Ross James Kemp (born 21 July 1964) is an English actor, author, and television war reporter. He rose to prominence in the role of Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Since 2004, Kemp has received international recognition as a journalist for the BAFTA Award-winning documentary series Ross Kemp on Gangs.
Ross Kemp: Extreme World is a British documentary series that has been broadcast on Sky 1 since 21 February 2011. Hosted by actor Ross Kemp, the series follows Kemp and a film crew around the world as they explore various forms of hardship, including homelessness, illicit trade, drug addiction, violence and poverty. Often, he speaks to the authorities who are attempting to combat the problems, and tries to establish contact with ringleaders to get to the source of the issue. A total of six series have been aired.
Kemp heads to Belfast during the July Marching Season, where tension between the Loyalist and Republican communities has reached an all time high. He looks at the rise of the ‘New IRA’, questions the effectiveness of the Good Friday Agreement, and heads out on to the streets with the PSNI as they police the yearly march through Ardoyne.
Ross Kemp Documentaries
You can find a full index and overview of Ross Kemp’s documentaries here.
Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 04 February 2014.
- Rating: 15.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.