Filthy Rich and Homeless – SBS' new social experiment in which five wealthy participants swap privilege for poverty – will air over three consecutive nights this week beginning tonight, Tuesday 27 June at 8.30pm on SBS. The series will conclude with a live discussion show on Thursday night at 9.30pm immediately after episode three.
The live show, Filthy Rich and Homeless Live, will be hosted by Indira Naidoo and Tom Ballard, and will dig deeper into the discussion around homelessness in Australia. Guests with real lived homeless experiences will share their views about the issues raised in the series, and the program will reunite the participants for the first time since they filmed the series in Melbourne.
Also joining the discussion will be special guests, including actor David Wenham who’s an ambassador for The Wayside Chapel, a homeless crisis centre in Sydney’s Kings Cross,andleading homeless advocates from Homelessness NSW, Anglicare Victoria, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and Martin Place Street Kitchen Safe House.
Throughout the Filthy Rich and Homeless broadcast, SBS will offer advertising air time to charities who provide valuable support to communities in need, including the St Vincent De Paul Society NSW, who is also working with SBS to provide free education resources exploring the issue of homelessness around the documentary series through SBS Learn.
Filthy Rich and Homeless airs over three nights this week – Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 June on SBS from 8.30pm. Filthy Rich and Homeless Live will air directly after episode three at 9.30pm.
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