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Three Girls (BBC-1 2017, Maxine Peake, Molly Windsor)

Three Girls BBC

The true story of three girls drawn into the frightening world of sexual exploitation. Three Girls tells the story of three of the children who were victims in the 2012 grooming and sex trafficking case in Rochdale.

Holly (Molly Windsor) is new to Rochdale and keen to make friends and fit in. She finds herself drawn into a world she cannot escape, despite her pleas for help.

It’s a world that is all too familiar to sexual health worker Sara (Maxine Peake), who has been recording and reporting cases of child abuse for years.

Three Girls is made with the full cooperation of the victims and their families, aims to tell the victims’ stories; how they were failed by authorities directly responsible for their protection and how the abuse has impacted on their lives.

cast
Molly Windsor as Holly
Liv Hill as Ruby
Maxine Peake as Sara Rowbotham
Ria Zmitrowicz as Amber

show type
Crime drama based on a true story.

broadcast from
Tuesday 16 May 2017
3×60 minute episodes

network and production companies
BBC One





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