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Hush Little Baby

Moving On, Series 5 Episode 4 of 5

14-year-old Beth suddenly stops talking. She won't talk in school, and she won't talk at home. Her mum Louise and dad Greg are horrified, not least because it took the school to point out her silence, lost in the daily whirl of family life. But Beth discovers a warped power in her silence: geeky Beth now has kudos. Her aunt Toni reckons she'll be okay in time, but her brother Patrick just wishes she'd get over herself.

When even the psychologist is met wth silence, each family member starts to panic that the silence is a result of something they've done, resulting in a stream of confessions that Beth wishes she'd never heard.

Now Beth knows what she knows, it is too hard to break the silence, until events at a family meal reveal secrets too big to keep hidden. But could Beth's silence finally provide a way for them all to start talking..?

Release date:

44 minutes

Last on

Thu 20 Nov 2014 14:15

Music from the programme

Most of the music from the programme is especially composed by Steve Wright.
The rest of the commercial tracks can be found here.


Role Contributor
LouiseEmma Cunniffe
GregAnthony Flanagan
ToniAmy Nuttall
BethCharlie May-Clark
PadsBen-Ryan Davies
Mrs ClaffeyBecky Hindley
Dr AramArchie Lal
LucyJody Holt
NathanPaul Popplewell
Executive ProducerColin McKeown
ProducerDonna Molloy
DirectorRobert Glenister
WriterEsther Wilson