Paolo Hewitt – Born 1958 – 27 books published – first ten years of life absolute horror-show – written for numerous publications – taken away from natural mother and placed with woman who makes Maggie Thatcher look like Mary Poppins – next ten years a lot better as lived in a children’s home for eight of them – very valuable lessons learnt in Home – obsessed as a child and teenager with books, music and football – loyalty and non-discrimination were the big things I took from my children’s home
Read the scripts
This is the opening scene for a proposed three part TV drama based in and around a children’s home.
It is very loosely based on my book But We All Shine On – The Remarkable Orphans Of Burbank Children’s Home. Script editor is Tony Marchant.