The Moorside - S01

Based on real events, this powerful story of friendship, trust and forgiveness takes us to the heart of a community rocked by a child&#39s disappearance. In 2008, nine-year-old Shannon Matthews is reported missing. A frantic search follows, quickly becoming a murder inquiry. Led by Julie, the community rallies behind Shannon&#39s grief stricken mother Karen, determined to find her daughter and show that, although from a poor background, Shannon&#39s life is as important as any other. With hope fading and doubts about Karen beginning to grow, Shannon is found - with a man her mother knows. As suspicions deepen, Karen&#39s friends set about discovering the truth.