7 up is a series of documents; viewing the lives of 14 children, starting at the age of 7. The producer, Michael Apted, visited these children every 7 years up until 56 which is coming out in 2012. I have chosen 3 characterS on which I will focus on these are Tony, Simon and Sue.
14 - At the age of 14 Tony was an apprentice jockey, learning the fundamentals about horses and racing he says if he didn't think he could make it 'big time' he would stop. Tony is a quite boy without as much energy as he did have when he was 7, he keeps to himself and doesn't talk much. He doesn't think much of rich people, he thinks they are people who think they can do whatever they like just because they have money.
35 - at 35 Tony was teaching his kids to ride horses. Tony sees himself in his girls a lot, he wants to give them the opportunities that he missed out on His wife also went on the knowledge and learnt the streets in an unbelievably short time.Tony would work as a taxi driver during the day and his wife during the night. at this stage Tony is having trouble staying loyal to his wife, as he gets distracted easily. Even though Tony has had many failures he has made his acting career a success, he now does a few commercials and acts as a taxi driver in a few movies. Tony's wife admits easily to having a rocky marriage and says its never easy. Tony and his wife has the typical fights every now and then, mostly based on Tony not being strict enough and his wife spending to much money on there kids.
42 - by the age of 42 tony had committed adultery, although their marriage survived as she fought to forgive him.
49- by the age of 49 Tony and his wife had brought a house, and left the east end of London.