Series 1 Episode 1
First Broadcast: 9PM Thu 14 May 2009

At the age of four, journalist Rachel Roberts was placed in a children's home in Doncaster. Now, more than 30 years later, with only an old photo and fading recollections of her time there, she's searching for the other children she shared the home with to find out what became of them.

Although focusing on Rachel's individual search, The Homecoming casts a wider look at the care system in general - and the long-lasting effects it can have on those caught up in it.

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In this Cutting Edge film, journalist Rachel Roberts goes in search of the people with whom she once shared a children's home, with only a photo and childhood memories to help her