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Duration: 1 hour

At 25, Ruth Ojadi had an amazing singing voice and a place to study music at university. She should have been on her way to the top. Instead, Ruth was diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome and her life fell apart. The blinks and twitches her GP had put down to nerves became worse and before long she started swearing and blurting out inappropriate comments, eventually dropping out of university and locking herself away. Now, three years on, Ruth has decided to take her life back and once again step up to the mic, but when a trip to the supermarket is such a struggle how will she cope with getting up on stage?

Last on

Fri 16 Dec 2011 02:00 BBC Three

Credits

Producer
Danny Beck
Producer
Danny Beck
Director
Danny Beck
Director
Danny Beck
Executive Producer
Todd Austin
Executive Producer
Todd Austin
Executive Producer
Charlie Bunce
Executive Producer
Charlie Bunce

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