Generation XXL Series Premiere

9:00pm Monday, January 4 on C4

Almost one million British school children are obese and every one of them is different. Over the coming years, Channel 4’s new landmark documentary series will follow the lives of a group of seven overweight children on their journey towards adulthood to find out what it really feels like to be growing up fat. The opening film features three of the older children in the group, all aged between nine and ten, who are becoming more aware of their bodies and how the rest of the world sees them. Generation XXL documents their observations, daily routines, what they worry about and how obesity will affect them as they grow up. Will their weight drop off with puberty, or will they always struggle with their size?

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