Hi Tom and all -
may I offer a word of caution to anyone who is about to contact the C4
person requesting information - I have had bad experiences of C4 documentaries
within my work on disability and prison. It is very rare that a programme of
this type does not seek to sensationalise and appeal to a certain type of
viewer. If you decide to become involved be very careful - TV staff will often
treat you with respect until they have got what they want then disappear, and
no matter what they promise, inevitably fail to let you see footage before it
The topic of this particular programme could easily be susceptible to the
same thing, although I very much hope not as this is an important issue worthy
of serious discussion .............. by the right people.
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