The Good Samaritan

Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences.

Episodes

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01Hassan's Story2009091520100510
20161226 (BBC7)
20161227 (BBC7)
Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences.

Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences.

When a group of Jewish commuters were attacked on the New York subway, a slightly-built accountancy student decided it was time to act.

. An accountancy student stepped in when some Jewish commuters were attacked in New York.

1.Hassan's story. When a group of Jewish commuters were attacked on the New York subway, a slightly built accountancy student decided it was time to act.

Producer John Byrne.

An accountancy student stepped in when some Jewish commuters were attacked in New York.

Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences

Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences

02Sylvia's Story2009092220100511
20161227 (BBC7)
20161228 (BBC7)
Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences.

After serving just two days of her prison sentence for failing to pay her full council tax, pensioner Sylvia Hardy had her protest ruined when an anonymous benefactor paid her arrears and she was released.

. After just two days in prison, pensioner Sylvia Hardy had her council tax protest ruined.

2. Sylvia's story

Producer John Byrne.

Producer John Byrne.

After just two days in prison, pensioner Sylvia Hardy had her council tax protest ruined.

Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences

Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences

03The Butterfields' Story2009092920100512
20161228 (BBC7)
20161229 (BBC7)
Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences.

Jane and Ashley Butterfield used to organise railway tours of India. Distressed by the sight of children living rough near railway lines, they set up their own charity to run a home for girls on the outskirts of Delhi.

. Jane and Ashley Butterfield set up a charity to run a home for girls in Delhi.

3. The Butterfield's Story.

Producer John Byrne.

04Gordon's Story2009100620100513
20161229 (BBC7)
20161230 (BBC7)
Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences.

The man who stopped by the roadside to help some swans in distress, only to have his luxury car stolen.

. The man who stopped to help some swans in distress, only to have his luxury car stolen.

4/5 Gordon's Story.

Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, including the man who stopped by the roadside to help some swans in distress, only to have his luxury car stolen.

Producer John Byrne.

The man who stopped to help some swans in distress, only to have his luxury car stolen.

Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences

Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences

05 LASTJamie's Story2009101320100514
20161230 (BBC7)
20161231 (BBC7)
Dominic Arkwright meets people who have lent a helping hand, with varying consequences.

Dominic Arkwright talks to the Sheffield man who came to the rescue of a distraught teen.

Dominic Arkwright talks to the Sheffield man who came to the rescue of a distraught teenager.

Producer John Byrne.