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Private Lives of Little People

Television (Full Length) – 1998

Ron Morrison is secretly dreading the  ‘dating years’. Rebecca and Kevin have their home, their dog and more love to share, possibly with a baby. Holly Morrison isn’t that bothered with boys yet, but she is determined to pass her South American dance exam. This high-rating documentary examines the physical and emotional challenges of being a ‘little person’— someone living with achondroplasia, the most common cause of dwarfism. Ron, Holly, Rebecca and Kevin are determined to grasp opportunities, although Ron’s conflict of emotions is especially poignant.

My main dream, really, is to be a ballroom dancing teacher or judge — but mainly a teacher. No one’s said 'oh you’re just dreaming ‘cos you’re short'.
– 12-year-old Holly Morrison, on her dreams and aspirations

Key Cast & Crew

John Harris


Megan Jones


Hannah Wallis


Rachel Stace

Associate Producer

Geoff Steven

Network Executive

Bryan Shaw


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