BBC Two has ordered Living With Dementia, a two-part documentary series following six people living with dementia from independent production company Wonder.
The series captures six dementia sufferers at different stages of the condition, revealing what it is like for them and the people around them. It will explore the complexity of this life-changing illness, how it can vary from day to day and how small shifts in the brain can have an unpredictable impact on people.
The documentary is being filmed over a two year period, allowing producers to explore all the complexities of the disease and work with people with dementia and their families to track changes, subtle or significant, over a longer period of time. The two parter-was commissioned by BBC Two Controller Patrick Holland and the BBC’s Head of Commissioning for Specialist Factual and Natural History Tom McDonald. Alexandra Fraser is the executive producer.