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Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad

Documentary following Rio Ferdinand a year after losing his wife to cancer as he tries to come to terms with the loss and its effects on him and his three children.

In May 2015 Rio Ferdinand lost his 34-year-old wife Rebecca to cancer. A year on, he is still trying to come to terms with this loss and its effects on him and his three children. This film follows Rio as he meets other families coping with bereavement and looks at what help is available for parents and children who have experienced loss.

58 minutes

Last on

Wed 13 May 2020 00:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:57


    Be Right Back, Moving House


Role Contributor
Participant Rio Ferdinand
Director Matt Smith
Executive Producer Grant Best
Editor Martin Thompson
Production Manager Justine Collins
Producer Jessica Winteringham
Assistant Producer Cheryl Hockey
Production Company OTB Productions Ltd


  • Tue 28 Mar 2017 21:00
  • Tue 28 Mar 2017 22:45
  • Sat 3 Jun 2017 01:15
  • Mon 3 Feb 2020 23:00
  • Mon 3 Feb 2020 23:30
  • Mon 3 Feb 2020 23:55
  • Tue 4 Feb 2020 00:10
  • Tue 12 May 2020 23:45
  • Wed 13 May 2020 00:30
  • Wed 13 May 2020 00:45

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