Filmmaker Louis Theroux is back with a brand new BBC documentary.

Louis Theroux: Mothers on the Edge will examine the issue of postpartum mental illness, which affects one in five new mothers.

But where was the documentary filmed? And when is it on TV? Here’s everything you need to know about the documentary.

Louis Theroux, BBC

Louis Theroux, BBC

What is the new documentary about?

Louis Theroux: Mother’s on the Edge takes an in-depth look into postpartum mental illness.

During the documentary, Theroux will attempt to understand the issue, which is often overlooked following childbirth.

The filmmaker speaks to women who suffer from postpartum mental illness, and are currently seeking treatment.

Louis Theroux: Mother's on the Edge

Louis Theroux: Mother’s on the Edge

Where was the documentary filmed?

During the filming of the documentary, Louis visited two specialist psychiatric units.

The first was the Bethlem Royal Hospital in South London.

And Theroux also filmed at the Melbury Lodge in Winchester.

Louis Theroux

Louis Theroux

When is the documentary on TV?

The documentary will be shown on BBC Two.

It will air at 9 pm on Sunday, May 12th.

You’ll be able to catch up with the doc later on the BBC iPlayer.

 

LOUIS THEROUX: MOTHER’S ON THE EDGE AIRS ON BBC TWO AT 9 PM ON SUNDAY, MAY 12TH

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