Media Work

2011 – 2017

Long Lost Family

Since 2011 Ariel has worked as the primary research consultant to Wall To Wall Television, makers of ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ on the highly successful and award-winning series ‘Long Lost Family‘ for ITV1. In this series, separated family members are successfully traced and reunited by Ariel who provides appropriate professional support. Ariel’s work with Long Lost Family will continue into 2017.

Further information on this series can be found on the ITV website: Long Lost Family and also on the Wall to Wall website

2014

The Great Train Robbery

TaleofTwoThieves

A film documentary, A Tale of Two Thieves, released in 2014, claims to solve one of the Great Train Robbery mysteries that dogged investigators at the time – the identity of the infamous “Ulsterman”, credited with being the inside man at the Royal Mail. The film-makers employed Ariel Bruce to identify him. She is extensively interviewed as part of the film  ,  See The Great Train Robber unmasked: The Irish Independent, 5th October 2014. And also Great Train Robbery cash was passed on to Catholic church, claims film’, Duncan Campbell, The Guardian 2nd September 2014.

Previously, Ariel’s work has featured in a number of television documentaries including ‘Relative Strangers‘ (Channel 4, 1991), in which two of her searches were followed from start to finish, ‘Forgotten Mothers‘ (Channel 4, 1997), ‘Looking for My Mum‘, (Channel 4, 2001) and ‘Looking for Dad‘ (Channel 4, 2003). Many of these documentaries have been broadcast around the world. She has also been a guest on various television and radio programmes including ‘This Morning‘ (ITV1) and ‘Women’s Hour‘ (BBC Radio 4). Ariel has also undertaken searches and acted as a consultant  for documentary makers including Polly Bide, Bob Woffinden and Nick Broomfield.

2009

Ariel was the research consultant on the Channel 4 documentary ‘The Homecoming‘. Read about it in the Telegraph and Community Care

2001

Fifteen – Daisy Asquith

In 2001 Ariel worked as a consultant on Daisy Asquith’s documentary series ‘Fifteen’ for Windfall Films. Ariel helped Asquith to reunite one of the three protagonist’s with their birth mother, and facilitated a meeting for the documentary.

An interview with Daisy Asquith can be ready here (Click Link)

1992

Hanratty: The Mystery of Deadman’s Hill

Ariel worked as a researcher on this “True Stories” programme, produced by Bob Woofinden for Channel 4.

Contact details for all media enquiries:

Regent Wood Limitedmedia consultant for
documentary makers
Contact details for all media enquiries:All media enquiries will be dealt with by Regent Wood Limited, 6 Regent Square, London, WC1H 8HZemail: mail@arielbruce.comCompany Number: 7700252