• Feature Documentary
  • 90 mins
  • 2014

The Untold Story of Baby P

Who failed Baby P? The social workers and a single doctor took the blame for the brutal death of the seventeen-month-old toddler, one of the biggest scandals of 21st century Britain. But were there other professionals who might have saved Peter Connelly? And if so, why did the public never hear about them?

Featuring interviews with the individuals at the heart of the story, most of whom have never spoken before, the film reveals the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that pushed some professionals into the spotlight and allowed powerful people and institutions to hide in the shadows. The story of a witch hunt which reveals how power operates in contemporary Britain.

Henry Singer

Henry Singer, Jenny Saunders

Ben Stark

A lucid, beautifully stitched film…. In the best traditions of the corporation, this superb film does us a great public service.

The Guardian

An unmissable feature-length film certain to reopen the debate.

The Daily Telegraph

Henry Singer’s film was excellent… The truth was abducted and now it’s finally been released.

The Observer

An exemplary film…

The Times