A new documentary on the latest steps to recovery of former BBC and ITN broadcaster, Ed Mitchell, is broadcast exclusively on Inexcess TV - marking Ed’s return to television and first employment following his battle with alcohol and homelessness.
In his new role as editor at Inexcess Television, Ed produced and directed his latest documentary, Ed Mitchell: Lost and Found, the third programme to be broadcast on Ed’s life story, from living as a white-collar tramp to his subsequent recovery from alcoholism. It follows the two prime-time documentaries, Saving Ed Mitchell and Ed Mitchell: What Happened Next? for ITV.
Almost two years on from his last drink in December 2007, Ed revisits the places that played an important part in his homelessness and subsequent recovery in this latest mini documentary. He explains his thoughts and feelings on what happened to him and what he has learnt that might be useful to others. Ed also chats with his son, Freddie, and to his partner, Mandy, who gave up alcohol on the same day as he did.
2009 has been a turning point for Ed. His book, From Headlines to Hard Times was published to great acclaim in January, telling Ed’s candid story of how he battled the demons of alcohol and debt which led ultimately to his homelessness, and also now his return to broadcasting as editor at Inexcess.tv.