Joanna Lumley Meets will.i.am (1 x 60′) – Joanna Lumley spends time with a man who has intrigued her since she saw him carrying the flame on the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay across Britain.
Joanna travels to Los Angeles, California to meet will.i.am on his home turf – spending time with him at his mansion in Los Feliz, meeting his friends and family, and returning with him to his childhood home in the social housing projects of Boyle Heights in East Los Angeles.
She accompanies will.i.am as he journeys back to his old elementary school where the course of his life was changed forever by an inspirational teacher John Wright, and watches him compose and create a special song about his mother.
Joanna talks to will.i.am about his childhood growing up in one of the toughest areas of Los Angeles, his school days and early moves into the music business, his massive success with The Black Eyed Peas and subsequently as a solo artist too, his relationship with President Obama, his work on The Voice, and the many ventures to which he devotes his time.
Producer: Rain Media Entertainment / Big Red Productions
Source: BBC press release