The Untold Story of Baby P
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The Untold Story of Baby P
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Who failed Baby P? The social workers and a single doctor took the blame for the brutal death of the seventeen-month-old toddler, but were there other professionals who might have saved Peter Connelly? And if so, why did the public never hear about them?

Featuring interviews with the individuals at the heart of the story, most of whom have never spoken before, the film reveals the behind-the-scenes manoeuvring that pushed some professionals into the spotlight and allowed powerful people and institutions to hide in the shadows. The story of a witch hunt which ultimately reveals power operates in contemporary Britain.


An unmissable feature-length film certain to reopen the debate

— The Daily Telegraph

An exemplary film…

— The Times

An extraordinary film….

— Radio 5 Live

A lucid, beautifully stitched film… In the best traditions of the corporation, this superb film does us a great public service

— The Guardian

Clear eyed and forensically detailed… the insight it provided into how this country functions during crisis made for essential viewing

— The Independent

Henry Singer’s film was excellent… The truth was abducted and now it’s finally been released

— The Observer