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  • This is Martin Sixsmith. Used to be the BBC’s man in Moscow.

  • And Washington.

  • Youre depressed. - Well, I got the sack. I’m unemployed.

  • Yes, but it wasn’t your fault was it? - That’s why I’m depressed.

  • What are you working on at the moment?

  • I know this woman. She had a baby when she was a teenager...

  • She’s kept it secret for 50 years.

  • Youre talking about a human interest story. I don’t do those.

  • Why not?

  • Do you think I should do a human interest story?

  • Philomena, how are you?

  • I had a hip replacement last year Martin...

  • Titanium so it won’t rust.

  • Otherwise I’d have to oil you, like the Tin Man.

  • Is that right? - He’s just joking, mum. Ha!

  • I was going to ask you if it would be possible not to use my real name in the story...

  • What about Ann Boleyn?

  • It’s a lovely name... but somebody had that already.

  • Were going to have to use your real name, Philomena.

  • I really want to know if he’s alright.

  • Perhaps these older nuns can help us with some of the details.

  • I don’t think that’s going to be possible.

  • Why not? - Youre a journalist. I used to be.

  • Martin is a Roman Catholic. - Yes. Well, no, I used to be.

  • My guess is that Anthony was adopted and sent to America.

  • I think I would like to go...

  • I’d like to know if Anthony ever thought of me...

  • I’ve thought of him every day.

  • Do you ever walk?

  • Or,we could watch Big Momma’s House. A little black man pretending to be a fat black lady.

  • It looks very smart! Ha!

  • You told four people today that they are all one-in-a-million. What are the chances of that?

  • What if he died in Vietnam, or lived on the street?

  • Or what if he was obese?

  • What makes you think he’d be obese. - Because of the size of the portions.

  • That’s my Anthony. - I met him,

  • Where? - At the White House.

  • Dear god. What was he like? And did you remember anything he said?

  • Hello. - Hello? It might have been Hi. - Oh Martin!

  • I did not abandon my child...

  • He was taken from me.

  • She’s been looking for him. She’s spent her whole life trying to find him.

  • I’ve never been to Mexico, but I believe it’s lovely...

  • Apart from the kidnappings.

This is Martin Sixsmith. Used to be the BBC’s man in Moscow.

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