The Billy Elliot Boy

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Duration: 50 minutes

The story of 13-year-old actor Jamie Bell's meteoric rise to fame after his success in the box-office smash Billy Elliot. The young star from Billingham has had to deal with worldwide adulation and has looked to director Stephen Daldry for support. In addition, the readjustment to school life has not been without incident, and he finds himself loved and loathed in equal measure.


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