There She Goes. Image shows from L to R: Simon (David Tennant), Ben (Edan Hayhurst), Rosie (Miley Locke), Emily (Jessica Hynes). Copyright: Merman.

There She Goes

BBC Four comedy drama about learning disabilities. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Miley Locke, David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, Edan Hayhurst and others.

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There She Goes. Image shows from L to R: Simon (David Tennant), Ben (Edan Hayhurst), Rosie (Miley Locke), Emily (Jessica Hynes). Copyright: Merman.

There She Goes

Comedy drama about a family whose 9-year old girl has severe learning disabilities

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2018
Channel
BBC Four
Episodes
5   (1 series)
Starring
Miley Locke, David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, Edan Hayhurst, Yasmine Akram, Justin Edwards, Serena Evans, Ben Willbond and Amber Aga
Writer
Shaun Pye
Director
Simon Hynd
Producers
Clelia Mountford, Alex Moody and Sharon Horgan

There She Goes is about a severely learning disabled 9-year-old girl Rosie, her dad Simon, mum Emily and brother Ben.

All the stories and characters are drawn from the real life experience of writer Shaun Pye, whose daughter was born in 2006 with an extremely rare and, to date, undiagnosed chromosomal disorder.

Each episode shines a light on day-to-day life with Rosie - unique experiences from simply trying to take her to the park to trying to explain that everyday isn't her birthday.

A second timeline in 2006 shows the effect having a severely disabled child had on the family unit, how it threatened to disintegrate but ultimately brought them even closer.

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