The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles - Series 4 - 2/5
by Esther Wilson
Award winning Drama Series about a young couple with learning disabilities, starring Donna Lavin and Edmund Davies, actors with learning disabilities. Darleen wants a baby and Jamie is shocked when he thinks she's stolen one. He's not too pleased when he discovers the truth either.
Produced and directed by Pauline Harris
FURTHER INFO - NB: Using a mixture of fact and fiction, Darleen meets Alex Huntesmith during the series who plays himself; a 17 year old young man studying for his A Levels in Politics, History and Economics, and hoping to go to Oxford, and whose parents both have learning disabilities. The series also features Alex's real mum, Jill, mother of four, and we get an insight into this extraordinary real family.