How The Other Half Live

10:00pm Monday, August 9 on M4

Made by the team behind The Secret Millionaire , this new series aims to show just what it means to grow up in poverty in 21st-century Britain. Eleven-year-old Sam shares a small council flat in North London with his big sister Harley, half-brother Teddy, and mother Toni, and stepfather Jimmy. The family are struggling with debts and the council has threatened to evict them because of rent arrears. Rosie, who is also 11, and her eight-year-old sister Maisie have 16 acres in which to play. They live in a 25-room mansion in Kent. Their father Peter is a self-made multi-millionaire and he and his wife Julie want to help Sam and his family.

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