by Vivienne Harvey
Starring Rosie Cavaliero, Chris Gascoyne
Mati has lived with his adopted Mother, Rosie and brother George, who has downs syndrome, since he was seven years old. On his 18 th birthday in the midst of all the celebrations, he discovers that his leave to remain in the country has been declined. He’s being deported. Devastated and terrified, he lies to Rosie that he can stay. The next day Mati leaves for work as normal but doesn’t return, desperate to stay in the UK he goes on the run. When Rosie and George discover the letter, they begin to panic, leading George to run away from home in search of his brother. With two boys missing, how will Rosie find them and solve this seemingly impossible situation.
Directed by Reece Dinsdale
by Colette Kane
Starring Katy Cavanagh, Brian Fletcher, Andrew Tiernan
Clare is a working mother of two boys. Her eldest is at university and her youngest, Matt, is at his first music festival. When he returns, she is so excited to see him but his visit is short as he announces that he is going on holiday with his new girlfriend from the festival. Clare is devastated as she realizes that her baby is growing up and away from her. Whilst helping him pack, in a moment of madness, she steals his passport to stop him leaving. Matt is distraught when he cannot find it and can’t go on the holiday. Will Clare’s conscience get the better of her enough to let her son go?
Directed by Julia Ford
by Tony Gannie
Starring Warren Brown, Amy Nuttall, Erin Shanagher
Separated from his wife, Liam has begun to move on with his life but he still longs to be back with his family. When he and his new girlfriend bump into his daughter, Jess, he buys her alcohol for a party in a desperate attempt to reconnect. When Liam receives a call that Jess is in a coma after a drunken fall, he immediately knows it’s his fault. However, tragedy can bring people together in this case, it brings Liam and his ex-wife closer. He’s getting his old life back but the guilt is eating him up especially because he knows that the truth will come out when Jess wakes up. Liam has backed himself into a corner, whether he owns up or not; he’ll risk losing his children.
Directed by David Whitney
by Shaun Duggan
Starring Aron Julius, Charles Dale, Louis Emerick
Nathan is a hard-working young man who wants nothing more than to move out a start a life for himself and his girlfriend, Lucy. However, he’s not earning enough in his 2 part time jobs and needs a break. So, when he is offered the job at a luxury car factory he is ecstatic. What he doesn’t realize is that it is a zero hours contract, which leaves his life controlled by work, as he doesn’t know his shifts from one day to the next. As it starts affecting his relationship Nathan makes a choice that will either make or break his career.
Directed by Paul McGann
by Esther Wilson
Starring Lorraine Chesire, Andrew Dunn, Bronwyn James
After receiving inheritance from her late mother, Kim can finally buy a house for herself and Grace, her daughter. It is a dream come true for Kim, however, the house needs a lot of work and she cannot afford the rates for builders to come in and do the work. Until she meets Tommy, charming, funny and affordable, Kim is blown away. The catch is, Tommy doesn’t work by the book, which explains his prices… Kim knows it’s wrong but by then she has grown extremely fond of Tommy, much to her boyfriend’s annoyance. Then Tommy stops answering Kim’s calls mid way through the work, how will she get the job done?
Directed by Noreen Kershaw