Stacey Dooley is one of Britain's most loved documentary presenters. Fashion conscious Stacey's life took an unexpected turn when she travelled to India in 2007 for the BBC3 series Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts to live and work alongside the people in the Indian fashion industry making clothes for the UK High Street.
Upon her return to the UK, Stacey began campaigning against child labour, organising events to raise money for charities and even appearing on BBC2's Newsnight to raise awareness, and has since embarked on a series of investigations to become one of BBC3's most celebrated presenters.
Stacey Dooley Investigates has seen Stacey look at a variety of topics from sex trafficking and underage sex slavery in Cambodia and the dark side of tourism in Thailand and Kenya, to rave reviews. In 2012 her three part series, Coming Here Soon for BBC 3, explored the lives of young people affected by the global financial crisis, focusing in on Greece, Ireland and Japan. Whilst in the USA Stacey created two series of Stacey Dooley in the USA took an objective look at issues affecting teens across the pond such as: Girls Behind Bars, Border Wars, Homelessness and Kids in the Crossfire.
Bringing the focus closer to home, Stacey's documentary, My Hometown Fanatics: Stacey Dooley Investigates, explored the media hype surrounding Luton in comparison to the political reality of her hometown, and broadcast on BBC3 in February 2012. Stacey has also presented four series of Show Me What You’re Made Of or CBBC, in which young British children adopt the lifestyles of child factory workers abroad.
In 2015 Stacey returned to the screen with her new BBC3 documentary looking at domestic abuse in the UK ‘Beaten By My Boyfriend’ and prime time, three-part series for BBC3 lifting the lid on the global war on drugs culminating in Cannabis Smugglers. Stacey also returned as a guest panellist on Channel 5's long-running daytime discussion programme The Wright Stuff and served as one of the panellists at the Edinburgh Television Festival.
When speaking at live events, Stacey Dooley talks about her remarkable story of going from a shop assistant in Luton to having her own BBC Three show and becoming one of the most sought-after investigative journalists today.
Stacey explains why it's so important to engage with a younger audience on global issues and gives an insight into what it is like to put herself on the front-line and to get to the heart of shocking stories in some of the most dangerous places on earth.
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