Jeremy Kyle documentary about Norwich ‘The Kyle Files - Dangers Of A Night Out’ to air next week

Jeremy Kyle was filming a documentary in Norwich in September. Picture Twitter/ChrisFloyd

Jeremy Kyle was filming a documentary in Norwich in September. Picture Twitter/ChrisFloyd - Credit: Archant

Television presenter Jeremy Kyle's documentary about Prince of Wales Road in Norwich is to air next week.

Jeremy Kyle. Picture Ian West/PA Wire

Jeremy Kyle. Picture Ian West/PA Wire - Credit: PA

The Kyle File - Dangers Of A Night Out explores drinking culture and the dangers revellers face on a night out in Britain. It uses Norwich as a case study.

The programme information states: 'He visits Norwich, which perhaps surprisingly appears in statistics as one of the top five places for drink-related hospital admissions in the UK.'

The documentary also hears from two families affected by tragedies caused directly by drinking and the man who represents the night-time industry in Britain.

The controversial television presenter visited the city in September for filming and spent the night exploring Norwich's nightclub hub where he chatted with staff from the East of England Ambulance Service, the SOS bus and visited some of the city's clubs.

Prince of Wales Road in Norwich. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Prince of Wales Road in Norwich. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Archant

MORE: 'What I saw was unbelievable' - Jeremy Kyle on his visit to Norwich's Prince of Wales RoadSpeaking after his visit to Prince of Wales Mr Kyle said: 'I have to say the paramedics and the people behind the SOS bus and other emergency services were all amazing. But what they have to deal with at times is shameful.


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'I saw people being arrested for violence, people collapsed in their own vomit and for a time it was pretty chaotic down there. I never would have thought a night out in Norwich could be so raucous, or turn so sour for some.'

In 2015 Norwich was named as the fourth most dangerous drinking spot in England due to the number of drinkers seeking hospital treatment after a night out. An ITV source said that Kyle wanted see for himself how much truth was behind the Prince of Wales Road headlines.

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Mr Kyle added: 'I've got some good friends in Norwich and I've always been amazed by just how nice and gentle and beautiful the city is.

He spent time with the SOS Bus. Picture by David Powles

He spent time with the SOS Bus. Picture by David Powles - Credit: Archant

MORE: Norfolk police inspector slams Jeremy Kyle's verdict on Prince of Wales Road'But it's fair to say that Saturday night down the Prince of Wales Road was my first, probably my last too – some of what I saw down there was unbelievable!'

But his visit was slammed by Norfolk Constabulary's licensing team who stated that what it will portray Norwich as could not be further from the truth.

It is not the first time Price of Wales Road has been the subject of a documentary. In 2015 it appeared in the Channel 5 programme 'Norwich After Dark' which shined a light on the binge drinking culture in the city and in 2013 Prince of Wales Road taxi firm Courtesy Taxis was the main the focal point of 'Up All Night: The Minicab Office' on Channel 4.

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• The Kyle File - Dangers Of A Night Out, ITV, Monday March 13, 8pm.

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