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BBC Breakfast: Lifting the Lid on the Care System

Michael Sheen stands by a river in a red and blue checked shirt and tan jacket, doing a piece to camera with a concerned expression.

Over the course of three years Michael Sheen produced this documentary with BBC Wales on young people’s experiences in the care system in Wales and England. This followed his previous work on petitioning the Welsh government to end the practice of temporarily placing children in unsuitable accommodation such as B&Bs and hostels. The investigation found this is still going on. The documentary tells the stories of three young people who have been through the system.

Michael Sheen: Lifting the Lid on the Care System – iPlayer

The documentary was covered on BBC Breakfast News, followed by a remote interview with Michael at home in Port Talbot: