Louis Theroux

Find out more about the Louis Theroux documentary ‘A Different Brain', which featured the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT).

We are delighted to have be at the heart of the new Louis Theroux documentary: 'A Different Brain' for the BBC. The programme is about brain injury and the rehabilitation journey, showing how people and their families come to terms with this life-changing condition.

Brain injury is often referred to as a 'hidden disability’ because although those affected sometimes show few physical signs of change, they can face enormous cognitive, behavioural and personality challenges. Rehabilitation helps them to reconstruct who they are - from relearning the basics of walking, talking and eating, to adapting to and finding new ways to deal with changes in memory, judgement and behaviour.