DISABILITY BENEFITS / channel 4


Disability Benefits
drama

1x15' Pilot
TX 6th May 2022 on Channel 4

Having been made redundant, and with her state benefits cut to shreds, a young woman with cerebral palsy and very little left to lose begins to build an illegal drugs empire. What better disguise could there be for criminal activity than being written off by the same system that exists to protect the law?

executive producer: Sharon Hogan, Clelia Mountford, Michael Livingstone, and Tom Thostrup
producer: Charlie Laurie
writers: Rosie Jones, Peter Fellows
director: Sophie King
colourist: Duncan Russell @ Halo
production company: Merman
distributor: Channel 4
location: London, UK

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