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The Sick Children's Trust

The Wire star and BAFTA award-winning actor Dominic West makes an appeal on behalf of the Sick Children's Trust, a charity that provides free accommodation for families with seriously ill children.

The film features Elsie who, when she was two years old, was suddenly diagnosed with a rare form of child leukaemia and rushed to a specialist unit miles away from home. For six months, Elsie's family stayed in one of the charity's 'homes from home' so that they could be together by Elsie's bedside whilst she underwent chemotherapy. Elsie has now made a good recovery and is back at school.

To donate, please call 0800 011 011, go online at or send donations to The Sick Children's Trust, Freepost, BBC Lifeline Appeal.

Release date:

10 minutes

Last on

Wed 19 Sep 2012 15:35
BBC Two Scotland


Role Contributor
PresenterDominic West
ProducerGavin Ahern
Executive ProducerGary Hunter

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