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I Am…: I Am Kirsty (S1EP2 Channel 4 30 Jul 2019, Samantha Morton)



I Am Kirsty: Kirsty is struggling to keep afloat and protect her two young daughters. Working as a cleaner, she is having difficulties paying off debts and, after a frank conversation with a colleague, she contemplates sex work as a means of earning money. The film explores the sacrifices she makes for her family — and how far she’s willing to go to ensure their survival.

Regular Cast: Samantha Morton (Kirsty), Paul Kaye (Ryan), Vinette Robinson (Toni), Anthony Flanagan (Peter)

Writer and Director: Dominic Savage / Story: Dominic Savage, Samantha Morton

Airdate: 30 Jul 2019 on Channel 4

Series: I Am… Season 1 Episode 2

Show Info: Each hour-long drama in this 3 part anthology follows a different women as they experience “moments that are emotionally raw, thought-provoking and utterly personal”.