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Don't Take My Baby

Bafta award-winning factual drama which tells the story of a disabled couple's agonising struggle to keep their newborn baby, challenging prejudices about the disabled community.

Bafta award-winning factual drama which tells the story of a disabled couple's agonising struggle to keep their newborn baby. Based on real-life testimony, this emotional tale will call viewers' prejudices and beliefs about the disabled community and society as a whole into question, as we learn about a situation many disabled couples find themselves in as new parents.

Can 21-year-old wheelchair user Anna and partially sighted Tom provide the care and attention their daughter needs, or will social worker Belinda have to consider alternative care?

1 hour

Last on

Thu 3 Dec 2015 02:30

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BBC Writersroom: Jack Thorne

BBC Writersroom: Jack Thorne
"It’s a show about something very difficult... a story that was important to make sure was told properly."

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Credits

Role Contributor
Anna Ruth Madeley
Tom Adam Long
Belinda Wunmi Mosaku
Director Ben Anthony
Writer Jack Thorne
Producer Pier Wilkie
Executive Producer Aysha Rafaele

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