The Kids Are Alright - The Story Of Child Pop Stars

29 August 2003

50 minute documentary looking at the lives of various child stars through the years.

Features an 8 minute segment about Lena's career and illness.

Mel Giedroyc explores our enduring fascination with young music stars, and counts the cost of fame at an early age. Includes interviews with Helen Shapiro and Jimmy Osmond.

BBC Genome: 29 August 2003

Cast Credits
Presenter: Mel Giedroyc Director: Karina Brennan
On screen participant: Helen Shapiro Producer: Karina Brennan
On screen participant: Jimmy Osmond Executive producer: Mark Cooper
On screen participant: Aled Jones Production company: BBC Television
On screen participant: Mark Curry
On screen participant: Charlotte Church
On screen participants: Martha & David Fisher
On screen participant: Andrew O'Hagan
On screen participant: Ralph Tresvant
Archive Footage: Lena Zavaroni