LOUIS THEROUX: EXTREME LOVE – DEMENTIA
Doco 8.30pm, ABC2
Rarely do you see Theroux as affected as he is in this doco as he witnesses the confusion of those suffering dementia.
Like Nancy, the feisty former model whose husband John wears a name tag, reminding her daily who he is. He will keep memories for both of them.
Hard, yet beautiful, to watch. – any police force in Australia. Budgets and staff numbers are under threat, but the responsibility, danger and camaraderie are constant. Tonight the focus is on traffic officers in the county of Cambridgeshire, where amid arresting drink drivers, giving gruff warnings and issuing speeding tickets, what is most revealing is the banter used as a shield to somehow steel officers for the inevitable task they always dread – informing someone that a loved one has died in a road accident.