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Duration: 1 hour

Documentary about dieting by critically acclaimed director Vanessa Engle. Filmed over three months, it follows the diverse members of three different slimming clubs as they try to lose weight.

Filmed in a Weight Watchers group, a Slimming World group and a Rosemary Conley group, it explores why we have such a complicated relationship with food and why so many of us struggle to stay in control of what we eat. Does dieting help?

Last on

Fri 22 Nov 2013 01:45 BBC Two


Vanessa Engle
Executive Producer
Clare Sillery


Director Vanessa Engle on making the programme

Vanessa Engle

"It was as though I’d happened upon a new religion"

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