Main content

Skye hates to leave her baby brother Dexter with the 'foster-whatevers', but come Thursday, they will all be back together - with their mum.

Skye hates to leave her baby brother Dexter with the foster-whatevers, but she knows that come Thursday, they'll all be back together.

With Mum.

And if that visit goes well, maybe they can both stay for more than a night.

Skye and Dexter return in this heart-breaking, heart-warming story by Amanda Whittington, in one of the highlights of this year's BBC Children in Need Appeal on Radio 4.

Skye is twelve, Dexter is three. They live in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, but they were taken away from their Mum last year after things got bad.

There's nothing Skye wants more than to have the family back together. Her Mum has stopped drinking and Skye has had supervised visits. Now she's here for the whole of half-term and Dexter is coming too for the first time. Not the last time.

Skye and Dexter's story was developed with the help of Hull Children's University and Voice of Young People in Care, both organisations that receive funding for specific projects from BBC Children in Need.

Writer...Amanda Whittington
Director...Mary Ward-Lowery.

3 months left to listen

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 9 Nov 2015 19:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Skye Sydney Wade
Dexter Alfie Johnson
Joe Bill Rodgers
Jak Una McNulty
Dean Peter Caulfield
Amber Liz Godber
Ant John Elkington
Director Mary Ward-Lowery
Writer Amanda Whittington

Broadcasts

  • Mon 9 Nov 2015 10:45
  • Mon 9 Nov 2015 19:45

Featured in...

Audio Books

Audio Books

Download these highlights and all our programmes via the iPlayer Radio app.