Feckless father cannot remember children's names
Panorama's Declan Lawn looks at absentee fathers after meeting one man who cannot remember the names of his eight children by eight womenRead more about absentee fathers
Panorama reporter Declan Lawn meets Keith Macdonald who, at just 25, has fathered eight children by eight different women. He is asked to name his children.
Panorama Reporter Declan Lawn visits a pioneering project in south London which is having results in reconnecting absent dads with their children.
The film Big Man is a drama about absent fatherhood set in Lambeth, south London.
It was developed and performed in partnership with young people from across the borough, many of whom have direct experience of the complex issues around parenting, relationships and being a father.
Young parents worked with Latimer Creative Media and St. Michael's Fellowship to create the film and the project was funded by the Walcot Foundation.
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