International documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux is a renowned television presenter best known for making films that delve into fascinating worlds and lifestyles.
He has gained access and insight into a wide range of seemingly inaccessible scenarios including from the officers and inmates at San Quentin prison to the extreme believers of the Westboro Baptist Church; sex workers to the medical regime in one of America’s leading centres of mental health for young people.
His celebrity series, When Louis Met ... is legendary as is his documentary series, Weird Weekends. He continues to make a number of acclaimed BBC Specials. Louis has won two BAFTAs, an RTS award, and a Bulldog award, not to mention numerous nominations.
Louis also continues to write for print publications. His publications include the travel book, The Call of the Weird and Gotta Get Theroux This – My life and strange times in TV