A Son Like Mine

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By Sonia Hughes

A mother finds a gun in her house, she knows it belongs to her son.

What does she do?

A Son Like Mine is a drama documentary featuring the real voices of mothers who have seen their sons caught up in gang and gun culture.

A powerful and moving insight into real experiences of fear, bereavement, prison, and love.

At the heart of the drama is a powerful poetic monologue which follows the journey of a mother who finds a gun in her house and has to decide what to do.

Monologue performed by Maxine Burth.

Interviews by Claire Jenkins.

Directed by Katherine Beacon