Long Lost Family is an Australian television series on Network Ten which premiered on 16 March 2016. It is based on Long Lost Family, a BAFTA award winning British television series that has aired on ITV since 2011. Presented by Chrissie Swan and Anh Do, it aims to reunite close relatives after years of separation. It is made by the production company WTFN.
Long Lost Family tells the uplifting and moving stories of people who have been searching for lost family members for years, with no success, but with the help and support of Chrissie and Anh, each family member is guided through the emotional and often forensic process of searching for and reuniting with their loved ones.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Long Lost Family - Ariel Bruce - Netflix
Ariel Bruce is a specialist search consultant for film, TV and documentary makers. Born in Hampstead, London, she is the granddaughter of Marxist economist Fritz Sternberg. Bruce has over 20 years experience as a qualified social worker and search specialist.
Long Lost Family - Media Work - Netflix
Documentary film credits include 2014's A Tale Of Two Thieves, written by Erin Donovan about the Great Train Robbery's mysterious 'Ulsterman'. Bruce was employed by the film makers to trace Patrick Mckenna (The Ulsterman). Another credit includes Juvenile Liaison 2 by Nick Broomfield. She has also worked as a search consultant on Hanratty: The Mystery of Dead Man's Hill, produced by Bob Woffinden as part of the True Stories series. Bruce acted as a consultant social worker when Caradoc King of United Artists wrote his book The Problem Child. Bruce undertook all of the background research and facilitated reuniting Caradoc with his family. Katherine Norbury also instructed the services of Bruce when tracking down her birth parents for her book The Fish Ladder, published in 2015 by Bloomsbury. British Journalist Kate Adie CBE also instructed Bruce's help when researching her memoir Nobody's Child. In 2018 Genevieve Fox's Memoir “Milkshakes and Morphine” credits Ariel Bruce as the 'super sleuth' who assisted her in a family search. Fox is a former features editor at The Daily Telegraph, The Independent and Daily Mail.
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