Ellie, six, lands role in new film about Rutland man's struggle with sepsis
A new film about a Rutland man's struggle with a horrific disease has cast a young actor from Market Harborough as his daughter.
Starfish tells the disturbing story of Tom Ray, from Uppingham, who contracted sepsis in 2000 and had to have his arms, legs and mouth amputated.
The film has been written and directed by Bill Clark, who lives in Seaton, Rutland, and the film began casting last year.
Six-year-old Ellie Copping was just four when her mum, Louisa, saw the advertisement on Facebook for a young actor to play Mr Ray's daughter, Grace.
Louisa said: "There was an advert on a Market... read more
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