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The BBC Have Announced Documentary On Survivors Of Terror Attack In Manchester

The BBC Have Announced Documentary On Survivors Of Terror Attack In Manchester

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BBC Three exposed that they would be creating a documentary about the 2017 terror attack in Manchester.

At the present, the film has been give the working title "Manchester Bomb: The Girls' Story". It follows the lives of a few of the female survivors of whom got caught in the Manchester bombing.

Over the course of the last six months, a film crew have been recording the recovery of the 11 to 18-year-olds of whom had gotten caught up in the bombing. It will glance of everything it involved, from hospital appointments to counselling sessions.

The documentary will look in depth at the psychological effects on the girls that had witnessed the attack that evening, in addition to taking into consideration the ripple effect that the bombing will leave on their friends and family.

Closely observing the path to recovery, it intends to follow survivors' lives and glance at their road to recovery.

The director, Lizzie Kempton, said (via Digital Spy): 'I feel so privileged to have been filming with these girls. No-one can truly understand what they and their families have been through but I hope this documentary can give some insight and show the strength of these girls at such a difficult time in their lives.’ 

Damian Kavanagh, the BBC Three controller, added: “Because this attack happened to young people, we felt it was vital that we found a way to tell the inspirational stories of those that were affected by this awful event as they rebuild their lives. 

"It is an incredibly important film for BBC Three and we’re delighted that Lizzie, who is a talented first time film-maker, has made this film."

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