CUTTING EDGE: Shannon Matthews: The Family’s Story

“As the nation breathes a sigh of relief as Shannon Matthews is found alive, this Cutting Edge special offers a unique dramatic insight into the intense emotional turmoil experienced by her family in the five days leading up to her rescue.” Originally intended to be cut over a longer period of time, this film was edited in a week owing to the sudden discovery of Shannon mid-shoot. Watching this is made even more chilling with the knowledge of Karen Matthews’ subsequent arrest and conviction for the abduction of Shannon

1 x 60mins     AVID                       October Films/ Channel 4                      Director: James Quinn              Executive Producer: Angus MacQueen