainly is not. However it does raise the lid (coffin or otherwise) on the underbelly of preconceived perceptions of social sub cultures in the UK.
Who am I kidding, it was simply a group of likeminded people clearly having a lot of fun. They have brought the gift of a smile to the face of hundreds of thousands of others. (Well over a quarter of a million views on youtube when I lifted the embed code).
More power to Whitby Goth Weekend.