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Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 2, Joy Vaughan
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
At 27 years old and 30 stone, Joy Vaughan is morbidly obese. Despite numerous repeated attempts Joy just cannot lose weight. She works long irregular hours and often eats the wrong kinds of food. Her bad relationship with food stems from the loss of her grandfather when she was 12 years old. She took his death ver...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 3, Craig Curtis
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 3 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Craig Curtis is super morbidly obese. He is forty stone and still gaining weight. In a bad day Craig can get through 25 packets of crisps and two loaves of bread. Craig, from Gravesend is married with three children under four years old. His wife has to everything for both Craig and the children. Craig feels he is...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 3 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 4, Daniel Simmons
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 4 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Daniel Simmons is 31 years old and at 40 stone, he is super morbidly obese. Daniel lives with his mother in an upper story flat. It takes him at least 20 minutes to get down the stairs. His case is so extreme that he hasn't been out of the house socially in 12 years. He only leaves home for hospital appointments....
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 4 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 4, The Johnson Sisters
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 4 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
The extraordinary story of three overweight sisters, all weighing about 23 stone who have suffered with their weight since childhood. Food has now become an obsession; the only solution is weight loss surgery. Unusually, surgeon Shaw Somers performs all three of their operations on the same day. In this programme...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 4 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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by Rebecca Gilhooly, Addicted to Food: Sharon's Story
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, by Rebecca Gilhooly (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
This is the tragic story of Sharon Mevsimler, a 45 stone woman who had a life saving operation – and then starved herself to death at the age of 41.
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, by Rebecca Gilhooly (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 5, Carol, Kathleen and Jeff
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 5 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Carol Flynn weighs 27st and her health is deteriorating rapidly. Her family fear that she is dying before their eyes but are anxious about her resorting to surgery. However, Carol believes it is the only option for her and is eagerly awaiting her consultation with Shaw Somers. 28 year old Kathleen Brown is despera...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 5 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 5, Guy Poingdestre
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 5 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
In this episode we meet Guy Poingdestre, a 52 year-old bus driver whose weight has reached 32 stone. At the moment he can’t stop eating Kentucky fried chicken. He says he has a 'psychological compulsion to overeat'. As a result of Guy's weight, he also suffers from sleep apnoea, a condition that stops his breath...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 5 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 6, Lubina and Sarah
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 6 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
A 37 year old woman tips the scales at 24 stone. When both her parents died she turned to food for comfort. She is desperate to get back out into society and wants to work and socialise. Her operation falls during the month of Ramadam and she sees this as yet another sign that this operation is her chance to turn...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 6 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 1, Jean Marie and Ana Pita
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 1 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Jean Marie and Ana Pita Two women both super morbidly obese have spent a life time battling with their weight – and time is now running out for them. Jean Marie Taylor is 38 years old and tips the scales at 37 and a half stone, she’s been told that unless she loses weight soon she'll be dead within the next f...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 1 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 2, Stephen and Rebecca
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
Two teenagers desperately unhappy with their size consider going under the knife to lose weight. Stephen Perrett is just 17 years old and already tips the scales at 28 stone. Despite knowing that his life is at risk he just can't control his addiction to food. His father, David, had a gastric band fitted 2 years b...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
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