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Tuesday, 9 October 2018

There She Goes - “A very particular experience of parenthood” is explored in Shaun Pye’s new comedy for BBC Four


“A very particular experience of parenthood” is explored in Shaun Pye’s new comedy for BBC Four

There She Goes is a comedy-drama about a severely learning disabled nine year-old girl Rosie (Miley Locke), her dad Simon (David Tennant), mum Emily (Jessica Hynes) and brother Ben (Edan Hayhurst).
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 every day isn’t her birthday.

A second timeline set 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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