Documentary series My Life is set to return to UK pubcaster CBBC early next year with seven new 30-minute films that follow the lives of UK children and their global adventures.
The upcoming features, each from a different independent production company, will run the gamut from aspiring Paralympians to a young girl living aboard a floating hospital in Africa. The seven initial stories airing in the new year will be followed by 10 more new films aired in 2015.
My Life: Race For Rio follows three teenagers on the road to Brazil as they attempt to become Paralympians. My Life: Peter’s Circuss circus. In My Life: The Floating Hospitalold British girl, sails with her family on The Africa Mercy. My Life: The Most Famous School In The Worldpart film that follows three boys who have all won New Foundation Scholarships to Eton College, while My Life: Born Lucky meets teenager Joanne, one of only seven people in the world born with no limbs due to a condition called Total Amelia.
My Life: One Way Ticket follows 10 year-old Daniel and his family as they move lock, stock and barrel from Devon, England to Wellington, New Zealand. And My Life: Signing Off features 10-year-old Ben and his youngest sister, who are the only two hearing people in a deaf family.
Now in its fifth season, the series’ fourth season debuted last February and also spanned seven 30-minute features.