Shannon: The Mother of All Lies

Shannon: The Mother of All Lies

BBC One

The exclusive story of how schoolgirl Shannon Matthews was abducted by her own family

For three weeks in the spring of 2008, West Yorkshire Police, aided by hundreds of volunteers, searched for missing schoolgirl Shannon Matthews. Having disappeared from her home on an estate in Dewsbury, against all the statistical odds Shannon was found alive. However, over the following days a remarkable story emerged that implicated her mother and other members of her family in the abduction.