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Season 1964

  • S1964E01 Seven Up!

    • May 5, 1964
    • ITV

    A group of British children aged 7 from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects. Director Michael Apted plans to re-interview them at 7 year intervals to determine how their lives and attitudes have changed.

Season 1970

  • S1970E01 7 Plus Seven

    • December 15, 1970
    • ITV

    Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born children after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.

Season 1977

  • S1977E01 21 Up

    • May 9, 1977
    • ITV

    Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a seven-year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.

Season 1984

  • S1984E01 28 Up, Part 1

    • February 5, 1984
    • ITV

    By the fourth installment of the series a few of our subjects have dropped out (John and Charles do not take part) and Paul’s move to Australia (before Seven Plus Seven) seems to have benefited this insecure man. Divorce is barely mentioned and children are starting to arrive.

  • S1984E02 28 Up, Part 2

    • February 5, 1984
    • ITV

Season 1991

  • S1991E01 35 Up

    • February 5, 1991
    • ITV

    Neil is not getting any better, and has really only managed to find another anti-social alcove to crawl into. Tony has pushed his East Ender dream as far as he can. Our trio of chain store girls has grown more distant and distinct, with only Lynn finding a way to maintain her fragile 15-plus year marriage.

Season 1998

  • S1998E01 42 Up, Part 1

    • February 5, 1998
    • BBC One

    Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.

  • S1998E02 42 Up, Part 2

    • February 5, 1998
    • BBC One

Season 2005

  • S2005E01 49 Up, Part 1

    • September 15, 2005
    • ITV

    At 49, 12 agree to talk about family, work, their hopes, and the series. We also see footage from previous interviews. Some marriages seem stronger; some have ended. Being a parent or a grandparent dominates life's pleasures. Simon has found responsibility; John's charity work flourishes. Neil remains in politics, against all odds. Jackie leads the critique of a more deliberately-present Apted and the series' intrusiveness. None enjoy participating; all are reflective; several surpass expectations.

  • S2005E02 49 Up, Part 2

    • September 22, 2005
    • ITV

    At 49, 12 agree to talk about family, work, their hopes, and the series. We also see footage from previous interviews. Some marriages seem stronger; some have ended. Being a parent or a grandparent dominates life's pleasures. Simon has found responsibility; John's charity work flourishes. Neil remains in politics, against all odds. Jackie leads the critique of a more deliberately-present Apted and the series' intrusiveness. None enjoy participating; all are reflective; several surpass expectations.

Season 2012

  • S2012E01 56 Up, Part 1

    • May 14, 2012
    • ITV

    Continuing a project he began in 1964, filmmaker Michael Apted revisits his original subjects and sees how their lives are progressing now that they are 56 years old.

  • S2012E02 56 Up, Part 2

    • May 21, 2012
    • ITV

    Continuing a project he began in 1964, filmmaker Michael Apted revisits his original subjects and sees how their lives are progressing now that they are 56 years old.

  • S2012E03 56 Up, Part 3

    • May 28, 2012
    • ITV

    Continuing a project he began in 1964, filmmaker Michael Apted revisits his original subjects and sees how their lives are progressing now that they are 56 years old.

Season 2019

  • S2019E01 63 Up, Part 1

    • June 4, 2019
    • ITV

    Documentary update following a group of Britons whose lives have been chronicled from the age of seven. Director Michael Apted, who has helmed the series since 1964, finds out what has happened since the likes of Tony, Andrew, Sue, Nick, Jackie and Bruce since they last spoke to the cameras in 2012.

  • S2019E02 63 Up, Part 2

    • June 5, 2019
    • ITV

    Catching up with people whose lives have been chronicled since the age of seven, including Lynn, who had previously battled a life-threatening brain condition. The programme also revisits Bruce, who reflects on his life and work as a teacher, and Jackie, who was last seen fighting cuts to her disability benefits as well as overcoming a series of family tragedies.

  • S2019E03 63 Up, Part 3

    • June 6, 2019
    • ITV

    Director Michael Apted catches up with more of the people he first met as seven-year-old children back in 1964. Paul and Symon - who back then were filmed growing up in the same children's home - have an emotional reunion in Australia, where Paul emigrated as a teenager. The film also catches up with Neil, whose rollercoaster life has taken him from homelessness to politics.

Additional Specials

  • SPECIAL 0x2 7 Up & Me

    • June 3, 2019
    • ITV

    The latest instalment of Michael Apted's groundbreaking documentary series that began in 1964, a number of British and American celebrity fans now discuss its impact on popular culture and its lasting legacy.

  • SPECIAL 0x3 Extras Compilation

    • ITV