Runaway (2009)

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Bullied at school and feeling neglected at home, Sean decides to run away. He meets another runaway, Molly, who reluctantly agrees to let Sean tag along as she tries to make her way back to her old family home.

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 Sean (3 episodes, 2009)
Saffron Coomber ...
 Molly (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Kelly (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Gary (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Dean (3 episodes, 2009)
Haydon Downing ...
 Jack (3 episodes, 2009)
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 PC Brinkley (2 episodes, 2009)
Alfie Browne-Sykes ...
 Bully (2 episodes, 2009)
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Sean is bullied at school but his mother seems more concerned with making sure he babysits his younger brothers while she goes out with her boyfriend, so Sean decides to run away from home. Whilst wandering the streets at night, he meets another runaway, Molly, who reluctantly agrees to let Sean tag along as she tries to make her way back to her old family home. Back at home, his mother becomes increasingly desperate to find him. Written by Phil G

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absolutely awful.
19 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have to say, I am beginning to get really sick of the children's television on the BBC. It started with grange hill which was changed from a show dealing with bullying, sex and even suicide, to poorly acted unfunny rubbish. So, after months of awful TV productions like 'the legend of Dick and Dom', they finally bring out a TV series that deals with a serious issue and sounds a bit more adult I was delighted but still doubtful. Don't hold your breath. The show follows Sean (a mediocre William miller) who for some reason decides that his life at home with his mum who is occasionally snappy (which I found understandable, considering the death of her husband) and Gary (her stereotypically horrible boyfriend) is unbearable and leaves home. much light attempts to portray street life, poor dialogue, baffling decisions and simply terrible acting (I mean, where's our Dakota fanning?!) follow and we are left thinking: 'what happened to the good old days when we had Byker Grove, Grange hill and an outstanding show portraying the London bombings through children's eyes?' All these programmes managed to be not too adult but display big issues to children from about 10 years up. now, I doubt a three-year-old would feel distressed at this nonsense.


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