‘You changed the world tonight’: Fans and celebrities praise Paddy McGuinness’s autism documentary

‘You changed the world tonight’: Fans and celebrities praise Paddy McGuinness’s autism documentary

Christine and Paddy McGuinness (Shutterstock) Fans and celebrities have been thanking Paddy and Christine McGuinness for their documentary about autism . The TV presenter and his wife released the programme, Paddy and Christine McGuinness: Our Family and Autism, last night (1 December), detailing their experience of having three neurodiverse children: eight-year-old twins Leo and Penelope, and five-year-old Felicity. The film followed the couple over months as they tried to gain a greater understanding of autism, meeting other parents, experts and people on the autism spectrum. Many viewers praised the documentary on Twitter, including the actor and comedian Johnny Vegas , who wrote: “What a beautiful, open, informative and emotive documentary currently showing on @BBCOne discussing #autism in our children. Thank you to @PaddyMcGuinness, family and other contributors for sharing and opening up such an important topic for conversation.” Former Countdown star Carol Vorderman added: “This was a most beautiful and honest and raw documentary. Congratulations @PaddyMcGuinness and Christine, and Paul Scholes for your story about your wonderful son. ‘Our Family and Autism’ .. if you didn’t see it , then please watch on @BBCiPlayer.” A raw and intimate look inside the lives of @PaddyMcGuinness , his wife Christine and […]

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