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CHILD IN A MILLION

Channel 5

6 x 48 minutes for Five/Granada Media

First Broadcast:
February, 2007

Producer, Director, Sound for episodes 1,3 and 5.
Kate Hampel

Series Producer:
Tanya Cohen

Exec Producer:
Marie Thomas

 

Child in a Million follows the medical teams at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital over eight months, capturing just some of the incredible pioneering treatments which take place there each day.

The series follows 13 children and their families both at home and in the hospital, as doctors attempt to diagnose their rare, and often, complex conditions and work out how best to treat them using cutting-edge techniques.

 
PRESS

"Essential viewing for anyone in need of perspective"
Today's Highlights - The Daily Telegraph

"This is poignant television, put together without prurience"
Terrestrial Choice - Time Out

"The filming of these stories was handled with much humanity-and the people involved came across remarkably well"
Last Night on Television - The Daily Telegraph

"As these two small but precious lives are put in the capable hands of top surgeon Dr Martin Elliot you’ll be rooting for them every step of the way."
Pick of the Day - The Daily Mail

AWARDS

Creative East
Best Broadcast Production 2007

Episode 1 "Molly and Tahlia".

Hors Concours
Banff Television Festival 2007

Episode 1 "Molly and Tahlia"