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Shaun Micallef's Stairway to Heaven broadcast alert

Friday, January 06, 2017
Broadcast alert! Shaun Micallef's Stairway To Heaven returns to SBS from Wednesday January 18th at 8:30pm.

Comedian and Writer Shaun Micallef takes a leap of faith on three extraordinary spiritual adventures. 
Envious of those with ‘unshakeable faith’, Shaun journeys across the globe immersing himself into some of the world’s
most unique beliefs. This is his adventure out of suburban Australia on a quest to find the meaning of life itself.

“Filled with wit, warmth and revelations, Stairway To Heaven will intrigue even non-believers.” - TV Week, 12/12/16

New Year is  a time for new beginnings and so a good moment to share Shaun Micallef's adventures as he contemplates the big questions in life. 
Much of this series was shot in America as Shaun Meets the Mormons, Faith Healers and Doomsday Preppers. Premiering a couple of days ahead of Trump's inauguration, spot Shaun singing in the mighty Tabernacle Choir, and commenting on the underbelly of the USA as he ventures forth on a search for the meaning of life.

Big thanks to all those who helped bring this to screen, including Director Russell Vines, Story Producer Katherine Barrett, Editor John Carozzi, Researchers Katrina Tudor and Rob McGlynn, Production Manager Aimee King, Director of Photography Torstein Dyrting ACS, Sound Recordists Glenn Martin and  Laurie Chlanda, and composer Ash Gibson Greig. And in memory of the late Executive Producer, Brian Beaton. 


Celia Tait
Executive Producer