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MY FAITH & ME

4 x 60 min for BBC One


In this new series for the four Sundays of Advent, 4 well-loved public figures will revisit key events from their past to explore their unique relationships with religion and faith. 

Each episode, we’ll follow a famous face on a personal journey as they return to places they had life-defining moments, re-engage with the people who shaped their lives and experience genuine revelations about who they are and what they believe. Fusing authored celebrity travelogue with biographical documentary, these films will see the subjects talking about their faith in unprecedented detail, offering spiritual insights that will resonate with everyone in the build up to Christmas. 

June Sarpong will share how she turned to the Church following both a near fatal car accident and the death of her brother. Cherry Healey will reveal a profound belief that takes in elements from a variety of different religions. Gavin Peacock will explain how he went from scoring goals in the Premier League to preaching the Gospel in the wilds of Southern Canada. And Invictus Games host JJ Chalmers will describe how the faith he inherited from his Minister Father gave him the strength to overcome his catastrophic injury in Afghanistan.

 
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CREDITS


BROADCAST
BBC ONE - 2018

DISTRIBUTED BY
BANIJAY RIGHTS

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
ALAN HOLLAND

SERIES PRODUCER
DEBB SWINDELLS

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
GRAHAM SMILES

LINE PRODUCER
STEPHANIE EDWARDS

PRODUCTION MANAGER
JULIE RICHARDSON