BBC Same But Different, Archie’s Story

directed, shot and edited by David Barnes

production company David & Goliath / Libra Television

Meet Archie, the doctors predicted he’d never speak, eat, wheel himself or know his parents… they were wrong!

International Emmy Award winning and BAFTA nominated collection of eight short documentary portraits, featuring children from across the UK with a range of differences, disabilities and medical conditions.

The child-led films have been praised for their photography and non-patronising approach in which the children tell us “what it’s like to be me”.

In additional to the International Emmy Award and BAFTA nomination, David and the programme have received prestigious industry recognition in the form of several nominations, including RTS NW Best Children’s Programme, Kidscreen Award, Broadcast Digital Award, Learning On Screen and the films were a finalist in the Japan Prize.

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