Who is Rupert Young? Documentary about Will Young’s brother aired
A new documentary about the death of Will Young’s brother, Rupert Young, which highlights the hardships of addiction, will air on Channel 4.
But what is the documentary about and when will it be shown on TV?
Here’s what you need to know.
Documentaries about what?
The documentary, called Will Young: Loss My Twin Rupert, watched the singer explore the stigma surrounding addiction and its impact on his family.
It also shows Will trying to come to terms with his grief after losing his brother, 41, to addiction and suicide in 2020.
Channel 4’s introduction to the documentary said: “Singer Will Young lived with his twin brother’s alcoholism for over 20 years, until Rupert’s death in 2020. The film is authentic. and Will’s touching explores the pain and drama of a loved one’s addiction.
In a statement about the documentary, Will Young said: “It has been magical and emotional to make this film and I am incredibly proud of everyone’s participation in it.
“I hope it will shine a light on the difficulties so many people are facing with addiction in the UK today and get the help they need.”
Rita Daniels, official editor of Channel 4, said: “We are grateful to Will and his family for being so open-minded about the sensitive and difficult subject of addiction and we hope to show our appreciation. Will’s insight for his brother will be of great help to those who are going through similar issues. ”
Young had previously spoken about his brother’s suicide and in a statement outside court following the inquest into his brother’s death, the singer said he believes his brother should see his uncle. psychologist.
He said: “I believe it should or should have been clear to all who were concerned that he was at high risk of suicide and should have been detained under the Mental Health for Safety Act. own.
“If this had been done, he might still be alive today. I know we are not the only family in this situation, and I pray that lessons will be learned from his situation and that some of these deaths will be prevented in the future.” .
When will the documentary come out?
Will Young’s documentary will be released at 8 pm on Tuesday, May 10 on channel 4.
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