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Stacey Dooley

TV Personality

Stacey Dooley (born 9 March 1987) is a British television personality who rose to fame in 2009 after appearing in a number of BBC Three documentaries highlighting child labour issues in developing countries. Dooley was born in Luton, where she grew up on a council estate and once worked as a shop assistant, Dooley was approached to appear in a series of proposed cutting-edge documentaries for the BBC. Her father is Irish. While taking part in the real-life series Blood, Sweat and T-shirts, she was presented as a typical fashion-obsessed consumer. However, during her appearance Dooley was shown to develop a strong interest in the nature of third world labour laws, and subsequently had her own show, Stacey Dooley Investigates, greenlit in August 2009. The two-part special was shown on BBC Three throughout August and September 2009. It also aired in Australia on ABC2 from 2 June 2010. In October 2010, BBC Three aired a further two programmes, the first on former child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the second on sex trafficking and 'underage sexual slavery' in Cambodia. Radio Times commented on the series, "She sees the joyless expressions of girls parading before  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1987-03-09
Place of birth
Luton
Profession
Presenter, Celebrity

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