News from April 2009

28 Apr 2009
Next Monday on Written Off? Sarah Newman from Dragons’ Den drops in on the students and gives them a lesson in confidence. For all the participants the fear surrounding formal situations has governed their lives, whether it’s avoiding a parent teacher meeting or not going for a job interview....
20 Apr 2009
This Monday on ‘Written Off?’ the students get cooking and hit the farmer’s markets. Chef Clodagh McKenna has been drafted in to show them how to bake bread which they then have to sell. With Thomas, whose wife was hospitalised with Alzheimer’s four years ago, cooking is not something that he...
7 Apr 2009
Ann Boyd hasn’t been in a classroom in 40 years and in episode one of ‘Written Off?’ she confesses how nervous she is, ‘I’m just dying to know what is expected of me. I think that is the scariest part because you just don’t know what’s going to happen. I’ve never done anything like this before. I...
6 Apr 2009
‘Written Off?’ is a six- part fly-on-the-wall documentary that follows the lives of eight Irish people trying to change their lives forever. While all the participants come from different parts of the country, have different backgrounds and range in age from 19 to mid-50s, they all have...