By MADE in HESTON WEST
Maria Pedro fought her way through many barriers to live a truly incredible life making a real difference to many lives...
Maria Keith-Roach or as many of us knew her Maria Pedro (1952-2018) lived a remarkable life. From the most challenging background she fought her way through many barriers to live a truly inspirational life. This film brings together some of those who were influenced and inspired by her.
We started our journey into making this documentary over 18 months ago, please click here for more information about film and behind the scenes. Also please read our Big Local tribute to Maria Pedro by clicking here.
Special thanks to Philip Keith-Roach
Directed and Edited by Blaise Singh
Produced by Alan Fraser, Taz Virdee and Kelly Tennison
Camera by Arfhan Razak
Presented by Serena Lola
In partnership with Heston West Big Local and Cranford Community College.
Big thanks to Baroness Floella Benjamin, OBE DLV, Michael Caines, Seema Malhotra MP, Sir Kenneth Aphunezi Olisa, OBE, Khalid Ahmad, Paul Lynch, Capt. Priscilla Ledlie, Haroon Lukka, Anjali Parmar and Steven Curran. In addition, we would like to thank The Warrington Hotel (Maida Vale, London), The Queens Head Pub (Cranford, Hounslow), Cranford Community College (Hounslow), House of Lords (London), Lympstone Manor (Exeter) and Restoration Partners (London) for providing us with the free filming locations.