A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects.The original intention was that they would be interviewed again in the year 2000 as adults, but researcher Michael Apted was curious (and so were the viewers) on how they were doing as teenagers and the seven yearly visit to determine how their lives and attitudes have changed was born.
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As this was originally conceived as a one-off, no long term contracts were drawn up with the documentary participants. The interviews since Seven Up! have been voluntary, but Michael Apted
says the participants are paid for their appearance in each film, as well as equal parts of any prize the film may win. See more
What would you do if you had lots of money, about, um, two pound?
Voice-over during final credits: "If you want to see what happens to these children, look in at Granada Television on Tuesday, May the second ... in the year 2000." See more
Followed by 28 Up
What Would I Do
Written by Stanley Alexander
Performed by The Monotones See more