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7 Up TV documentary series back at 56

The ITV documentary series 7 Up is returning to the screens with the latest instalment 56 Up.

The latest episode in the long-running social documentary series brings up to date the stories of a group of ordinary people who are individually unique but collectively represent Everyman.

The BBC's Will Gompertz looks at the enduring appeal of the programme.

  • 09 May 2012