87 Stone: Fat Chance of Work

87 Stone: Fat Chance of Work

Series 1

Fri 2 Feb 1am - 2am TV3


Documentary exploring obesity from several different perspectives, beginning with people who believe their size is stopping them from getting a job. Debbie weighs 21st and has a long list of ailments and illnesses that she says have contributed to her obesity and mean that she simply cannot work, while 35st Les wants the NHS to fit him with a gastric band, but first he must lose weight. Barry is 31st and has applied for more than 100 jobs in the past six months, but believes that potential employers take one look at him and say he is simply too fat to work.

Cast & Crew

Director Carol Menzies
Executive Producer Ian Rumsey
Producer Carol Menzies
Series Producer Andy Dunn