Fighting for Danny

Fighting for Danny

ITV1

A father’s fight to honour his Down’s syndrome son

Multi-millionaire Danny Mardell had everything he wanted in life – a thriving business, a beautiful home and a champagne lifestyle. But Danny’s perfect life was thrown into turmoil with the arrival of his son, who was born with Down’s Syndrome. At first, the London tycoon rejected his child, believing that his perfect world had been tarnished. This is the story of how he overcame his fears, set-up a charity in his son’s name and launched a fund-raising bid to become Britain’s white-collar boxing champion.