Apart from those in the medical profession, there can't be many men in the world who saw as many babies being born this year as I did. I wanted to start at the beginning -- at the birth of a child -- to see how poverty might impact on the life of an infant. Making this film vividly brought home the fact that we shouldn't accept poverty as an inescapable and fixed fact of life.
Brian Hill has made over 60 films for the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV, many of which have won awards from the British Academy of Film and Television and the Royal Television Society.
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