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Dustbin Baby

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Moving family drama, based on Jacqueline Wilson's novel, following the story of a teenager who sets out to discover her origins and, along the way, discovers where she belongs.

Having been left in a dustbin as a baby, the 14-year-old walks out on her foster mother following a row and determines to discover her past. As her foster mother searches frantically for her, their journeys take them on a course that will change their lives forever.

While young April goes back into the world foster care, remembering and revisiting the people who shaped her life, her foster mother tries to understand where she went wrong and finally goes in search of the dustbin where the baby was found 14 years before. Show less


Marion Bean:
Juliet Stevenson
Jenna Boyd
David Haig
Pat Williams:
Di Botcher
Little April:
Lucy Hutchinson
Daniel Johnson:
Ian Kelsey
Janet Johnson:
Carol Starks
Mrs Stevenson:
Jane McDowell
Mr Stevenson:
Simon Roberts
Joanna Dunn
Ben McKay
Police Officer:
Peter Bramhill
Chris Ryman
Hoody Boy:
Elijah Baker
Little Pete:
Tat Whalley
Railway Woman:
Chizzy Akudolu

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