The Power Of Three

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012020120420210111 (R4)Cole Moreton presents a deeply personal account of what it’s like to have and to be triplets, as his children Ruby, Josh and Grace turn 18 and prepare to leave home.

Cole and their mother Rachel brace themselves for the future by telling the story of the early years, when there was much joy, but the struggle to keep a family together often felt extreme and overwhelming.

The series explores how triplets can often think and feel differently to other children, facing challenges as they grow. In this episode, in an extraordinary encounter, the kids meet the IVF doctor who says he saw them first as cells pulsing in a set of petri dishes.

Having been together since the womb, how will our three cope with living apart for the first time in their lives?

A TBI Media production for BBC Radio 4

A deeply personal series, as triplets face living apart for the first time.

A deeply personal documentary series, as triplets face living apart for the first time.

022020121120210118 (R4)Cole Moreton presents a deeply personal account of what it’s like to have and to be triplets, as his children Ruby, Josh and Grace turn 18 and prepare to leave home.

Cole and his wife Rachel tell the story of how they struggled to bring up the triplets, as well as a toddler, which left them at breaking point. We hear from experts and the experiences of other parents of triplets.

The series also examines how triplets can often think and feel differently to other children, facing challenges as they grow; school years can especially can be hard – retaining identity, and dealing with teachers and friends. At the end of this episode, life-changing A-Level results loom for Ruby, Josh and Grace.

A TBI Media production for BBC Radio 4

A deeply personal documentary series, as triplets face living apart for the first time.

032020121820210125 (R4)Cole Moreton presents a deeply personal account of what it’s like to have and to be triplets, as his children Ruby, Josh and Grace prepare to leave home.

We hear from experts and the experiences of other parents of triplets. The series also examines how triplets can often think and feel differently to other children, facing challenges as they grow; retaining identity, and dealing with teachers and friends.

The Moreton family gather for a family holiday before Ruby starts a new job and Grace and Josh head to university. As the family finds ways of getting used to living apart, Grace and Josh are quarantined due to Covid-19.

Cole reflects on the future and the new challenges the family will face.

A TBI Media production for BBC Radio 4

A deeply personal series, as triplets face living apart for the first time.

A deeply personal documentary series, as triplets face living apart for the first time.