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0120200427Alison White's perceptive and powerful dramatisation of her memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Following Alison's emergency caesarean section, baby Louis is immediately placed in intensive care. Caught in the eye of the storm Alison and Greg prepare for the worst, but Louis holds on tight and soon they are dreaming of taking him home.

Alison ..... Katie West
Greg ..... Rupert Hill
Natlie/Registrar ..... Natalie Grady
Dr Thompson/Vicar ..... Jonathan Keeble

The drama is introduced by Alison White
JS Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0120200427Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

Alison White's perceptive and powerful dramatisation of her memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Following Alison's emergency caesarean section, baby Louis is immediately placed in intensive care. Caught in the eye of the storm Alison and Greg prepare for the worst, but Louis holds on tight and soon they are dreaming of taking him home.

ALISON....Katie West
GREG....Rupert Hill
NATALIE/REGISTRAR....Natalie Grady
DR THOMPSON/VICAR....Jonathan Keeble

The drama is introduced by Alison White
JS Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

0220200428Alison and Greg are finally taking Louis home. How will they cope on their own?

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

It is Louis' 99th day in hospital. Alison and Greg are finally taking him home. How will they cope on their own?

ALISON....Katie West
GREG/DR NOOK....Rupert Hill
LOUIS....Zak Ford-Williams
DOCTOR THOMPSON?TAXI DRIVER....Jonathan Keeble
NATALIE/AGATHA....Natalie Grady
SHOE SHOP ASSISTANT....Verity Henry

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Alison White's dramatisation of her moving memoir about caring for her disabled son.

0220200428Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

It is Louis' 99th day in hospital. Alison and Greg are finally taking him home. How will they cope on their own?

Alison ..... Katie West
Greg/Dr Nook ..... Rupert Hill
Louis ..... Zak Ford-Williams
Dr Thompson/Taxi driver ..... Jonathan Keeble
Natalie/Agatha ..... Natalie Grady
Shoe shop assistant ..... Verity Henry

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Alison and Greg are finally taking Louis home. How will they cope on their own?

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0220200428Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

It is Louis' 99th day in hospital. Alison and Greg are finally taking him home. How will they cope on their own?

Alison ..... Katie West
Greg/Dr Nook ..... Rupert Hill
Louis ..... Zak Ford-Williams
Dr Thompson/Taxi driver ..... Jonathan Keeble
Natalie/Agatha ..... Natalie Grady
Shoe shop assistant ..... Verity Henry

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Alison White's dramatisation of her moving memoir about caring for her disabled son.

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0320200429Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Alison and Greg struggle to find a way to communicate with Louis until they discover music therapy. Will music have a transforming effect on Louis' sense of control in the world?

Alison ..... Katie West
Greg/Brian ..... Rupert Hill
Louis ..... Zak Ford-Williams
Speech therapist/Compere ..... Verity Henry

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

The episode includes the real voices of Louis White and music therapist Brian Smith from Inscape Therapies

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Dramatisation of Alison White's moving memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0320200429Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Alison and Greg struggle to find a way to communicate with Louis until they discover music therapy. Will music have a transforming effect on Louis' sense of control in the world?

Alison ..... Katie West
Greg/Brian ..... Rupert Hill
Louis ..... Zak Ford-Williams
Speech therapist/Compere ..... Verity Henry

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

The episode includes the real voices of Louis White and music therapist Brian Smith from Inscape Therapies

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Will music therapy have a transforming effect on Louis' sense of control in the world?

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0320200429Will music therapy have a transforming effect on Louis' sense of control in the world?

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Alison and Greg struggle to find a way to communicate with Louis until they discover music therapy. Will music have a transforming effect on Louis' sense of control in the world?

ALISON....Katie West
GREG/BRIAN....Rupert Hill
LOUIS....Zak Ford-Williams
SPEECH THERAPIST/COMPERE....Verity Henry

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

The episode includes the real voices of Louis White and music therapist Brian Smith from Inscape Therapies

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Dramatisation of Alison White's moving memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0420200430Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Louis has found his voice through music and has begun to engage in the world with great enthusiasm. But following an operation on his leg Louis is left in pain and Alison finds herself at breaking point until David, a sports therapist, offers his services.

Alison ..... Katie West
Gred /Mr Rhys ..... Rupert Hill
Louis ..... Zak Ford-Williams
David/ Mike/Guard ..... Jason Done
Occupational therapist ..... Verity Henry

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Dramatisation of Alison White's moving memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0420200430Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Louis has found his voice through music and has begun to engage in the world with great enthusiasm. But following an operation on his leg Louis is left in pain and Alison finds herself at breaking point until David, a sports therapist, offers his services.

Alison ..... Katie West
Gred /Mr Rhys ..... Rupert Hill
Louis ..... Zak Ford-Williams
David/ Mike/Guard ..... Jason Done
Occupational therapist ..... Verity Henry

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Louis is left in pain following an operation until a sports therapist offers his services.

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0420200430Louis is left in pain following an operation until a sports therapist offers his services.

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Louis has found his voice through music and has begun to engage in the world with great enthusiasm. But following an operation on his leg Louis is left in pain and Alison finds herself at breaking point until David, a sports therapist, offers his services.

ALISON....Katie West
GREG/MR RHYS....Rupert Hill
LOUIS....Zak Ford-Williams
DAVID/ MIKE/ GUARD....Jason Done
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST....Verity Henry

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major is played by Louis White

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Dramatisation of Alison White's moving memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0520200501Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Louis' desire for independence is immense and his mantra 'just try' leads to incredible developments.

Alison ..... Katie West
Greg/Mr Rhys ..... Rupert Hill
Louis/Social worker ..... Zak Ford-Williams
David/Mr Monsam ..... Jason Done

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major was performed by Louis White

The episode includes the real voices of Louis White, Alison White and music therapist Brian Smith from Inscape Therapies .

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Dramatisation of Alison White's moving memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0520200501Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Louis' desire for independence is immense and his mantra 'just try' leads to incredible developments.

Alison ..... Katie West
Greg/Mr Rhys ..... Rupert Hill
Louis/Social worker ..... Zak Ford-Williams
David/Mr Monsam ..... Jason Done

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major was performed by Louis White

The episode includes the real voices of Louis White, Alison White and music therapist Brian Smith from Inscape Therapies .

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

In his desire for independence, Louis' mantra 'just try' leads to incredible developments.

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

0520200501In his desire for independence, Louis' mantra 'just try' leads to incredible developments.

Dramatisation of Alison White's poignant memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.

Alison White's dramatisation of her perceptive and powerful memoir about a mother's love and about a son's determined spirit. A unique insight into raising a child with cerebral palsy. A moving and ultimately uplifting drama about hope: hope for those we love, hope in others and hope for the future.

Louis' desire for independence is immense and his mantra 'just try' leads to incredible developments.

ALISON....Katie West
GREG/MR RHYS....Rupert Hill
LOUIS/SOCIAL WORKER....Zak Ford-Williams
DAVID/ MR MONSAM....Jason Done

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Major was performed by Louis White

The episode includes the real voices of Louis White, Alison White and music therapist Brian Smith from Inscape Therapies.

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Alison White's memoir Letter to Louis was published by Faber & Faber in 2018

Dramatisation of Alison White's moving memoir about caring for her disabled son Louis.