My Life - Series 1 - My Dad in Prison

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Documentary series following the highs and lows of a group of youngsters. Tackling a different subject each episode, the strand provides an insight into the lives of different children across the UK, each with a unique story to tell. Matt Lucas narrates the story of six-year-old Liam as My Life follows the young boy to find out what it is like having a father in jail. Liam hasn't spent any of his birthdays with his father and he sees his dad once a month for an hour at a time. This moving film shows them trying to build a closer relationship by taking part in a special homework club in the prison where Liam's dad is an inmate. My Dad in Prison gains unique access to the monthly homework club where dads are taught how to understand and work with their children before each visit so they are able to make a real contribution to their child's educational progress.