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Starlight: For The Children was a ten part documentary series showcasing the work that the Starlight Foundation does in Britain, helping families of sick children realise their wildest dreams.

The series, which was broadcast on Channel 5 on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm from February 16 - April 20, 2011. 

Narrated by Bill Nighy and David Tennant, Bill narrated episodes one - four and David narrated episodes five - ten.

EPISODE 5 - MARCH 16, 2011

Seventeen-year-old Gurmukh reaches for the stars with the help of Virgin Group boss Sir Richard Branson.


EPISODE 6 - MARCH 23, 2011


Six-year-old Ruby fulfils her dream of meeting Disney princesses in Paris.

EPISODE 7  - MARCH 30, 2011

Starlight invites motoring enthusiast Max to one of its very special themed escapes.

On the day, Max gets the drive of a lifetime from British racing car driver and Fifth Gear presenter Jason Plato around the world-famous Silverstone track in a Ferrari.


EPISODE 8  APRIL 6, 2011


Twelve-year-old Shauna from Birmingham knows everything there is to know about her favourite celebrities, but the Foundation has some special star-studded surprises in store.

EPISODE 9 - APRIL 13, 2011

Six year old Lydia, who suffers from congenital heart disease and Alagille syndrome, gets the royal treatment at the Dorchester.


EPISODE 10 - APRIL 20, 2011


The charity holds a Grand Prix party featuring stars from the world of Grand Prix for sixty seriously ill children at super-smart Chelsea restaurant Bluebird.

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