Louis Theroux Interviews... | Preview (BBC Two)
Louis Theroux Interviews features Bafta Award-winning filmmaker Louis Theroux going behind the scenes and in conversation with stars of the British entertainment industrym, including Stormzy, Dame Judi Dench, Rita Ora, Bear Grylls, Yungblud and Katherine Ryan.
Through exclusive access, the first episode sees Louis on tour with multiple Brit award winner, Stormzy.
Louis brings viewers up close and personal to one of the UK’s biggest stars from the comfort of Stormzy’s living room, as well as the recording studio, during his biggest tour to date and at his local worship group.
In further episodes announced today, Louis explores each star’s life and career in personal and intimate settings, and often in the company of family members. Louis meets icon of stage and screen Dame Judi Dench in her countryside home and is invited on stage in the West End.
TV adventurer Bear Grylls takes Louis by boat to his remote island off the coast of North Wales and gives Louis an access-all-areas pass to his adventure family festival.
Chart-topping singer-songwriter Rita Ora sits down with Louis at her father’s London pub and joins her as she perfoms live in Albania.
Dominic Harrison, better known as musician Yungblud, takes Louis to meet his in family in Doncaster and his fans whilst on tour in the LA. Louis also accompanies comedian, actor and writer, Katherine Ryan on her latest stand-up comedy tour.
Louis Theroux says: “I’m so excited to be embarking on this new series - something very different to the kind of TV I normally make....
"This will be a chance to meet and spend time with people I admire, getting to know them, having long form and revealing conversations, with honesty, emotion, and humour. To be kicking off with the genius that is Stormzy is proper pinch-me stuff. I can’t wait to get going.”
Clare Sillery, Head of Commissioning, Documentaries, History and Religion, says: “Louis is one of the most distinctive voices in broadcasting and his unique interview style, warmth and curiosity help bring out incredible life stories from those he meets...
"I am pleased to see him returning with a series that I’m sure will deliver insightful and memorable conversations and bring viewers closer to some of the most exciting names who are shaping culture in Britain today and across the world .”
Louis Theroux Interviews, a 6x45’ for BBC Two and BBC iPlayer, begin Tuesday 25th October.