Sophie Willan

Twayna speaks to comedian, writer and actor Sophie Willan.

In 2016 Sophie performed On Record, her show about receiving her fostering file at a train station at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In 2017 she returned to the Fringe with 'Branded' which was nominated for best show.

Twayna and Sophie discuss the files kept on children in care, early childhood trauma and adult mental health.

You can follow Sophie on Twitter at @sophiewillan

in loco parentis (in the place of a parent) • A fostering and adoption podcast featuring former cared for children and adoptees hosted by Twayna Mayne.

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Created and produced by Twayna Mayne (@TwaynaMayne)
Production managed by Angelie Stephens (@AngelieStephens)

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