Leo is an articulate, sassy, amazingly mature 11 year old boy who loves doing make-up, dressing up and playing with his identity. He doesn’t want to be a girl but he does want the liberty to do ‘girlish’ things and above all to be who he is.
Vicky Swales, at just 16, got engaged to her soldier boyfriend Craig Wood, during his two week R&R from his tour of Afghanistan. Less than two weeks later, Craig was hit by a roadside explosive.
As a tiny primordial dwarf, Nick Smith is not your average 21 year old. His mum has to buy him baby clothes and his younger brother towers over him. Despite the challenges, Nick is determined to fulfil his life's ambitions.
Five Bangkok slum children are saved from poverty, disease and abuse by art and the dedicated care of a maverick priest. Father Joe Maier moved to Klong Toey 45 years ago to help the poor and sick.
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Alex Lewis, vader van een zoon, liep eind 2013 een verkoudheid op die zich snel ontwikkelde tot een bloedvergiftiging en het toxische shock syndroom.
Nick and Sophie, from Cambridgeshire, were in the middle of searching for a home together when Nick was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Thankfully Nick survived, but was left without his sight.
The highly respectable world of classical musicians is rarely linked to addictive behaviour. In this uplifting one-off documentary, the composer and musician James McConnel examines music’s extraordinary transformative power, as he unites ten classical musicians whose lives have all been blighted by addiction, in an orchestra for a spectacular one-off performance with the London Symphony Orchestra.
As of yet, nobody knows why some babies are born with the chromosomal anomaly that causes Down Syndrome. This moving documentary will show what its like for three people living with the condition.