Stacey Dooley will be part of a line-up of inspirational speakers as part of the Edinburgh International Television Festival’s EdTalks event.
Investigative journalist, Stacey Dooley, presenter of Mentorn Media’s ‘Beaten By My Boyfriend: Stacey Dooley Investigates’, will be part of a line-up of inspirational speakers as part of the Edinburgh International Television Festival’s EdTalks event.
After the enormous popularity of EdTalks at last year’s Festival, UKTV are sponsoring the Talks as a year-round event, launching with Tomorrow’s People on March 26thand will be hosted by Ben Miller.
Stacey joins space scientist and host of The Sky at Night, Dr Maggie Aderin-PocockMBE; inventor, Tom Lawton; and entrepreneur, gay-rights activist and potential contender for the Mayor of London, Ivan Massow, at Royal Overseas League in Mayfair on Thursday, 26th March at 6.30pm. Tickets cost £15 (including booking fees) and are available fromhttp://www.geitf.co.uk.
Stacey is an acclaimed presenter and her new BBC Three documentary ‘Beaten By My Boyfriend: Stacey Dooley Investigates’ made by Mentorn Media, which transmits on 25th March at 9pm, will see her go behind closed doors and speak to the now younger face of domestic violence. She questions victims and abusers to try and understand how deep the issues surrounding domestic abuse are for those who have survived, and those currently experiencing the abuse.
Stacey also joins the Lancashire police as they deal with their 9000 domestic abuse cases per year, as well as getting exclusive access to the national centre of domestic violence and their frontline order server, as he comes face to face with abusers.
In addition Stacey visits one of the few perpetrator reform programmes in the UK, and gets to quiz the home secretary Theresa May in an interview.